Apr 11, Colombo: India's High Commission in Colombo has announced the offer for the ICCR scholarship for 2018-19 academic sessions for PhD Degrees.
The Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme will offer five scholarships for PhD Degrees in all subjects except Medicine & Paramedical including Nursing, Physiotherapy & anesthesia etc. and fashion courses.
The Government of India selects meritorious Sri Lankan nationals for award of this Scholarship. Selection of candidates is done in consultation with the Ministry of Higher Education & Highways, Government of Sri Lanka, to pursue PhD Degrees in some of the topmost universities in India.
All scholarships cover full tuition fees for the entire duration of the course, monthly sustenance allowance and annual grant for books, stationary. The Selected Candidates would also be provided hostel facility inside the campus. Besides, all ICCR scholars in India are provided full healthcare facilities, air fare to the nearest destination in India and an annual grant for educational tours to various parts of the country, apart from several other auxiliary benefits.
The eligible candidates can download the application forms from the website of Ministry of Higher Education & highways at www.mohe.gov.lk.
The last date for submission of duly filled up application forms for PhD courses at Ministry of Higher Education & Highways, Government of Sri Lanka is April 23, 2018.
Prospective students are advised to approach the Ministry of Higher Education to learn more about the eligibility criteria and selection procedure. Interested candidates can also direct their queries to High Commission of India or visit our website for further details on the scholarships.