The Norwegian Government Scholarship for Master’s and PhD Students from Developing Countries, Norway

The Norwegian Government funded Quota Scheme Scholarship for Master’s and PhD Students from Developing Countries at universities and university colleges in Norway

Study Subject(s):Courses offered by Quota Scheme
Course Level:Master’s and PhD, Professional/Bachelor’s degrees.
Scholarship Provider: The Norwegian Government
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway

As a student, you must apply directly from your home country. You must have stayed at least one year in your home country directly prior to the planned course of study at the Norwegian university /university college. To be eligible to apply for the Quota Scheme, you must be able to find your home country on this list. Students usually apply for degree programmes that serve as a continuation of their studies in their home country or for courses which can be a joint part of a degree programme in their home country (joint degree or sandwich programmes). Most of the programmes offered are at Master’s or PhD level, but the Quota Scheme also offers certain Bachelor’s study programmes. All candidates should typically have the following basic qualifications: * Secondary school certificates * Minimum two years of higher education from their home country Some exceptions apply for certain professional educational courses at Bachelor’s level.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Developing Countries

Scholarship Description: The main objective of the Quota Scheme is to contribute to capacity building through education that will benefit the home country of the students when they return. The Quota Scheme is also intended to strengthen relations between Norway and the selected countries and thus contribute to internationalisation at Norwegian institutions of higher education. Most universities and university colleges in Norway participate in the Quota scheme. The institutions involved are allocated a certain number of students under the programme each year. The scheme normally includes courses at Master’s and Ph.D. level in addition to certain professional/Bachelor’s degrees. Most of the Norwegian institutions offer courses and educational programmes in English.

How to Apply:

Please refer to the International Offices at the Norwegian universities/university colleges. Each institution recruits their own students for this programme, and they will be able to provide the studens with more detailed information about admission requirements. The application procedure for the Quota Scheme should be available on the university’s/ university college’s webpages.
List of Colleges and Universities participating in the Scholarship Program

Important: Please contact directly to the college or university participating in this program for the application process.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 December 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application

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