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Quota Scholarships for Developing Countries in Norway

Quota Scheme Scholarship for Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degree students from Developing Countries at Universities in Norway 2013

Study Subject(s): various courses offered by the Norwegian participating institutions
Course Level: Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s, Ph.D,
Scholarship Provider: Norwegian Government
Scholarship can be taken in: Norway

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Eligibility:• The Quota Scheme will only enroll students from institutions which have collaboration agreements with Norwegian universities or university colleges. To find out which institutions collaborate with Norwegian institutions, please refer to the websites of the Norwegian institutions. . You could also ask your home institution about whether they have any sort of collaboration with Norwegian universities / university colleges from the list of participating institutions.
• You must come from one of the countries included in the Quota Scheme. Check out list of countries in Quota Scheme [PDF].
• 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.
• All candidates should typically have the following basic qualifications:
o Secondary school certificates
o Minimum two years of higher education from their home country

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.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).

How to Apply:

Having clarified that your institution has a collaboration agreement with a Norwegian university or university college, you may contact the International Office at the institution in Norway for further information about admission requirements and procedures.  You must apply directly from your home country and to the institution of your choice.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications for the Quota Scheme is usually December 1st every year, but may vary from institution to institution.

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