The government of India through the ICCR – Indian Council for Cultural Relations – is offering up to 900 scholarships for African students to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate and higher courses programmes at Institutions/Universities in India. Benefit – currency in Rupees - Living allowance (Stipend) (Per Month) - Undergraduate -5,500, Post-grad- 7,000 - House Rent Allowance (Per Month) - In Grade 1 cities-5,000 and In other cities-4,500 - Contingent Grant (per annum)
Eligibility - Candidates must have adequate knowledge of English. - ICCR will not entertain applications that are sent to ICCR directly by the students or sent by local Embassies/High Commissions in New Delhi. - Priority will be given to students who have never studied in India before. - No application will be accepted for admission to courses in MBBS/MD or Dentistry/Nursing.\ - A scholarship is awarded only when admission is confirmed by ICCR. - Student must carry a proper visa. Students should ensure that they get the correct visa from the Indian Embassy/High Commission. Government of India guidelines stipulates that if a scholar arrives without a proper visa and his/her actual admission at the University/Institute does not materialize, he/she will be deported to his/her country. - Before departing for India the scholars should seek a full briefing from the Indian Diplomatic Mission in their country about living conditions in India/the details of scholarship/the type and duration of the course to which he/she is admitted. Scholars should inform the Indian Embassy/High Commission of their travel schedule well in advance so that ICCR can make reception and other arrangements for them. - Scholars are advised to bring some money with them to meet incidental expenditures on arrival in India.
Deadline 15 March 2022
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