Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme

Merit Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : Ministry of Higher Education, Srilanka

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The Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme is a merit based scholarship provided by Ministry of Higher Education, Sri Lanka. Hundred scholarships are offered per year. Students interested in several fields of study including Architecture, Art & Design, Medicine, Business Management, Computer Science & Information Technology at the undergraduate level can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship application closes on
January 9, 2020
Scholarship provided type
Number of scholarships offered
120 per year
Study Level
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Scholarship Details

(a) free preparatory courses for learning the Serbian language
(b) Free tuition fee
(c) Free accommodation and meals
(d) Free accommodation in double rooms in a student hostel
(e) Basic health care / services
(f) Free resident visa
(g)15,000 dinars per month for the cost of transportation and text books and other expenses


Eligibility Criteria

Students can apply for this scholarship irrespective of their gender. To be eligible for this scholarship, the student should:
  • Be a citizen of Sri Lanka
  • Be under 22 years of age
  • Have passed the G.C.E. (A/L) Examination conducted by the Department of Examinations, Sri Lanka with subjects relevant to the field the applicant intends to apply for
  • Possess high proficiency in English
  • Be in good health and ready to live in India during the period of study
  • Not be an employee under the Government or a statutory body
  • Not be a student already registered or following an undergraduate course at any university or a full time course of study in a state sector Higher Educational Institution in Sri Lanka.

Less than 22 years

Age Criteria

Male / Female

Gender Criteria


Application Process

(a)Every Application should conform to the specimen form provided.
(b)The words “Serbian Undergraduate Scholarships 2018 /19" should be hand or type - written on top left corner of the envelope containing the application.
(c) Each Applicant should submit only one application.
(d) Any statement in the application, which is found to be incorrect before selection, will render the applicant liable to disqualification. If such inaccuracy is found after selection it will lead to the withdrawal of the award.
(e) Any application, which is incomplete in any respect or received late, will be rejected.
(f) Closing late: Applications will be accepted only up to 09.01.2019.

Additional Information

  • If any student declines the offer after the selection through the interview, he/she is not considered for any of the scholarships during the year
  • Students who are awarded this scholarship for undergraduate studies would not be considered for admission to any local university
  • The beneficiary cannot change the field of study initially selected, under any circumstances.

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Contact Info

Address : No. 18, Ward Place,,
Colombo 7,
Sri Lanka
Phone: +94-11-269-7239