India announces scholarship for Sri Lankan students

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

The High Commission of India in Colombo has announced scholarships to Sri Lankan nationals under the Ayush Scholarship Scheme for UG/PG/PhD courses for the academic year 2020-21.

Issuing a press release, the High Commission said the scholarship offers courses in Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy.

The Government of India selects meritorious Sri Lankan nationals for award of these scholarships in consultation with the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), Government of Sri Lanka.

These scholarships cover full tuition fees and a monthly sustenance allowance for the entire duration of the course.The scholarship also covers accommodation allowance and an annual grant. Besides, all ICCR scholars in India are provided full healthcare facilities.

The High Commission of India in Colombo said the necessary details are available in the website of the Ministry of Higher Education, Technology & Innovation at

For any additional information the interested candidates may also contact the High Commission of India in Colombo (E-mail- /0112421605,0112422788 ext-605).

The High Commission of India in Colombo added that the last date for submission of applications at Higher Education, Technology & Innovation is June 01, 2020.