There is good news for Indian students of Goan origin who are set to study a postgraduate degree in the UK in 2015. The Dempo and the Fomento Group in association with the British Council offers the ‘Goa Education Trust Scholarships 2015'. Since 2009, these scholarships have helped Goan students pursue a postgraduate degree in the UK. The scholarship offers financial aid of up to GBP 25,000 for eligible students.
- Applicant should be an Indian national with valid Indian Passport (for Goans domiciled and resident in Goa, or born of Goan parents or of Goan origin)
- Be in India at the time of applying for the Scholarship
- Be not more than 30 years of age when applying for the scholarship
- Should have an excellent track record in academics and extra- curricular achievements
- Should have applied for a Master’s programme in the UK beginning in September / October 2015. Proof of admission / application will be required at the time of the interview
*Preference will be given to Goans (who or either of whose parents or any of whose grandparents is/was born in the territory now known as the State of Goa, and a birth certificate issued to this effect by the Government of Goa is provided; or domiciled and resident in Goa)
Hard copies of the completed application form (envelope clearly marked “Application for Goa Education Trust Scholarships 2015) should reach the British Council office in Delhi by 10 June 2015.
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