IDB Masters Scholarships for Developing Countries’ Students, 2018-19

IDB Masters Scholarships for Developing Countries’ Students and The application must reach the concerned IDB Governor’s Office or its designated office by  31st December). Applications received directly at the IDB will not be entertained. . 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: 31st December)

Funded By: Islamic Development Bank

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 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

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 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:

‣ 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


  1. The applicant must complete the application form and send it together with all the requisite documents, as mentioned on the concluding page of the form, through the office of the  IDB Governor for the applicant’s country and not directly to the IDB Headquarters in Jeddah. The application must reach the concerned IDB Governor’s Office or its designated office by  31st December). Applications received directly at the IDB will not be entertained.


Scholarship Division
Islamic Development Bank, 
8111 King Khalid St. Al Nuzlah Yamaniah Dist. Unit No. 1, Jeddah 22332-2444, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 
Tel:+966-2- 646 6833; Fax: +966-2- 646 6887; e-mail:scholar@isdb.org

http://www.isdb.org/irj/portal/anonymous?NavigationTarget=navurl://ec61fd4c088c45fa5ef909229a0411f4

(*)Eligible 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.


M.Sc Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Q - What is the IDB M.Sc. Scholarship Programme?
A - The programme was launched in the year 1419H (1998) for 20 selected IDB Least Development Member Countries (LDMCs) to support development of their human resources in science and technology at intermediate level and to enable their candidates to participated in the IDB Merit Scholarship Programme. 2.Q - Am I eligible?
A - You are eligible if you are (i) citizen of an IDB LDMCs, (ii) have the required academic and professional background, (iii) age not over 30 years and (iv) your application is endorsed by the IDB Governor's Office in your country.3.Q - What fields of study are covered ?
A - Science, Engineering, Technology, Medical Sciences, Statistics, Demography, Econometrics, Operational Research and other related fields.4.Q - Where will I study?
A - You have to pursue your study at one of the reputed universities within the IDB Member countries. 5.Q - How do I apply?
A - Complete the application form (download), get nomination from your institution (if any), then forward it to IDB Governor's Office in your country by the deadline (31st December). No direct application to IDB is considered .6.Q - What is the role of IDB Governor's Office?
A - The IDB Governor's Office is the focal point for the programme to receive, screen and forward the most suitable applications to IDB.7.Q - What are my entitlements?
A - Entitlements cover both academic and living expenses including health insurance and return air-fare. The scholarship also provides allowances for conference participation and computer purchase. 8.Q - What IDB expects of me?
A - Complete your research/study programme successfully on time,  return to your country / institution, and participate in the IDB Merit Scholarship Programme.9.Q - How can I meet the IDB's expectations?
A -You have to take active participation in the country's development programmes to serve with your expertise and gain the required knowledge to pursue further higher studies (Ph.D.) with the IDB Merit Scholarship Programme. 10.Q - How will IDB guide me to fulfill the expectations?
A - As you must register with the Science Development Network (SDN), the network for IDB scholars and be a member of the IDB Alumni, you will be integrated into various IDB programmes and activities that will be announced by the IDB from time to time.

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