Application open for 17 scholarships by ICCR

Former Indian Ambassador to Maldives, Akhilesh Mishra (CL) poses for a picture with awardees of the ICCR Scholarship Scheme in 2018. (File Photo/Indian Embassy)

Application has been opened for 17 scholarship opportunities for Maldivian students by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).

The announcement was made by Ministry of Higher Education this Monday.

It says the scholarship opportunities are for placement in eight Bachelor’s Degree courses and nine Master’s Degree courses.

The courses are for all fields of study except for medicine and fashion, reports Ministry of Higher Education.

Those awarded ICCR’s scholarships will be housed at university hostels and not private accommodations.

Ministry of Higher Education has instructed interested candidates to send in their applications and other relevant documents via its online portal by 2 pm on March 14.