Innovation Fund Denmark is offering scholarship for pursuing postgraduate degree programme at a Danish institution. Students from Brazil, India, China, South Korea, USA and Japan can apply for innovation scholarship.
There are total 32 scholarships available for students: Blue INNOship: Technical University of Denmark-2, Copenhagen Business School-4, University of Southern Denmark-2, Aalborg University-2); National EXperimental Therapeutic partnership (NEXT): Aalborg University-3, Aarhus University-3, University of Copenhagen-3; Future Cropping: University of Copenhagen-3, Aarhus University-2; Water efficient industrial production (VIP): Technical University of Denmark-4, University of Copenhagen-3, Copenhagen Business School-1.
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New scholarships are being made available for talented undergraduates pursuing a postgraduate degree at a Danish institution. The Innovation Fund Denmark are providing 3.4 million euros in scholarships throughout the years 2015 and 2016. The grant is reserved for dedicated, top-tier students with an academic profile within the areas of natural, environmental and health sciences, engineering, technology and innovation.
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In order to undertake a programme of study, you will need to prove a satisfactory proficiency in English; the language tests TOEFL, IELTS and Cambridge ESOL examinations (CAE) are often used.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate degree programme at Technical University of Denmark, University of Southern Denmark, Aalborg University and Aarhus University, University of Copenhagen.
Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded within the following departments:- Blue INNOship-Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Department of Operations Management, Department of Technology and Innovation, Department of Energy Technology, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering; National EXperimental Therapeutic partnership (NEXT)- Department of Health Science and Technology, Faculty of Science & Technology, Faculty of Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences; Future Cropping- Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science and Technology: Department of Agroecology and Department of Engineering; Water efficient industrial production (VIP)- Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Science and the Department of Food Sciences, Department of Intercultural Communication and Management. Each university has different departments kindly follow the detailed information.
Scholarship Award: The Innovation Fund Denmark are providing 3.4 million euros in scholarships throughout the years 2015 and 2016. Each scholarship is approximately 40-45.000 EUR in total. Scholarship consists of a tuition fee waiver and a monthly scholarship to assist with living costs in Denmark (the equivalent of the State Educational Grant given to Danish students).
Scholarship can be taken at: Denmark
Eligibility: Undergraduate students from Brazil, India, China, South Korea, USA and Japan can apply for the Danish Innovation Scholarships. The scholarships will be made available in two consecutive rounds – one in 2015 and one in 2016 – and are managed within a set of thematic clusters and academic partnerships (i.e. Blue INNOSHIP, NEXT, Future Cropping and VIP) .
Nationality: Students from Brazil, India, China, South Korea, USA and Japan can apply for innovation scholarship.
College Admission Requirement:
Requirements for admission into Danish-taught study programmes: If you are able to study in Danish you can find courses and degree programmes taught in Danish at www.ug.dk. For admission into these programmes you must prove a satisfactory level of proficiency in Danish by taking the test called ‘Danish as a Foreign Language’ (‘Studieprøven i dansk som andetsprog’) or ‘Danish Test 2’ (‘Danskprøve 2’). Some programmes may require that you have passed ‘Danish Test 3’ (‘Danskprøve 3’).
Requirements for postgraduate studies-Admission requirements for Candidatus/Master programmes are:
-an internationally recognised Bachelor’s degree of good standard or equivalent
-proof of proficiency in English
-proof of proficiency in Danish, if the programme is taught in Danish
English Language Requirement: All higher education programmes in Denmark require a high standard of English. Applicants to English-taught undergraduate and postgraduate programmes must, as a minimum, prove English proficiency comparable to ‘English B’ in the Danish upper secondary school (gymnasium). Some programmes require ‘English A’, which is one level higher than ‘English B’. To prove a satisfactory proficiency in English, the language tests TOEFL, IELTS and Cambridge ESOL examinations (CAE) are often used
Supporting Material: The institution in Denmark will require certified copies of your educational qualifications. That is, you must provide copies with original stamps and signatures, or have two people who are not related to you sign the back of the copy with their name, address and birth date. Some institutions require that they receive the documents directly from the issuing institution. This can often take several months, so be sure to arrange in time.
How to Apply: The application forms for courses are available from the institutions approximately two months prior to the deadline. For applicants of the scholarship the application form must be accompanied by a motivational essay. You can apply within the following thematic partnerships and their affiliated universities, institutes and faculties
Application Deadline: The application deadline for the Danish Innovation Scholarships is 15 January 2016.