Norwegian Government in Norway opened Quota Scholarships applications for Master’s and PhD Students of
Developing Countries. Full scholarship details:
Deadline:1 December each year
Funded by:Norwegian government
Beneficiaries:Students of developing countries, Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and Central Asia can apply.
student receives the same amount of money as a Norwegian student
would do in an equivalent educational programme.
30 per cent of the amount is given as a grant and 70 per cent as a
- However, the loan
portion is waived when the student returns to his/her home country
after completing the course of study.
the financial support will not not exceed a time span of four years
for one definite study plan, or a combination of two programmes.
expenses for entry into Norway can be reimbursed (fixed price).
can apply for one annual home visit if the educational programme
lasts more than one year, as well as financial support for
travelling expenses for field work during the course of study.
the student returns home within 3 monthsafter
finishing the course, the cost of travelling home is covered by the
Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund.
main objective of the Quota Scheme is to contribute to capacity
building through education that will benefit the home country of the
students when they return.
Quota Scheme is also intended to strengthen relations between Norway
and the selected countries and thus contribute to
internationalization at Norwegian institutions of higher education.
universities and university colleges in Norway participate in the
institutions involved are allocated a certain number of students
under the programme each year.
scheme normally includes courses at Master’s and Ph.D. level in
addition to certain professional/Bachelor’s degrees.
of the Norwegian institutions offer courses and educational
programmes in English.
candidates should typically have the following basic qualifications:
two years of higher education from their home country
exceptions apply for certain professional educational courses at
of the study programmes offered under the Quota Scheme are taught in
who are not native English speakers therefore must document their
proficiency in English.
who come to Norway as self-financing students will, as a rule, not
be considered as being qualified for the Quota Scheme.
Quota Scheme as a rule only enrolls students from institutions which
have collaboration agreements with Norwegian universities or
institutions usually do not admit free
(individual applicants) to this scheme.
in very special cases can free
find out which institutions collaborate with Norwegian institutions,
please refer to the websites of the Norwegian institutions.
note that SIU cannot offer individual guidance to prospective
students regarding choice of institution or course, or information
about course contents.
inquiries should be directed to the International Office
the institution in question.
should be sent directly to the institutions and SIU is not
responsible for received applications.
Application Deadline: Do
submit your applications till 1 December each year.
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