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* India offers scholarships for Sri Lankan students
Wed, Jan 4, 2012, 10:58 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 04, Colombo: The High Commission of India in Colombo has announced the offer of scholarships for Sri Lankan students to conduct undergraduate and post-graduate studies in India.

Indian government has offered 40 scholarships for Sri Lankan Nationals under the "Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme" for undergraduate courses, 5 scholarships under the Commonwealth Scholarship and 2 scholarships under IOR-ARC Scholarship Scheme for postgraduate course, a High Commission press release said.

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 27th January, 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.

Further details of the above scholarship and application form can be downloaded from the Ministry of Higher Education Website at www.mohe.gov.lk .



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