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Indian Scholarship & Trust Fund (ISTF) 2015/2016

Closing Date
14 August 2015

The Indian Scholarship & Trust Fund (ISTF)
The High Commission of India, Kuala Lumpur has been providing financial assistance under the ISTF to Malaysian students of Indian origin pursuing full-time courses at Universities, Colleges, Polytechnics and other higher education institutions in Malaysia. The High Commission is now receiving applications for scholarships under ISTF for the academic year 2015-16. Please note that the scholarship does NOT cover the full cost of studies, and is only a one-time financial assistance.

Eligibility Criteria
1) Students pursuing full-time Diploma and Bachelor courses in Universities, Colleges, Polytechnics and Institutions in Malaysia may apply for the scholarship in the prescribed format, which is available at the following link:

2) Only one student from a family may apply for financial assistance from the ISTF in 2015-16.
Please note that the following category of students are not eligible to apply for the ISTF:
i) Students pursuing Masters and higher level courses.
ii) Students pursuing part-time courses.
iii) Past recipients of financial assistance from the ISTF.

Applications received with postmark after 14th August 2015 will not be considered for granting of scholarship under the ISTF 2015-16.

Short-listed applicants will be called for an interview, and those found suitable would be awarded the financial assistance from the ISTF.

How to Apply
  1. Download ISTF Application Form 2015-16
  2. Applications with required enclosures should be sent to the following address:
        Education Wing,
        High Commission of India,
        Level 28, Menara 1 Mon’t Kiara,
        No. 1, Jalan Kiara, Mon’t Kiara,
        50480 Kuala Lumpur.
        Tel: +603 6205 2350 ext 203.