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Government of India (ICCR) offers 900 Africa Scholarships 2016/2017 for Study in India (Fully Funded)

Government of India (ICCR) offers 900 Africa Scholarships 2016/2017 for Study in India (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: Varying by Country

The Government of India is offering the Africa Scholarship through Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) under Africa Scholarship Scheme for Undergraduate, Postgraduate, M. Phil./Ph.D and Post-Doctoral Fellowship in various Indian Universities/Institutes.

At the inaugural plenary of the India – Africa Forum Summit held in New Delhi in April 2008, theHonorable 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 under-graduate, post-graduate and higher courses.
The ICCR implements this scheme on behalf of the Ministry of External Affairs.

Under this Scheme, the Council offers 900 scholarships to the following countries:

DETAILS OF THE AFRICA SCHOLARSHIPS
NO.
COUNTRY
TOTAL SLOTS
1 Algeria 16
2 Angola 9
3 Benin 9
4 Botswana 17
5 Burkina Faso 9
6 Burundi (Kampala) 10
7 Cameroon 8
8 Cape Verde 9
9 Central AfricanRepublic 9
10 Chad 8
11 Comoros (Madagascar) – 31st December 2015. 9
12 Congo ( Republic of) 12
13 Cote d’Ivoire 10
14 DRC (Congo) 10
15 Djibouti 11
16 Egypt – December 14th 2015 27
17 Equatorial Guinea 8
18 Eritrea (Nairobi) 8
19 Ethiopia 50
20 Gabon 8
21 Gambia 23
22 Ghana 16
23 Guinea 8
24 Guinea-Bissau 8
25 Kenya 52
26 Lesotho (Pretoria) 16
27 Liberia 8
28 Libya 8
29 Madagascar 10
30 Malawi (Lusaka) 10
31 Mali 8
32 Mauritania 8
33 Mauritius 97
34 Morocco – 07 January 2016 13
35 Mozambique 18 January 2016 34
36 Namibia 22
37 Niger 8
38 Nigeria _ December 25th 2015 20
39 Rwanda (Kampala) 13
40 Senegal 10
41 Sao Tome & Principe 8
42 Sierra Leone 8
43 Somalia 16
44 South Africa 52
45 South Sudan (Republic of) 7
46 Sudan 27
47 Swaziland (Pretoria)22 January 2016. 12
48 Seychelles 9
49 Tanzania 24
50 Togo 8
51 Tunisia 15
52 Uganda 30
53 Zambia 16
54 Zimbabwe 19
TOTAL 900

 

Benefits:

  •  The selected candidates would be provided with return economy class air fares to the nearest international airport and Air-Conditioned III Train fare to the place of study, if so required.
  • The selected students will be paid living allowance, contingent grant, house rent allowance and thesis expenses, as admissible under the rules of the ICCR.
  • Air ticket for journey from Home Country to India will be provided by the Embassy and return ticket will be provided to the scholar in India.

Application Process:

  • Applicant may approach this Embassy directly with duly completed applications, original educational documents and a certified copy of the same.
  • Since slots are limited, applicants are requested to approach the Indian Embassy with duly completed application form as soon as possible well before the due date. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.

List of India Embassies by Countries: http://mea.gov.in/indian-missions-abroad.htm

Forms

General Instructions to Applicant

Application form 

Physical fitness 

Financial terms and Condtions 

Joining Report 

List of Universities/institutions where ICCR students are studying 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Government of India Africa Scholarships

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