Indian Government Scholarship Scheme for Africans

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During the India Africa Forum Summit held in New Delhi in April 2008, the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India had announced Government of India’s initiative to enhance the academic opportunities for students from African countries by way of increasing the number of Scholarships for them to pursue Undergraduate, Postgraduate and higher studies courses in Indian Universities & Institutions.

In that context, following scholarship slots have been offered for meritorious students under the African Scholarship Scheme for the academic year 2010-11.

  • Nigeria - 4 (Four)

  • Benin - 2 (Two)

  • Cameroon - 1 (One)

  • Chad - 1 (One)

    Nominations from desirous meritorious students are invited for the said scholarship slots.

    Scholarship Value:

    Living Allowance/Stipend:

  • Undergraduate Courses (BA/B.Sc./B.Com/BBM/BCA/BBA/B.Tech Etc.): 4,500 Rupees per month.

  • Postgraduate Courses (M.A./M.Com./MBA/MCA/M.Sc./ME/M.Tech etc.: 5,000 Rupees per month.

  • Research Courses M. Phil/Ph.D./D.Lit.: 6,000 Rupees per month

  • Post-doctoral: 6,500 Rupees per month

    Contingent Grant:

  • Under-graduate: 4,500 Rupees per annum

  • Postgraduate: 6,500 Rupees per annum

  • M.Phil/Ph.D. in Humanities: 12,000 Rupees per annum

  • M.Phil/Ph.D. Course in Science, Technology/M.Tech/ME: 12,000 Rupees per annum

  • Post-doctoral studies in humanities: 15,000 Rupees per annum

  • Engineering, Technology, Medicine: 15,000 Rupees per annum

    House Rent Allowance:

  • In cities of Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad & Pune: 3,500 Rupees per month

  • In other cities: 3,000 Rupees per month

    Deadline: 31st January

    For more scholarship information and application, see: Indian Government Scholarship Scheme for Africans Website

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