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* India announces scholarships for Sri Lankan students to study Performing Arts and Fine Arts in India
Wed, Mar 14, 2018, 07:22 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 14, Colombo: India's High Commission in Colombo announced that applications are invited for award of Scholarships for Diploma in Performing Arts and Fine Arts (Classical Music, Classical Dance and Painting) in renowned institutions and Gurukuls in India by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi.

ICCR Scholarship scheme provides scholarship in Dance, Music, Fine arts courses for one year which can be extended for two more years after reviewing their results.

Applicants should be between the ages of 20-25 years and possess a minimum of three passes in GCE Advanced Level including "B" pass in the subject applied for e.g. Dance, Music or Art. In addition, they should have at least a simple pass in English language in GCE Ordinary Level and Advanced Level.

The application forms can be collected from Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo, Assistant High Commission of India, Kandy, Consulate General of India, Hambantota, Consulate General of India, Jaffna. Application forms can also be downloaded from the link http://www.iccr.gov.in/content/commonwealth-scholarships.

The candidates must fill up the following application forms given below:
1. Application Form for Scholarships 2018(1Set) (1photograph)(http://iccr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Applicationform.pdf)
2. Physical Fitness Verification - Performa for Health Check-Up 2018 (as requested in the application form) (1 set)

The Candidates may follow the following links to fill up the application forms.
1. Guidelines (http://iccr.gov.in/sites/default/files/GuidelinesScholarship.pdf)
2. General Instructions toApplicants-2018(http://iccr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Generalinstructionsapplicant.pdf

Duly filled in Application forms and photographs and you tube links of the performances attached to the forms should be submitted to Indian Cultural Centre, 16/2 Gregory's Road,Colombo or The Assistant High Commission of India, No.31 Rajapihilla Mawatha, PO Box 47, Kandy, phone no. 081-2222652 or The Consulate General of India, No.103, New Road, Hambantota, phone no. 047-2222500 or The Consulate General of India, No.14 Maruthady Lane, Nallur, Jaffna, phone no. 021-2220502. by Wednesday 4.4.2018.

Applications at Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo will be received in between 10.00am to 1.00 pm in person on 4.4.2018 and a personal interview of the candidate will be conducted on the spot. The applicants must bring their certificates in original at the time of submission of duly filled in application forms.

For further details call Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo at telephone No. 2684698 or email iccrcolombo2@gmail.com

 

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