Norwegian Government Scholarships for Developing & Central Asian Countries 2014

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Scholarship Description:

Norwegian Government Scholarships for Developing & Central Asian Countries 2014 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .


Norwegian Government Scholarships for Developing & Central Asian Countries 2014. Norwegian Government offers Quota Scheme for Developing Countries students to study at selected Norwegian Universities. The scheme normally includes courses taught in English at Master’s and PhD level, in addition to certain professional degrees. The Quota Scheme will only enrol students from institutions (organisations, universities, authorities) which have collaboration agreements with Norwegian universities or colleges. Norwegian institutions usually do not admit free movers (individual applicants) to this scheme. Only in very special cases will free movers be considered.






Programmes Offered:

Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses available at the Selected Norway Universities.

Course Level: 


The scheme normally includes courses taught in English;

  1. Bachelor

  2. Masters

  3. PhD level


Eligibility:

  • The Quota Scheme will only enroll students from institutions (organisations, universities, authorities) which have collaboration agreements with Norwegian universities or university colleges. Norwegian institutions usually do not admit free movers (individual applicants) to this scheme. Only in very special cases will free movers be considered. Please contact the institutions directly for individual information.

  • Students who come to Norway as self-financing students will, as a rule, not be considered as being qualified for the Quota Scheme.

  • Students usually apply for degree programmes that serve as a continuation of their studies in their home country or for courses which can be a joint part of a degree programme in their home country (joint degree or sandwich programmes). Most of the programmes offered are at Master’s or PhD level, but the Quota Scheme also offers certain Bachelor’s study programmes.

  • All candidates should typically have the following basic qualifications: Secondary school certificates; Minimum two years of higher education from their home country. Some exceptions apply for certain professional educational courses at Bachelor’s level.


Benefit:

  1. The Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund is responsible for managing the financial support provided for the Quota students.

  2. Each student receives the same amount of money as a Norwegian student would do in an equivalent educational programme.

  3. About 30 percent of the amount is given as a grant and 70 per cent as a loan.

  4. However, the loan portion may be waived when the student returns to his/her home country after completing the course of study.

  5. Students who stay in Norway after finishing their studies or take up residence in another country than their home country must repay their loan.

  6. Normally, the financial support given will not exceed a time span of four years for one definite study plan or a combination of two programmes.

  7. Part-time studies are not supported.


Number of Awards: 

  • The objective of the scheme is to promote the internationalisation of higher education.

  • Currently, the scheme provides full scholarships for a total of 1100 students,

  • Out of which 800 are from developing countries and 300 from Eastern Europe and Central Asia.


Application Deadline: 01 Dec 2014

Further Details:

Please Click Here to visit the Official website of Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU).

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Degree Level:

Norwegian Government Scholarships for Developing & Central Asian Countries 2014 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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