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Offer of ICCR Scholarships for Brazilian Students.

Posted on: January 11, 2019 | Back | Print


The Government of India under the aegis of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is offering two slots of scholarship for Brazilian nationals within the framework of the General Scholarship Scheme for academic year 2019-20 to the prospective students wishing to study at graduate, post graduate or research levels in universities and educational institutions in India.

The scholarships include enrolment and course fees, besides a fixed amount of living expenses. Please note expenditure towards air tickets is not included. The scholarships are granted for the full duration of the course.


Applicants are requested to log onto “Admissions to Alumni” (A2A), the Scholarship Portal developed by ICCR at http://a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in. This portal contains all the relevant information for the applicants including details of all State Universities, Central Universities and Institutes, colleges affiliated with them, courses available, availability of hostels, applications guidelines, eligibility criteria and other relevant information for helping the applicants in decision-making while applying for the academic courses of their preference.



Please carefully note the following:

  • Applications should be submitted latest by 28 February 2019 through the online application mechanism.
  • Applications should be complete in every detail. Kindly read the guidelines on the portal.
  • The applicants should have proficiency in English language. They should not have serious health problems
  • Applicants should clearly mention the course to which they are seeking admission while mentioning choices.
  • Applicants are advised to go through the courses offered by the Universities carefully before finally submitting the application form. List of Universities where ICCR students are currently studying which is available at ICCR Website www.iccr.gov.in
  • ICCR does not award scholarship for MBBS/BDS courses and Casual Research/Diplomas/Short-term courses.
  • Applicant must produce a medical fitness certificate from the recognized hospital in the prescribed format available with the online application form.
  • Students applying for M.Phil/Doctoral/Post-Doctoral courses should submit a synopsis along with the application.
  • Students wishing to pursue performing arts should upload their Video/Audio/YouTube link.
  • An applicant should have studied mathematics, physics and chemistry at Higher Secondary level to be eligible for admission to science/engineering courses. Applicants should be necessarily of minimum 18 years age and not more than 30 years of age at the time of admission in Indian Universities/Institutes


For security reasons, it is compulsory for all ICCR sponsored students to stay inside hostel wherever available. No student shall be allowed to stay in private accommodation as per the policy of the Council.


Submission of application form does not guarantee confirmed admission.


Indian Universities/ Educational institutions are autonomous and independent bodies and have their own eligibility criteria on the basis of which they confirm admissions.


Detailed guideliens on the process of applying for ICCR scholarships online on the A2A Portal and the procedure and norms governing the same is given on Portal http://a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in


For any further queries, interested students should contact the Culture and Education Section of the Embassy of India in Brasilia by email to attcons.brasilia@mea.gov.in.