Apply for Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Aga Khan Foundation provides the limited number of scholarships for postgraduate studies of students from developing countries every year, whose research is not capable of financing. The aim is to develop effective scholars and leaders and to create jobs for them. Every year once a June or July scholarship is awarded through the competitive application process (50% grant: 50% on loan basis). The Foundation will give priority to the postgraduate course for the applicants.
The main criteria for selecting award winners are:
- Consistently excellent academic record
- In real sense financial needs
- Admitted to reputed universities or research programs
- Relevance in studies in the Focus area of AKDN.
The deadline for submitting the entire application is 31 March, although, in some countries, internal timelines may be prior to the selection process and review.
Applicants are advised to contact the local office for the duration of the internal deadline and various requirements, as it may vary from country to region.
- Aga Khan Foundation (Bangladesh): Deadline for submission of pre-application: 8 March 2019; Completed Application Deadline: 31 March 2019
- Aga Khan Foundation (India): Deadline for submission of application: March 15, 2019 (7 pm IS); Completed Application Deadline: March 2019 (5 pm ET)
- Aga Khan Foundation (Pakistan): Deadline for submission of pre-application: 15 March 2019 (5 pm IST); Completed Application Deadline: 31 March 2019 (5 pm ET)
- Aga Khan Foundation (Portugal): Completed Application Deadline: 30 March 2019
- Only the tuition fees and the cost of living will be borne.
- Funding for Ph.D. programs will only be paid for the first two years.
- Financial assistance will be provided according to the needs of the students.
- The Foundation will accept applications from citizens of the following countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar, and Mozambique.
- Students under the age of 30 will be given the opportunity.
- The application methods of the AKFS International Scholarship Program are decentralized.
- Students will be able to accept applications from Aga Khan Education Services office on 1st January every year.
- Please check the official website for more details.
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