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The High Commission of India, Colombo, invites applications for Undergraduate Scholarships for courses in Performing and Visual Arts

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Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre High Commission of India, Colombo

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29/11/2019

Scholarships to Study Performing and Visual Arts in India Academic Session (2020-2021)

The High Commission of India, Colombo, invites applications for Undergraduate Scholarships for courses in Performing and Visual Arts

1.Applications are invited from Sri Lankan students for award of Undergraduate Scholarships for Performing Arts and Visual Arts (Classical Music, Classical Dance and Painting) in renowned Universities and institutions/Gurukuls of India. The scholarships are administered by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.

2. ICCR Scholarship scheme provides scholarship for one year which can be extended up to three years after reviewing the results.

3. Eligibility Criteria -
Applicants should:
i. Be between the age of 18 and 30 years
ii. Have a minimum of three passes in GCE Advanced Level, including “B” pass in the subject applied (for e.g. Dance, Music or Art).
iii. Have at least a simple pass in English language in GCE Ordinary Level and Advanced Level.

4. The application forms along with guidelines can be collected from any of the following Offices:
i. Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, 16/2 Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7
ii. Assistant High Commission of India: 31 Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy
iii. Consulate General of India, Hambantota: 107 - B New Road, Hambantota-82000
iv. Consulate General of India, Jaffna: No.14, Maruthady Lane, Nallur, Jaffna

5. Interested candidates can submit the filled-in application forms at any one of the above offices. At Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Colombo, the filled in application forms can be submitted between 12th and 13th December, 2019, from 10 am to 4.30 pm. The candidates are requested to come in person along with the original certificates/documents at the time of submitting the filled in application forms.

For further details please call Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Colombo at telephone No. 2684698 or email iccrcolombo2@gmail.com

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