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India-Africa Maitri Scholarship Scheme  for Academic Year 2024-25

The High Commission of India, Dar es Salaam has the honour to announce the India-Africa Maitri Scholarship Scheme of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) for Tanzanian Nationals for pursuing Undergraduate, Post-graduate and doctoral courses in Indian Universities for Academic Year 2024-25.

2. Interested candidates can submit their application online through ICCR'S A2A scholarship portal http://a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in, which will be operational from 4 April 2024..

3. Applicants are advised to go through the guidelines available on A2A portal and submit the application online by 31 May 2024.

4. Applicants should exercise due diligence and research in a dedicated manner on the specific admission criteria laid down by various Universities for each subject, and ensure that they submit all relevant documentation as required by the Universities in addition to the basic certificates mentioned in the application form.

5. Applicant’s age should be between 18 to 40 years old at the time of the admission for UG/PG courses. In respect of PhD programme, the age limit is 50 years.

6. Applicants have the option to apply to 5 universities / institutes in the order of their preference of study. Placement to a particular educational institution / University will depend on the availability of seats and the course that have been chosen.

7. The scholarship includes return economy class air-fares to the nearest airport to the place of study, apart from tuition fees paid to the institute and a monthly stipend.

8. Only students proficient in English may apply for admission since the courses will be taught in English. A 500-word essay in English has been introduced to ascertain English proficiency. Besides, students can also submit their TOEFL or IELTS etc standardized test scores, if available.

9. Personal medical insurance (with minimum sum assured of Rs. 5 lakh p.a.) is a mandatory requirement for availing ICCR scholarship. ICCR will not be offering medical coverage.

10. Once the application has been submitted online, applicants must regularly check the A2A portal and their email for any updates.

11. Important deadlines:

4 April 2024

Opening of ICCR A2A portal for admissions

31 May 2024

Last date for submission of application by students on portal

30 June 2024

Last date for Universities to inform the decision to students

15 July 2024

Last date for allocating scholarship and generating offer letters

25 July 2024

Last date of acceptance by students

In case of any queries, please write to edu.hcitz@gmail.com