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2013-2014 Aga Khan International funding for Developing Countries

Aga Khan Foundation is pleased to offer funding opportunity for 2013-2014 International Scholarship Programme to pursue postgraduate studies.

The Foundation assists students with tuition fees and living expenses only. The cost of travel is not included in AKF scholarships. Applicants are requested to make every effort to obtain funding from other sources as well, so that the amount requested from the Foundation can be reduced to a minimum. Preference is given to those who have been able to secure some funding from alternative sources.

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Course Level: Scholarship is available for Postgraduate/Phd Program.

 Study Subject: Subjects offered by the university.

 Award: The Foundation assists students with tuition fees and living expenses only. The cost of travel is not included in AKF scholarships. Half of the aid amount is considered as a loan, which must be reimbursed with an annual service charge of 5%. A guarantor is required to co-sign the loan agreement. The payback period is five years, starting six months after the study period funded by the Aga Khan Foundation.

 Eligibility: The Foundation only accepts applications of eligible nationals listed above who are residing in one of the countries where there are local Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), Aga Khan Education Services (AKES), or Aga Khan Education Board (AKEB) offices which process applications and interview candidates.

Age Limit

Preference is given to students under 30 years of age.

 Nationality: International Students (Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique. In France, Portugal, UK, USA and Canada).

 How to Apply: The application procedures of AKF’s International Scholarship Programme are decentralised. Students may obtain application forms as of January 1st each year from AKF offices or Aga Khan Education Services / Boards in their countries of current residence. Completed applications should be returned to the agency from which the form was obtained. They should not be sent to Geneva.

 Scholarship Link

http://www.akdn.org/our-agencies/aga-khan-foundation/international-scholarship-programme