Friday, 16 December 2016

Indian Government (ICCR) Fully Funded Scholarship for 900 Students, 2017/2018 - Apply now

This is to notify the general public that Government of India through the ICCR – Indian Council for Cultural Relations – is offering up to 900 scholarships for students from all Nationality to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate and higher courses programme at Institutions/Universities in India.

Application Deadline: 30th March, 2017 | Scholarships are Offered annually.

Type: Undergraduate, Bachelors, Masters, PhD, Associate Degree and Other Degrees.

Eligible Field of Study: Scholarship is available for courses offered at Universities in India

About Scholarship: At the inaugural plenary of the India – Africa Forum Summit held in New Delhi in April 2008, the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India announced the Government of India’s initiative to enhance the academic opportunities for students of African countries in India by increasing the number of scholarships for them to pursue undergraduate, postgraduate and higher courses.


The ICCR – Indian Council for Cultural Relations – implements this scheme on behalf of the Ministry of External Affairs.

Eligibility
  • Students applying for doctoral/ post doctoral courses should include a synopsis of the proposed area of research.
  • Students wishing to study performing arts should, if possible, enclose video/ audio cassettes of their recorded performances.
  • Candidates must have adequate knowledge of English.
  • ICCR will not entertain applications which are sent to ICCR directly by the students or which are 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.
  • Candidates may note that Indian universities/educational institution are autonomous and independent and hence have their own eligibility criteria which have to be fulfilled. Please also note that acceptance of application by the University is also not a guarantee of admission. 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 guideline stipulate that if a scholar arrives without 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.
  • The scholars who are awarded scholarships should bring with them all documents relating to their qualification in original for verification by the respective college/university at the time of admission

Number of Scholarships: 900

Value of Scholarship: (figure is in Indian currency)
  • Living allowance (Stipend) (Per Month) 
  • Undergraduate -5,500 , Postgraduate-6,000 M.Phil / Ph.D 7,000, Post-doctoral Fellow-7,500
  • House Rent Allowance (Per Month)
  • In Grade 1 cities-5,000 and In other cities-4,500
  • Contingent Grant (per annum)
  • Undergraduate-5,000, Postgraduate-7,000, M/Phil / Ph.D and M.Tech./ME-12,500, Postdoctoral studies-15,500, Tuition Fee/Other Compulsory Fee-As per actual (excluding refundable amount) –Thesis and dissertation Expenses (Once in entire duration of course)
  • D Scholar-10,000 and for BBA/BCA/MBA/MCA/M.Tech and other course required submission of Project-7.000
Medical Benefits
  • Under the scheme scholars are expected to seek treatment only at medical centre or dispensary attached to universities / Institutes where they enrolled or in the nearest Government hospital (Bill are settled as admissible according to AMA/CGHS norms)

Duration of Scholarship: For the period of study

Eligible Countries: Under this Scheme, the Council offers 900 scholarships to the following African countries:
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Comoros, Congo (Republic of), Djibouti, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea (concurrent from Nairobi), Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Kenya, Libya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan (Republic of), Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sao Tame & Principe, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Scholarship will be taken at (country): India

Note:
Please read the instruction before filling out the application forms. Please also read the financial terms and conditions. The completed and signed application form which should be typed and not hand written along with other attachments must be e-mailed as a pdf document to the Embassy/ High Commission of India in your country. A hard copy along with 5 photographs should also be delivered to the Embassy/ High commission of India.

Visit Scholarship webpage for more details.

Now that all the information about Indian Government (ICCR) Scholarship for 900 African/International Undergraduate/Postgraduate Students has been delivered nicely; talented students who are eager to pursue their Free Tuition/Scholarships/Study In India for Undergraduate, Bachelors, Masters, PhD, Associate Degree and Other Degrees, can apply now.

Scholarship Providers: Government of India. The ICCR implements this scheme on behalf of the Ministry of External Affairs.

44 comments:

  1. My Name is Mohamed Sahane Mohamud From Somalia please send me the application form via email msahane008@gmail.com because i didn't find the application

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  2. You said applications cannot be sent directly by the applicant or by the local embassy. How then are they supposed to be sent

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  3. My Name is Tonny Tubman Saydee, From Liberia, i did'nt see the Application form in the post, can you please sent me it by email, saydeetonny@gmail.com,

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  4. Price write over means indian rp or usa dollars

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  5. There is no link to take us to the actual website to get the form,kindly send details to awizzymasterlogic@gmail.com my name is princewill from Nigeria

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  6. I'm Malekanyane Qhalisi please sent me the application form

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  7. hello!
    where can i find application form?
    there is no indian embassy in my country though my country, Somalia is in the list of eligible countries.
    plz email me the form.
    bmo1664@gmail.com

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    1. Mo Badal, Go through the information in this post, you will see guidelines to apply. Check your mail and confirm the link sent to you.

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  8. Hi please help me with the link for the application, Richmond.mcaddotey@gmail.com .. It isn't appearing here but then I checked the ICCR page and could find another scholarship forms with mission but it's been dated 2014/2015..

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    1. RICHMOND NII ADDOTEY NUBUOR, Go through the information in this post, you will see guidelines to apply.
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  9. My name is Diana from Kenya and i am interested in a masters scholarship. Please send me the application forms and guidelines through my email adress omachediana@gmail.com. Thank you

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    1. You are welcome Diana
      Go through the information in this post, you will see guidelines to apply.
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  10. Please my name is Mohammed Bello Yunusa from Nigeria and my email address is bellomadrid@gmail.com . Can you kindly send the application form for me. Thanks

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  11. my name is ibrahim from Nigeria,please what is the closing date for Nigeria, because i have filled he form but remain the submission, am in kaduna where can i submit the application??

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  12. How do I get visa if my country doesn't have the indian embassy

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  13. How do I get visa if my country doesn't have the Indian embassy

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  14. My name is Fakorede Paul please send the application form into my mail fakoredeoluwafemi16@yahoo.com for me to register
    Thanks

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  15. Please I didn't see the link for application

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  16. I cannot find the link for application on this post. Kindly send link to eddiewinna@yahoo.com

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  17. Please send the link to erowland247@gmail.com. Thank you.

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  18. Please send the link to erowland247@gmail.com. Thanks

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  19. My name is Dismas Ndayikengurukiye, Please can u send me the application form? May email is: dism_ndayi@yahoo.com

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  20. Please my name is yared desalegne jemberu from Ethiopia and my email address is yargorf@gmail.com . Can you kindly send the application form for me. Thanks

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  21. Please send the application form to my email adress smhandu785@gmail.com

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  22. can i please get the link where to get the application form and the courses. my email address is kaynambala@gmail.com

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