Nalanda University in India is inviting applications from Sri Lankan nationals for following programmes under the BIMSTEC Scholarship Scheme for the academic year 2023-24.

•       MA and PhD in Historical Studies

•       MA and PhD in Buddhist Studies, Philosophy and Comparative Religions

•       MA and PhD in Hindu Studies (Sanātana Dharma)

•       MSc and PhD in Ecology and Environment Studies

•       MBA in Sustainable Development and Management

•       MA and PhD in World Literature in English

The Scholarship Scheme covers admission fee, tuition fee of the course, residential charges and a monthly stipend in addition to a one-time to and from travel fare.

3Details regarding the Scheme are available on Further details may be obtained by emailing The priority deadline for submission of applications on the website ( is 10 June 2023.