One of India’s leading private Universities, Shimla has given Zambia 150 scholarships.
Shimla University Director Admissions Ajit Nedungadi says 50 are 100 percent scholarships while 100 are at 50 percent support.
Dr. Nedungadi says the scholarships are specifically for tuition fees while students should cater for their own air tickets, accommodation and state government administrative costs, all estimated at 1500 US Dollars per year.
He says the scholarships are in the fields of engineering, management, fashion design, hospitality, law, journalism, architecture, and applied sciences.
Dr. Nedungadi announced this when he called on Zambia’s High Commissioner to India Judith Kapijimpanga at her residence in New Delhi, India.
And Zambia’s High Commissioner to India Judith Kapijimpanga has praised the Government of India and Shimla University for providing support to students from Africa and Zambia in particular.
This is contained in a statement made available by First Secretary Press and Tourism at the Zambian Mission in New Delhi, India, Bangwe Navilley.