The programme is implemented by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research. That provides scholarships annually to foreign students from most of the countries around the world. This scholarship scheme offers international students a chance to enroll themselves in undergraduate programs conducted by some state universities in Sri Lanka.
Applications are invited from eligible students for the award of undergraduate scholarships offered by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MoHER), Sri Lanka for the academic year 2014/15 and the courses are to commence in January 2016. Please note, since this is a government to government scholarship program, candidates shall apply for this scholarship with the recommendation of the government nominating agency (i.e. Ministry or the government Institution of his/her country).
Benefits are: free of charge tuition, visa for studies, reimbursement of cost of air fare (economy class) to come to Sri Lanka and back, reimbursement of IELTS/TOEFL examination fees, one-off settlement allowance of LKR 10,000, a monthly living allowance of LKR 30, 000/- during the study period. It is expected that the scholarship recipient will meet the expenditure for food and accommodation with the monthly allowance of LKR 30,000/- The relevant university/higher educational institute will assist in finding suitable accommodation.
Deadline to apply is September 30, 2015.