Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme

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

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About the Scholarship

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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
February 10, 2017
Scholarship provided type
Trust
Number of scholarships offered
120 per year
Study Level
Undergraduate
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Scholarship Details

The scholarship is applicable to students from Sri Lanka for studies in India. This scholarship is provided for:
  • A personal maintenance allowance
  • Approved tuition and exam fees
  • A grant for books and apparatus, where applicable
  • A round trip air ticket.
Students who are selected for courses of study in Sciences should bear the laboratory fees & related charges.

Requirements

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

Application Process

The students should have a:
  • Valid passport (minimum of six months)
  • Confirmation letter of acceptance or a provisional admission certificate from a university or a college or institution
  • Proof of availability of sufficient funds for the duration of studies in India for self-financing students
  • Health certificate and AIDS-free certificate
  • Student Visa
  • Proof of long term (at least three years)/permanent residence in the country.

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: +94-11-269-4486