OFID 2016/2017 Scholarships now open

OFID scholarship is open to candidates who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree at any accredited University around the world.

The number of scholarships available: 4

Nature of study: Masters

Scholarship value: Award will receive a scholarship of up to US$50,000. The funds will be spread over a maximum of one year, toward the completion of a Master’s degree, or its equivalent, at an accredited educational institution, starting in the autumn of the academic year 2016/2017. The scholarship covers, tuiton fees, medical insurance, monthly allowance. allowance to cover living expenses, books and accommodation and travel costs.

Eligibility: The scholarship is open to nationals of developing countries (except OFID member countries) including Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

Other requirements include:

· Must be between the ages of 23-32 at the time of submitting his/her application.

· Must have obtained or be on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree with a Baccalaureate from an accredited college/university, or its equivalent.

· Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 rating system, or its equivalent.

·Must be matriculated at an accredited university for the upcoming academic year starting August/September 2016, and must maintain full-time status for the duration of the Master’s Degree.

· Must be a national of a developing country (except OFID Member Countries)

·Must select a subject of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission, such as: economics of development (poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields.

Application guidelines: Applications can be made by registering on the OFID website and filling the necessary forms and attaching the relevant documents which include CV, two recommendation letters, Bachelor’s certificate/transcript, acceptance letter into postgraduate program and essay.

Application deadline: 1st May 2016

For more information please visit –Official Site

Click here to apply.


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