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ICCR Scholarship Scheme for Indian Culture (A1209)

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Indian Council for Cultural Relations has announced 100 scholarship slots globally under ICCR Scholarship Scheme for Indian Culture (A1209) for the Academic Year 2022-23 for pursuing study of Indian Culture such as dance, music, theatre, performing arts, sculpture, Indian languages, Indian cuisine etc.

Applicants must be between the age of 18-30 years.

The details of the scholarship is available at http://a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in/home
(Under the ‘Guidelines’ tab on the homepage of the website.)

Interested students may apply online though ICCR’s A2A scholarship portal http://a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in which will be operational till 31st May 2022.

Applicants may opt 5 Universities/Institutes in order of their preference. The admission, as far as possible, shall be given as per applicant's preference. However, there may be a scenario when students do not get admission in their preferred Universities/Institutes due to limited number of seats on offer. Students should therefore be prepared to receive admission from any of their five preferences.

To ascertain English proficiency of the applicants, 500-word essay in English has been introduced. Besides, students can also submit their TOFEL / IELTS Standardized Test scores, if  available.

The Applicants are advised to visit respective University/Institute website regularly for courses offered, eligibility criteria and general information about the University/Institute before applying for admission. The applicant shall ensure that they meet the criteria and should submit relevant documentation as required by the Universities, in addition to the basic certificates mentioned in the application form. The applicants shall also refer to the University’s Handbook/ website etc.

Detailed guidelines on the process for applying for ICCR scholarship are available on the A2A portal.

It is compulsory for all the selected ICCR scholarship Candidates to procure Medical Insurance policy with minimum sum assured for Indian Rupees Five Lakhs per annum (Approximately  USD  6700) before travel to India or immediately after reaching India.