The Sultanate of Oman has announced scholarships for Indian Nationals under the Omani Programme for Cultural and Scientific Cooperation for the academic year 2017-18. The scholarship is open to all such students with age below 25 years. The complete application form along with Cover Letter should be sent to the Ministry of Human Resource Development on or before August 24, 2017. The duration of the study will be 5 years including preparatory program and student will not be permitted to change the education institute or program for which they have been accepted.
Eligibility for the Scholarship
The candidate should be below the age of 25 years as on October 1, 2017, and must hold General Secondary Certificate or Higher Education Diploma or plus 2.
Such candidates who have already been abroad for studies can apply subject to the condition that they have been in India for at least two consecutive years at the time of making the application.
Programs Covered Under the Scholarship
- Engineering specializations
- Administrative and IT specializations
- Language and Art specializations
- The scholarship does not cover medical or para medical specializations.
Allowances Under the Scholarship
Students selected for the scholarship will be given the following allowances:
R.O. 200 which is equivalent to $518 for pocket money, boarding, accommodation, and transportation.
Free treatment in government hospitals except dental and treatment charges related to road accidents for those with uninsured vehicles or driving without driving license.
Two-way air ticket once a year.
Students living in Oman and studying in Omani institutes under the Omani Programme for Cultural and Scientific Cooperation will get the same benefits except for monthly allowance and air ticket.
Click here for the detailed Scholarship Notice.