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Ministry of Foreign Affairs BSU Master Award Programme in Denmark, 2015

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark is offering Master Award programme for talented students from South partner universities. This programme is the supplement to the existing fellowship programme. The Programme offers 38 two-year full-time scholarships available for commencement in September 2015. Applicants must be bachelor graduate from one of the following universities in order to apply: University of Ghana (Ghana), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), Sokoine University of Agriculture (Tanzania), Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College (Tanzania), State University of Zanzibar (Tanzania), Gulu University (Uganda) or Kathmandu University (Nepal).

Study Subject(s): The studentships are awarded for all MSc programmes available within a Danish university.
Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing master degree programme at a Danish university.
Scholarship Provider: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
Award can be taken at: Denmark

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Eligibility: Applicants must be bachelor graduate from one of the following universities in order to apply: University of Ghana (Ghana), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), Sokoine University of Agriculture (Tanzania), Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College (Tanzania), State University of Zanzibar (Tanzania), Gulu University (Uganda) or Kathmandu University (Nepal). 

Open for International Students: Students of Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Nepal (Only specific universities’ students) can apply for these masters programmes.

Description: Danida Fellowship Centre The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has initiated a Master Award programme, as a supplement to the existing fellowship programme. The aim is to provide talented students from South partner universities with the opportunity to obtain a master’s degree from a Danish university in order to contribute to the development of their countries. The  programme is part of the ‘Building Stronger Universities’ (BSU) initiative supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The administrative aspects of the program are taken care of by DFC. “Building Stronger Universities in Developing Countries” is a partnership between research and higher education institutions in developing countries and Danish universities.

Number of award(s): Up to 38 opportunities are available for commencement in September 2015.

Duration of award(s): The studentships are awarded for two years.

What does it cover? The successful applicants will be offered a scholarship which will cover tuition fee, travel costs, field work cost in home country, accommodation and allowances during the study period. DFC will cover the expenses in connection with language test and application fee, if the applicant is awarded a scholarship. DFC will be responsible for the residence permit application process, travel arrangements, and accommodation while in Denmark, payment of allowances, insurances, etc.

Selection Criteria: The financial aid positions will be awarded on a strictly competitive basis with focus on grades and level of English.

How to Apply: The details about application procedure are distributed at the above mentioned universities included in the BSU Programme.

Application Deadline: Deadline for applications is respectively on 1st March and 15th March 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application