M.Sc Scholarship in Science & Technology for IDB Least Developed Member Countries

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M.Sc Scholarship in Science & Technology for IDB Least Developed Member Countries

Post  Admin on Mon Mar 01, 2010 2:50 am

The M.Sc Scholarship Programme was launched in 1419H (1998G) with an objective to assist IDB Least Developed Member Countries (LDMCs) in the development of their human capitals especially in science and technology that are both relevant and necessary for their development.


The scholarship provides or covers:

* The cost of tuition (as charged by the institutions of study and as agreed by the IDB), medical insurance.
* Monthly living allowance.
* Clothing and books allowance and return air tickets to and from place of study.


The M.Sc Scholarship Programme is only for students from 20 Least Developed Member Countries who meet the following eligibility criteria:

1. Citizens of any of the following: Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Comoros Island, Djibouti, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Palestine, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Togo, Uganda, and Yemen.
2. Below 30 years of age at the closing date of application.
3. In possession of a B.Sc/Licence/Maitrise in science/technology.
4. Above average in academic standing/grades.
5. Nominated by scientific/academic/research institutions of their countries.
6. Able to undertake academic study and/or research in English or French or Arabic.
7. Provisional or full admission from universities or institutions listed under the M.Sc Scholarship Programme is desirable and strongly encouraged.

To apply, submit the following:

1. Completed Application Forms.
2. Two (2) passport-size pictures.
3. Curriculum vitae.
4. Copy of B.Sc/Licence/Maitrise diploma.
5. Copy of B.Sc/Licence/Maitrise transcripts.
6. Copy of Birth certificate.
7. Three (3) letters of reference in sealed envelopes.
8. GRE and TOEFL scores (if available or can be taken).
9. Letter from University (alma mater) indicating exact ranking in class and in all university's graduating class.
10. Letter of pre-admission/admission (if any).



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