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Email: email@example.com SS-Edu&Info.
Contact Person: Qaisar Alam, Education and Information Section
General Cultural Scholarship Scheme (GCSS)
Government of India through General Cultural Scholarships Scheme (GCSS) of Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi offers scholarships to meritorious Indonesian students to study in India. The Scheme covers Under graduate, Post graduate and Doctorate (M.Phil and Ph.D) level studies in various Indian universities and institutions.
Under the GCSS scheme all expenditures except international travel costs are borne by the ICCR.
INDIAN COUNCIL OF CULTURAL RELATIONS (ICCR)
About the ICCR
The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), an autonomous organisation of the Government of India, was established in 1950. The objectives of the Council, as defined in its Memorandum of Association, are :
-to participate in the formulation and implementation of policies and programmes relating to India’s external cultural relations
-to promote cultural exchange with other countries and peoples
-to promote and strengthen cultural relations and mutual understanding between India and other countries
-to establish and develop relations with national and international organisations in the field of culture
The Council, with its Headquarters in Azad Bhavan, New Delhi, carries out this mandate of cultural diplomacy through a wide spectrum of activities which include:
A. Programmes Wing:
exchanges of visits by scholars, academicians, opinion-makers, artists & writers
facilitation of the organisation of and participation in seminars and symposia abroad
exchanges of visits by performing arts groups
exchanges of exhibitions
commissioning of busts and statues of Indian leaders for installation abroad
presentation abroad of informatics, audio-visual material, books on India & Indian musical instruments
active collaboration in the operations of some Foreign Cultural Centres in India ( e.g. nine of the thirteen British Libraries in India --- the ones outside the four metropolitan cities --- are run jointly by the ICCR and the British Council )
B. Administration & Education Wing
administering of scholarship schemes for foreign students for studies in India
assisting organisation of and participation in seminars and symposia in India
maintaining the Council’s Regional Offices in India and its Cultural Centres abroad
establishing & maintaining Chairs & Professorships for Indian Studies in Universities abroadaal Centres abroad
administering the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding
organising the Maulana Azad Memorial Lecture
conducting the Maulana Azad Essay Competition
>The Council has regional offices in : Bangalore, Calcutta, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Mumbai & Thiruvananthapuram.
>The Council has Cultural Centres abroad in : Georgetown, Paramaribo, Port Louis, Jakarta, Moscow, Berlin, Cairo, London, Tashkent, Almaty, Johannesburg, Durban, Port of Spain & Colombo (in order of establishment)
>The Programmes Wing of the Council can be accessed at two WebSites :
http://iccr.tripod.com : since December 1997
http://education.vsnl.com/iccr : since January 1999
Number of Slots: Indonesia - 20, Timor Leste - 10
Details of courses: under graduate, post graduate and doctorate level studies in science, arts and commerce streams of various universities attached with the application form
Application Form: (Download PDF)
Procedure for Applications: The interested candidates having good academic record may apply for the scholarships in the prescribed form. The last date for submission of the application form in the Embassy is 15 February every year.