About Us ICCR Scholarship


The Government of India announces scholarships to meritorious Vietnamese students to pursue Graduate/Post graduate/ Ph.D in all subjects (except Medical, Paramedical and fashion) in India under the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Schemes, including General Scholarship Scheme (GSS)Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC) and Education Exchange Programme (EEP). The scholarships include Visa fee; tuition fee; living allowance; return economy class air-fare to the nearest airport (for MGC and EEP scholarship awardees); hostel accommodation and medical cover.

The scholarship schemes are guided by following criteria:

1. Applicants are required to have sufficient proficiency in English reading, writing and comprehension. An English language test will be conducted by the Consulate to check of language proficiency.

2. Age limit for applicants is between 18 years to 30 years (as on July 2020)For Ph.D candidates, the age limit is 45 years.

3. Applicants should not be suffering from life threatening illness or any other medical condition requiring long term treatment.

4. It is mandatory for the students to stay in hostel in their first year of study.

Interested candidates may visit University websites for eligibility criteria and detailed information. List of Universities is available at ICCR website http://a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in/ (.)

Candidates can submit their application for scholarships through the portal http://a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in/ with supporting documents. Instructions for filling up the application form along with the checklist can be accessed here. Candidates are required to furnish an undertaking before they are granted entry visa. One hard copy of the completed application should also be sent to the Consulate latest by Friday, 31/01/2020.

For more information, kindly contact Mr. Thanh (email: ica.hcm@mea.gov.in; phone number: 0084-2837442400/Ext. 17).