The Government of Denmark every year through the Ministry of Education provides Danish higher institutions a limited number of scholarships to finance highly qualified full degree students from non-European Economic Area (non-EU|EEA) and non-European Union countries or Switzerland.
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
The Danish Government opens its doors to highly motivated and qualified international students worldwide to come and study in Denmark. The scholarships from the government of Denmark can be awarded to a student to study a full degree program or for part of a degree program at undergraduate or postgraduate level.
The number of scholarships to be awarded has not been specified but a limited number of awards will be given yearly. The scholarship is to last for the duration of a student’s undergraduate or postgraduate study. The scholarship from the government comes in two parts and can be given as full or partial tuition fee waivers and or grants to help students take care of their living costs.
Considering that these scholarships are provided through individual higher education institution, students should endeavor to seek for further details and information at their chosen institutions.
- The program is open to citizens of all countries except students from the European Economic Area, European Union and European Free Trade Association (EEA|EU|EFTA) countries.
- The following requirements should be adhered to by students to be eligible for the program, they include:
- Student should be a citizen of a country outside the European Economic area, EU or Switzerland.
- Student should be in possession of a residence permit
- Student should be enrolled in a full degree higher education program
- Student should not have legal claims to the rights of Danish citizens
- Student should not be eligible for a grant according to the Danish law concerning the state education fund.
FIELD OF STUDY
The scholarships are awarded in all full time and part time undergraduate and postgraduate programs that have been approved in various institutions chosen to be part of the program.However students should check out the admission procedures of the institution they have chosen.
HOW TO APPLY
The scholarships are offered by individual higher education institutions in Denmark and therefore decide which students will receive the scholarships.
To apply take a look at the admission details of the higher institution you have chosen and get in touch with the institution. You will then be given application forms, course descriptions, entry requirements and other procedures. Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply.
Deadline for application varies between institutions however it is usually around March 15 every year. Students should contact the institution they have chosen to get specific deadline details.