Sri Lanka News: The government of India offers 10 scholarships for Sri Lankan nationals under the “Ayush Scholarship Scheme” for UG/PG/Ph.D courses in Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy for the academic session 2012- 2013.
The government of India selects meritorious Sri Lankan nationals for award of these scholarships. Selection of candidates would be done in consultation with the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Government of Sri Lanka, to pursue higher education degrees in some of the most reputed universities in India.
All 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 for books and stationery. Besides, all scholars in India are also provided healthcare facilities.
Candidates interested in applying for scholarships may send their bio-data, in the format prescribed by MOHE, along with copies of supporting documents to the Ministry of Higher Education, 18 Ward Place, Colombo-07 before May 30, 2012.
Application forms can be downloaded from the Higher Education Ministry website at http://www.mohe.gov.lk. Log on to http://www.indianmedicine.nic.in for detailed information brochure and other inputs about the scholarship.