Indian Government Scholarship Scheme for Africans

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Indian Government Scholarship Scheme for Africans; During the India Africa Forum Summit held in New Delhi the 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, 900 scholarship slots have been offered for meritorious students under the African Scholarship Scheme.

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

India Government Scholarships 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

    India Government Scholarships - 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

    India Government Scholarships - 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

    Under the India Government Africa Scholarship Scheme, the Council offers 900 scholarships to the following countries

    Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote d’Ivoire, Comoros, Congo (Republic of), Djibouti, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea (concurrent from Nairobi), Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Kenya, Libya.

    Also Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan (Republic of), Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sao Tame & Principe, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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

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