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07 May 2019


Scholarships for Diploma courses in Performing Arts and Fine Arts

to study in India


Applications are hereby invited from Sri Lankan students for award of Scholarships for Diploma in Performing Arts and Fine Arts (Classical Music, Classical Dance and Painting) in renowned institutions/Gurukulsin India by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission:

  • The age limit should be between 20-25
  • Should possess a minimum of three passes in G.C.E Advanced Level including “B” pass in the subject applied for e.g Dance, Music & Arts
  • In addition, should have at least a simple pass in English language in G.C.E. Ordinary level and Advanced level.

ICCR Scholarship scheme provides scholarship in Dance, Music, Fine arts courses for one year which can be extended up to three years after reviewing the results.

The application form can be obtained from Assistant High Commission of India, Kandy, No 31, Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy on any weekdays between 9.30 am to 5.00 pm. Application forms can also be downloaded from the link http://www.iccr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Applicationform.pdf .

The candidates must fill up the following application forms given below following the guidelines and instructions:

  1. Application Form for Scholarships 2019(1Set) (1photograph) (http://iccr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Applicationform.pdf)
  2. Physical Fitness Verification - Performa for Health Check-Up – 2019 (as requested in the application form) (1 set)
  3. Guidelines (http://iccr.gov.in/sites/default/files/GuidelinesScholarship.pdf)
  1. General Instructions to Applicants 2019 (http://iccr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Generalinstructionsapplicant.pdf 


            Duly filled in Application forms along with photographs and YouTube links of the performances attached to the forms at Assistant High Commission of India, Kandy, No 31, Rajapihilla Mawatha, P.O.Box 47 Kandy will be received in between 10.00 am to 01.00 pm in person on or before Monday, the 21st May 2019 and a personal interview of the candidate will be conducted on the spot. The applicants must bring their certificates in original at the time of submission of duly filled in application forms.

For further details please call at telephone no 081-2222652 or email ice.kandy@mea.gov.in


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