The scholarship for the students from SAARC countries is yet another scholarship scheme instrumental in helping the students from the SAARC member countries to pursue under graduate, post graduate and doctoral programmes. The scholarship comes under the SAARC scholarship scheme exclusively made for the students to pursue various programmes and courses of study at world class institutions without any much hassle.
The South Asian University (SAU) is the association which takes care of the scholarships provided under the various schemes introduced by the government of India. An apex body of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) it is, and a prodigy idea from our then Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh, SAU funds and offers many international scholarships for students to aspire/pursue their dreams in top academic institutions in India. The South Asian University offers three different scholarships from the eight member countries in the SAARC member countries.
The main objective for such schemes is to provide financial aid to the aspiring candidates and promote regional cooperation along with peace with the help of cultural interaction and education within the SAARC member countries.