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Thursday, January 05, 2012 - 7.44 GMT

Scholarships for SL students in India


The Indian High Commission in Colombo has announced the offer of scholarships for Sri Lankan students under the “Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme” for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

These will be at various Indian Universities, during the forthcoming session of 2012 – 2013.

The High Commission of India selects meritorious young Sri Lankan nationals for these scholarships, in consultation with the Ministry of Higher Education, Government of Sri Lanka, for pursuing various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in different universities.

The Ministry of Higher Education has invited applications from eligible candidates and the last date for submission of duly filled up application forms is January 27, 2012.

All scholarships cover full tuition fees for the entire duration of the course and students are also paid a monthly sustenance allowance. The scholarship also covers accommodation allowance and an annual grant for books, stationary. Besides, all ICCR scholars in India are provided full healthcare facilities, first class train fare and an annual grant for educational tours to various parts of the country, apart from several other auxiliary benefits.







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