Ministry of Foreign Affairs BSU Master Scholarship Programme in Denmark, 2015

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark is offering master scholarship programme for talented students from South partner universities. This programme is the supplement to the existing fellowship programme. The Programme offers 38 two-year full-time scholarships available for commencement in September 2015. Applicants must be bachelor graduate from one of the following universities in order to apply: University of Ghana (Ghana), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), Sokoine University of Agriculture (Tanzania), Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College (Tanzania), State University of Zanzibar (Tanzania), Gulu University (Uganda) or Kathmandu University (Nepal).. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has initiated a Master scholarship programme, as a supplement to the existing fellowship programme. The aim is to provide talented students from South partner universities with the opportunity to obtain a master’s degree from a Danish university in order to contribute to the development of their countries. The  scholarship programme is part of the ‘Building Stronger Universities’ (BSU) initiative supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The administrative aspects of the scholarship are taken care of by DFC. “Building Stronger Universities in Developing Countries” is a partnership between research and higher education institutions in developing countries and Danish universities.. Scholarships are available for pursuing master degree programme at a Danish university.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarships are awarded for all MSc programmes available within a Danish university.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applicants must be bachelor graduate from one of the following universities in order to apply: University of Ghana (Ghana), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), Sokoine University of Agriculture (Tanzania), Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College (Tanzania), State University of Zanzibar (Tanzania), Gulu University (Uganda) or Kathmandu University (Nepal).
Benefits of the scholarship: The successful applicants will be offered a scholarship which will cover tuition fee, travel costs, field work cost in home country, accommodation and allowances during the study period. DFC will cover the expenses in connection with language test and application fee, if the applicant is awarded a scholarship. DFC will be responsible for the residence permit application process, travel arrangements, and accommodation while in Denmark, payment of allowances, insurances, etc.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Scholarships are awarded for two years.
Number of scholarships: Up to 38 scholarships are available for commencement in September 2015.

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