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The Ministry of Education & Skills Development –Department of Tertiary Education Financing (DTEF) invites applicants from qualified citizens of Botswana for twenty (20) scholarships slots for various academic disciplines under the Africa Scholarship Scheme for the 2016-2017 academic years. The scholarship slots are for students from Botswana to pursue non- medical undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees leading to PhDs at various Indian universities. Medical/Paramedical (Nursing/Physiotherapy/ Anaesthesia etc)/ Fashion courses are not covered under the Scholarship programme. All accepted candidates will receive Living Allowance, Contingent Grant, House renting allowance in case the hostel facility is not available and Tuition fee and other compulsory fee. The cost of airfare will be borne by the Government of India.

INDIAN COUNCIL FOR CULTURAL RELATIONS (ICCR) SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-2017 The Ministry of Education & Skills Development –Department of Tertiary Education Financing (DTEF) invites applicants from qualified citizens of Botswana for twenty (20) scholarships slots for various academic disciplines under the Africa Scholarship Scheme for the 2016-2017 academic years. The scholarship slots are for students from Botswana to pursue non- medical undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees leading to PhDs at various Indian universities. Medical/Paramedical (Nursing/Physiotherapy/ Anaesthesia etc)/ Fashion courses are not covered under the Scholarship programme. All accepted candidates will receive Living Allowance, Contingent Grant, House renting allowance in case the hostel facility is not available and Tuition fee and other compulsory fee. The cost of airfare will be borne by the Government of India.

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must:

• Be citizens of Botswana

• Minimum of 46 points (BGCSE or equivalent)

• Have school subjects in accordance with the chosen specialty Engineering/Technical Programme -Mathematics -Physics -Chemistry

• Be 25 years or below

• Have completed Secondary General Education (BGCSE or Equivalent) not more than 2 years prior to this application

• Completed BSc Part 1 with CGPA of 3.5 or better (attach academic transcript)

• A Levels 3 subjects with a minimum of C

DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED

• Application stating one (1) preferred programme of study from the stated fields of study: Building and Construction, Health, Engineering /Technical, Agriculture and Performing Arts and also include contact details e.g. cell phone and telephone.

• Certified copy of Omang

• One additional coloured passport size photo- The name should be written on the photograph for purpose of identification

• Certified copy of the passport (Validity of passport should be more than 2 years)

• Certified copy of school certificate / result slip /official transcript

• Original copy of Medical Certificate

• Certified copy of birth certificate

• Recommendations/References (at least two)

• Study plan (no less than 200 words)

POSTGRADUATES

Applicants must:

• Be citizens of Botswana

• Have First class/ minimum of 80% or equivalent

• Serving Officers must route their applications through heads of their Departments/Divisions

• Students applying for doctoral/ postdoctoral courses should include a synopsis of the proposed area of research

DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED

• Certified copy of Omang

• Certified copies of transcripts and certificates

• One (1) page intent/ research proposal Study plan( no less than 200 words)

• Two (2) references ( 1 academic/ 1 professional)

All applications must be addressed to:

High Commission of India 5375 President’s Drive

Private Bag00249 Gaborone Marked:

The ICCR Scholarship 2016/17 Or Hand delivered at High Commission of India Offices

Closing Date: 24th December 2015 at 16:30

APPLICATION FORM: www.moe.gov.bw For further clarification contact- High Commission offices at 3972676

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