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Danish Government Scholarship for International Students, 2019/2020



Application Deadline: 1st February 2019

Danish Government Scholarship Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the Danish Government Scholarship for International Students University of Southern Denmark. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

Danish Government Scholarship Details and FAQs

University of Southern Denmark offers the Danish Government Scholarship – supported by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science – to certain applicants in recognition of the important investment that oversea students make during their education.

When is the application deadline?

  • September intake: 1st February 2019
  • February intake: 1st September 2019

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

International

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Denmark

What is the category of this opportunity?

Graduate

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

  • Candidates  from a non-EU/EEA country and be eligible to pay tuition fees. The scholarship will be awarded to the best qualified of the eligible applicants.
  • All eligible applicants who are offered a study place, will automatically be considered for the scholarship. No separate application is needed.

What are the selection criteria?

The best-qualified candidates based on points will be awarded the scholarship. Please look under the section  “Entry requirements” for each programme. All documentation must be available before application deadline, to make sure that we can process your application.

What are the benefits of the award?

The scholarship consists of two parts: full tuition fee waiver and a grant, to help cover living costs amounting to DKK 6090 per month before taxes.

How to Apply for the Danish Government Scholarship

It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage see link below) before applying.

Programme Webpage


Danish Government Cultural Agreement Scholarship Details and FAQs

The Danish Government Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements are aimed at highly qualified exchange students wishing to immerse themselves in studies of the Danish language and culture or other fields of study related to Denmark.

When is the application deadline?

1st March 2019 at 23:59 (CET)

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?

Yes

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

Denmark

What are the eligible courses and fields of study?

All courses

What is the category of this opportunity?

Masters and PhD

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

Scholarship will only be considered if the student fulfils the following requirements:

  • Is a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Does not have permanent residence in an EU or EEA country
  • Is NOT studying in Denmark through an exchange programme or any other study agreement which is tuition fee waiving
  • Has shown good academic results previously from former studies or passed exams
  • Has passed an English language test, preferably an IELTS test with a score of 6.0 or similar recognised test with a high score provided for academic studies
  • Scholarships are only available to master’s and PhD-level students. However, bachelor’s degree students wishing to study Danish language and literature can also apply if they have studied the Danish language for two years.
  • scholarships are only offered to students enrolled in full-degree studies at higher education institutions in the countries listed above.
  • PhD students must likewise be employed at, or affiliated with, higher education institutions in the above-mentioned countries.

How many scholarship awards are available?

Not specified

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

Danish Government scholarships programme covers 30-50% of the tuition fees, which means that the rest must be paid by the student. Students who are awarded a scholarship from UCN may under certain circumstances also receive an additional partial monthly living costs scholarship.

What is the duration of the scholarship?

Danish Government Scholarships may be awarded for the entire duration of a study programme or for single semesters.

How to Apply for the Danish Government Cultural Agreement International Scholarships

To be considered for a scholarship, the applicants must:

  • Fill in the scholarship application form including a motivation letter stating the reasons for applying to UCN and the reasons for applying for the specific programme in question
  • Apply and be accepted to one of the English-taught study programmes which UCN offers

Furthermore the students must attach:

  • Documentation of passed exams (translated into English)
  • Documentation of relevant working experience
  • References (if any)
  • Copy of passport
  • Documentation of applying for a programme at UCN

Scholarship Webpage


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