STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

India: Scholarships in various fields

SCHOLARSHIPS to study in India are being granted under an agreement between the Slovak and Indian governments on cooperation in the fields of culture, art, science, tourism, sports and mass media.

SCHOLARSHIPS to study in India are being granted under an agreement between the Slovak and Indian governments on cooperation in the fields of culture, art, science, tourism, sports and mass media.

The scholarships cover the entire bachelor, master or doctoral studies. They can be granted to high-school graduates, university students and graduates, and doctoral students in all fields except medicine and dental surgery. Candidates must have an adequate knowledge of English and a level of education that lets them study in the programme they choose. The next academic year starts on August 1, 2008. The selection process includes a personal interview.

The scholarship is worth Rs2,500-4,000 (Sk1,400-2,300) per month, according to the level of study. In addition, the scholarship holder will receive a lump-sum grant for unexpected expenses of Rs3,000-12,500 per year. The scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation costs, health costs and excursions.

For more information contact Jana Rehorovská at jana.rehorovska@saia.sk or go to www.education.nic.in.

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