Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship For Srilankan Students

Merit Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : High Commission of India, Colombo

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Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship (for Sri Lankan Students) is a merit based scholarship provided by High Commission of India, Colombo. It is offered by the Government of India. This scholarship is awarded to meritorious Sri Lankan students, six from each of the 25 districts in Sri Lanka. It is offered to 150 students per year. This scholarship is provided to Sri Lankan students for studies at undergraduate and postgraduate level in any college in India.

Scholarship provided type
Trust
Number of scholarships offered
150 per year
Study Level
Postgraduate / Undergraduate
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Scholarship Details

This scholarship grants up to an amount of Rs. 18,000 per year. It is applicable to undergraduate and postgraduate students interested in Architecture, Law, Medicine, Science, Humanities, Health care, Education and Teaching, Journalism, Media, PR and Events, Computer Science and Information Technology.

Requirements

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this scholarship:
  • Students should be citizens of Sri Lanka
  • Students are chosen, in consultation with the Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka, on the basis of their performance in GCE ‘O’ Level examination and on merit-cum-means criteria
Students are chosen, in consultation with the Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka, on the basis of their performance in GCE ‘O’ Level examination and on merit-cum-means criteria. Selected scholars receive financial assistance for a period of two years to complete their Advance Level studies.

Application

Application Process

Government of India offers 150 scholarships to meritorious Sri Lankan students, six from each of the 25 districts.  Students are chosen, in consultation with the Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka, on the basis of their performance in GCE ‘O’ Level examination and on merit-cum-means criteria. Selected scholars receive financial assistance for a period of two years to complete their Advance Level studies.

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Contact Info

HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA,
36-38 GALLE ROAD, COLOMBO-3,
Sri Lanka
Phone: +94-239-4581