The Government of India has been implementing “Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children [SPDC]” since 2006-07. Under this scheme, assistance is provided to the Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) for pursuing Undergraduate courses in Indian Universities/Institutes.
They are entitled to get financial assistance to pursue professional and non- professional courses (except Medical/Paramedical). However, only fresh year students (Ist year) are eligible to apply.
Students belonging to Sri Lanka, under the mentioned categories, are also eligible for this Scholarship.
Details about the scholarship are available at http://www.spdcindia.gov.in/login/guideline.php. Eligible candidates can submit their applications on the portal directly by 30th November 2021.