Application Deadline: March 31st 2017
The Aga Khan Foundation gives a predetermined number of grants every year for postgraduate reviews to exceptional understudies from select developing nations who have no different method for financing their reviews, keeping in mind the end goal to create viable researchers and pioneers and to set them up for business, fundamentally inside the AKDN.
Grants are granted on a half concede : half credit premise through an aggressive application handle once every year in June or July.
The Foundation offers need to demands for Master’s level courses however will consider applications for PhD programs, just on account of extraordinary understudies who are very prescribed for doctoral reviews by their teachers and who require a PhD for the satisfaction of their vocation goals (scholastic or research arranged).
Applications for here and now courses are not viewed as; nor are applications from understudies who have as of now began their course of study.
The Foundation acknowledges applications from nationals of the accompanying nations: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique.
In France, Portugal, UK, USA and Canada, applications are acknowledged from the individuals who are initially from one of the above developing nations, are occupied with improvement related reviews and who have no different method for financing their instruction.
The Foundation just acknowledges uses of qualified nationals recorded above who are living in one of the nations where there are nearby Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), Aga Khan Education Services (AKES), or Aga Khan Education Board (AKEB) workplaces which handle applications and meeting competitors.
Inclination is given to understudies under 30 years old.
The fundamental criteria for selecting grant champs are:
l) reliably magnificent scholastic records,
2) honest to goodness money related need,
3) admission to an exceptionally legitimate college or program of study and 4) importance of the field of study to AKDN’s concentration ranges.
Hopefuls are likewise assessed on exhibiting mindful and intelligible instructive and vocation arranges, their additional curricular interests and accomplishments, potential to accomplish their objectives and probability to prevail in a remote scholastic environment.
Candidates are required to have a few years of work involvement in their field of intrigue.
The Foundation helps understudies with educational cost charges and everyday costs as it were. The cost of travel is excluded in AKF grants.
Financing for PhD projects is accommodated the initial two years of study, after which the understudies are relied upon to discover elective wellsprings of help.
Money related help is given by the requirements of understudies, however the ISP must be viewed as a bank of final resort.
Candidates are asked for to bend over backward to get subsidizing from different sources also, so that the sum asked for from the Foundation can be diminished to a base. Inclination is given to the individuals who have possessed the capacity to secure some subsidizing from option sources.
Half of the grant sum is considered as a credit, which must be repaid with a yearly administration charge of 5%.
An underwriter is required to co-consent to the advance arrangement. The payback time frame is five years, beginning six months after the review time frame supported by the Aga Khan Foundation.
The application strategies of AKF’s International Scholarship Program are decentralized. Understudies may acquire application frames as of January first every year from AKF workplaces or Aga Khan Education Services/Boards in their nations of current living arrangement.
Finished applications ought to be come back to the organization from which the frame was gotten. They ought not be sent to Geneva.
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Program 2017/2018