SIU-ICCR Joint Scholarships for Developing Countries in India, 2017

Symbiosis International University (SIU) and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) are offering a joint scholarship program to foreign students from developing nations. Scholarships are awarded to an undergraduate and a postgraduate student in a full-time program conducted by any of the constituent institutes of Symbiosis International University.

Scholarship Benefits:  The scholarship covers full tuition/ academic fee waiver and accommodation and food stipend as per SIU-ICCR norms. The average value of the scholarship depends on the program undertaken by the student at the Institute.


SIU–ICCR Joint Scholarship is only for ‘Foreign Nationals’ of developing countries (Person of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card holders are not eligible to apply for this scholarship). The student must

  • Hold a valid foreign passport
  • Have obtained more than 75% as a qualifying grade in 12th Std. (in case of Undergraduate programs) and 60% of a qualifying grade in Graduation (in the case of Postgraduate programs).

How to apply: 

For admission & scholarship for programs, please write to Prof. Anita Patankar, Deputy Director, Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE), Symbiosis International University. The following criteria will be applicable for evaluating the application:

  • Academic Transcripts to support the record of sustained academic excellence.
  • Statement of Purpose: A description of yourself, highlighting personal qualities, assets and liabilities that you feel will influence your education. Describe what you feel is your most important professional/academic achievement till date. Your goals & objectives of studying at Symbiosis International University (SIU). How will the University benefit have you as a student? (Word Limit 1000 words).

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