Friday, April 23, 2021

Indian Government ICCR Africa Scholarship Scheme, 2021-2022

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LEVEL: Undergraduate, Masters, PhD
FUNDING: Fully Funded
OPEN TO: Africans
PLACE: India
STATUS: 7 Days left

Application call for the Indian Government ICCR Africa Scholarship program is now open. The program is intended for African students and scholars interested in attending higher education courses in India. The scholarship is available for Undergraduate, Master’s, PhD and Postdoctoral level studies at Indian universities and higher education institutes.

The Government of India’s initiative to enhance the academic opportunities for African students in India, by increasing the number of scholarships haves been announced at the inaugural plenary of the India – Africa Forum Summit held in New Delhi in April 2008, by the Honorable Prime Minister of India. Candidate will apply to study in their chosen fields at higher educational institutions in India.

Program Details

  • Field of study and Host Institutions: Courses and programs available at universities listed on the Scholarship Portal except the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Surgery(MS).
  • Number of Awards: 900.
  • Duration: Candidate’s program duration.
  • Target group: The scholarship is open for citizens of following African countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Republic of the Congo), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, DR Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Indian Government ICCR Africa Scholarship Benefits

Selected applicants for the Indian Government ICCR Africa Scholarship will be provided with the following Benefits depending on their situation:

  • Accommodation;
  • Health insurance;
  • Tuition fee waiver;
  • Air fare;
  • Living allowances (Indian currency):

Indian Government ICCR Africa Scholarship Eligibility

To apply for the Indian Government ICCR scholarship, applicants must have the following profile:

  1. be a citizen of a country on the above list.
  2. Medium of instruction is English in all the Universities in India. Applicants should therefore have good knowledge of English to the extent that they are able to fluently speak in English and comprehend lessons in English without any difficulty.

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Application instructions

Interested applicants must click on the apply button below to access the A2A ICCR Scholarship Portal, follow instructions to apply and submit the form.

  • Applications should be complete in every detail to avoid rejection of the same by the A2A portal.
  • Upload English certified copies of documents available in languages other than English.
  • Applicants applying for M. Phil /doctoral courses should submit a synopsis along with the application.
  • Applicants wishing to pursue performing arts course should upload the latest Video/Audio/YouTube link of their performance.
  • Students who are already studying in India will have to apply afresh through A2A portal, as no physical application will be processed.


  1. Applicants must read instructions, detailed application guidelines, procedure and norms governing the ICCR Scholarships on the A2A Portal before applying.
  2. In order to pursue studies in engineering, science streams in India, students should have studied Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in high school. In biology-based science subjects, students should have studied Biology, Physics and Chemistry in high school. In order to avoid rejection from Universities/ Colleges, applicants are therefore advised to make their subject choices carefully and based on the subjects they have studied in high school.
  3. To avoid time delays in processing applications, in case the course desired by an applicant is not available in a particular university, it’s advised to check universities’ website in advance for course availability. Universities list is given on the A2A Portal
  4. Applicants are advised to read all the instructions on the online portal for filling the online application and leave no field blank.

The application deadline is . For more detail on the Indian Government ICCR Africa Scholarship for African students, please visit the official page. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.

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  1. Just to remind you that there is no age limit for postgraduate and PHD program. I made some research about the eligibility criteria for those Universities as Delhi University, Bangalore University and Mumbai University and I found no limit age for the two programs. My name is SOUMANA ZEIDOU with Reference Number EZ9589114405859 . I have requested for a postgraduate program in MBA Delhi University, MBM in Bangalore University and M.Com in Mumbai University session 2019-2020. I am from Niger Republic. India Embassy in Niamey, Niger Republic for the interview, said there is over age which i am confused now. Contact number 00227 97347331. Thanks .

  2. I am looking for scholarship to continuos with study. I am an English teacher graduated from Tchico te local colage


    1. Applications closed now. Please wait for next round our find another opportunity and apply by following application instructions.

  4. I would like to apply for this scholarship. Plz how can I go about it. I have gone through some rules and regulations but still have some difficulty on how to go about it
    Thank you

  5. This is a great opportunity of offer given by the Indian government. Making good use of this would be beneficial to the individual and the lovely country. I love India

  6. I am Henry and a Liberia by nationality.I obtained BSc in Home Science and Community Development and is looking for opportunity to do my MSc. I look forward to hearing from you.

    1. Guys be serious. There is a scholarship that is shown with it benefits, eligibility criteria and application process. All you have to do is just hit the apply button to complete and send your application. Instead you’re there requesting for a scholarship or looking for opportunity? Really!!!

  7. Am kenyi and I am requesting for a scholarship opportunity, I completed s4 and am looking forward to higher studies

  8. Am sudanese I studied public Heath I wanner to achieve Master degree in Epidemiolog…. What opportunties?

  9. Am kalian victor looking for sponsorship in agriculture for bachelor degree ,I have certificate in animal production

  10. Sir/madam I am a south Sudan student I score 87.6% of secondary school certificate interested to apply to this scholarships schemes could please advice me before the time and how to win

  11. Dear I’m from Ethiopian , also I’m interested to apply for this scholarship ,so please help me how to get the chance

  12. I applied for ICCR Scholarship on January 2020, since the outbreak of corona virus in March 2020
    I did not get any information about the Scholarship

    I am Mayian Kuony from South Sudan ,I am graduate of Business Administration major in Accounting
    I want to pursue my study by mastering my BA in Accounting ,I love indian lecturers

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