Danish Government Long-Term Scholarships for International Students in Denmark | 2013-2014
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Danish Government Long-Term Scholarships for International Students in Denmark | 2013-2014

School(Institutions/ Country): the Danish host institutions | Denmark

Level: Masters(MSc) and Doctoral(PhD) Degree

Field(s): Design, Architecture, Environmental Studies, and other related fields

Deadline: February 28, 2013.

Funded by: Danish Government

Beneficiaries(Target Group): Scholarship is Open for Students of EU-countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Spain, and the Netherlands), Iceland, Switzerland, Serbia, Turkey and Non-European countries (China, Japan, Israel, Egypt and Russia).

Benefits( Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award Duration: Scholarships are tenable during the academic year. The autumn term begins on September 1st, the spring term on February 1st.

‣ What does the scholarship cover?Scholarships for bachelor’s students in Danish language and literature and for master’s students include free tuition and a monthly stipend of DKK 5,000. Danish Government Scholarships can be applied to cover living, travel, and visa expenses and are for one person only. Additional amounts for accompanying family members are not available.

Description

Danish Government Long Term scholarships are available for master's and PhD-level students and young research scientists in studies of the Danish language and culture or other fields of study related to Denmark.

Bachelor’s degree students can also apply if they have studied the Danish language for two years. These scholarships are funded by Danish Government under the cultural agreements. These scholarships are opened to citizens of EU-countries, Iceland, Switzerland, Serbia,Turkey and Non-European countries.

The Danish Agency for Universities and Internationalization has initiated an administrative reform1 of the Danish Scholarships for Foreign Nationals (the Cultural Agreements), i.e. the Long-Term Scholarships and the Danish Summer Language Courses.

The Danish Gov't Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements are aimed at highly qualified exchange students and young research scientists wishing to immerse themselves in studies of the Danish language and culture or other fields of study related to Denmark.

Eligibility

Danish Government Scholarships are only available to master’s and PhD-level students and young research scientists.

However, bachelor’s degree students wishing to study Danish language and literature can also apply if they have studied the Danish language for two years.

Scholarships are offered to exchange students and young research scientists from higher education institutions in the following countries:

  • 19 EU-countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Spain, and the Netherlands
- Iceland, Switzerland, Serbia and Turkey

  • Non-European countries: China, Japan, Israel, Egypt and Russia.

In the selection process, the Danish host institutions will give priority to candidates:


  • Who motivate their choice of a specific research programme or field of study through its relation to Danish language, culture or other Danish areas of expertise. Successful applicants will describe the Danish dimension in their choice of studies or research when applying in fields such as: design, music, architecture, welfare, environmental studies, etc.

  • Who are nominated by a lecturer who teaches Danish in their home country. Danish Gov't scholarships applicants should include a reference from the lecturer in their application.

  • Who study Danish or Scandinavian languages and literature.

  • Who refer to an internationally acclaimed lecturer at the desired Danish host institution with whom they would like to study.

  • Who have contacted the desired Danish host university and received an invitation from a lecturer to conduct studies or research there.

  • Who study at a partner university or institution of the desired Danish host university.

Scholarship Application Method

Please note that the Danish Gov't Scholarships for EU-countries, Iceland, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey are currently being reformed.

Applicants from Japan should apply using the online application form , and

 Applicants from Tokai University must use the paper application).

Deadline for applications for the Long-Term Scholarships for the academic year 2013/2014 for students and researchers from China, Egypt, Israel, Japan, and Russia: February 28, 2013.

The deadline for EU-countries, Iceland, Switzerland, Serbia and Turkey will be published in the start of February 2013.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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