2016 IDB Masters Scholarships for Developing Countries’ Students

2016 IDB Masters Scholarships for Developing Countries’ Students and applications are open until December 31 . Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is offering master’s scholarships in the field of Science, Engineering, Technology, Medical Sciences, Statistics, Demography, Econometrics and Operational Research and other related fields. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Member Countries (Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Gambia,
Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Palestine, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Togo, Uganda & Yemen)

Level: Master's Degree

Field(s): Scholarships are offered in the fields of Science, Engineering, Technology, Medical Sciences, Statistics, Demography, Econometrics and Operational Research.

Deadline: December 31

Funded By: Islamic Development Bank

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2016 IDB Masters Scholarships are targeted for Students of Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina, Faso,Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Palestine, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Togo, Uganda and Yemen

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified.

Scholarship covers: The scholarship covers the following benefits and entitlements:
-All academic expenses
-Living allowances
-Health Insurance
-Round trip air-tickets to and from place of study
-Conference Participation allowance
-Computer allowance

Description

2016 IDB Masters Scholarships

‣ The Programme was launched in 1419 H/1998 named “The IDB M.Sc. Scholarship Programme” for Eligible Member Countries.

‣ The objective of the M.Sc. is to assist Eligible Member Countries in the development of their human resources in science and technology that are both relevant and necessary for their socio-economic development.

‣ The Programme is open only to students from the 20 Eligible Member Countries. The list is at the end of this section.

Eligibility

Have what it takes to avail 2016 IDB Masters Scholarships?

‣ The Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:


‣ Be a citizen of any of an Eligible Member Country.


‣ Age not over 30 years.

‣ Be a graduate in science/technology with a grade above Good in his/her academic career.

‣ Be nominated by an academic research institution of his/her country.


‣ Be determined to return home at the end of his/her studies.


‣ Not in receipt of another scholarship.


‣ Be medically fit and be willing to undergo medical tests after selection.


‣ Applicants for Statistics, Demography and related disciplines such as Applied Statistics, Demography and Econometrics must meet the following requirements in addition to the above:


‣ Be in possession of a B.Sc. degree or its equivalent in statistics or related disciplines.


‣ Must have a working experience of at least one year as statistician permanently employed by an institution in a member country.


‣ Be determined to return home at the end of his/her studies.


Eligibility Criteria for 2016 IDB Masters Scholarships

‣ All the applications submitted to the IDB Governor’s Office are to go through the following process:


  • Screening by the IDB Governor’s Office to forward to IDB the most eligible applications.

  • In-house scoring and short-listing at the IDB.
  • 
Final selection by the IDB.


Scholarship Application Method

‣ The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Applications are due on December 31

Annual Time-table

The Programme is announced every year through the IDB Governors' Offices in the countries concerned.

‣ The timetable is as follows:

  • September - Announcement of the Programme
  • December 31 - Deadline for submission of applications to the Office of H.E. the IDB Governor for your country

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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