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ICCRs General Scholarship Scheme for 2018-2019

Posted on: January 04, 2018 | Back | Print

1. Consulate General of India, Hambantota is pleased to announce that the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi has offered scholarships to meritorious student for either undergraduate (Bachelors degree), Masters Degree or a Doctoral programme under ICCR’s General Scholarship Scheme (GSS) for the year 2018 -19.  The selected candidate will be provided a scholarship package to cover tuition / college fees and a part of the cost of boarding & lodging in India for the duration of studies/research work in a recognized Indian University or higher educational institution.  The cost of air travel from Colombo to India is to be borne by the selected Student.

2.  Interested candidates, with good knowledge of English, may apply for either undergraduate (Bachelors degree), Masters Degree or a Doctoral programme in any field of study except medical courses and studies related to medicine.  For science courses, the expenditures on laboratory chemicals and other incidental charges will have to be borne by the applicant. 

3. Interested candidates from Southern Province and Monaragala District of Uva Province may visit the ICCR’s A2A (Admissions to Alumni) Scholarship Portal website https: for registration, eligibility criteria and detailed information on various fields of study / research offered by the higher educational institutions in India. The last date for receiving the application through portal is 28th February 2018. Interested students are invited to apply online at the earliest.