Tuesday, 25 February 2014

OFID’s Scholarship Program to sponsor outstanding young students from developing countries

The OPEC Foundation for International Development is accepting applications from graduate students from developing countries for its scholarship awards 2014/15.

The purpose of the scholarship program is to sponsor outstanding young students from developing countries to complete their Master’s degree.

Deadline: 1 May 2014

Eligibility Criteria –

Applicant must be between the ages of 23-32 at the time of submitting his/her application.

Applicant must have obtained or be on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree with a Baccalaureate from an accredited college/university, or its equivalent.

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 rating system, or its equivalent.

Applicant must be matriculated at an accredited university for the upcoming academic year starting August/September 2013, and must maintain full-time status for the duration of the Master’s Degree.

Applicant must be a national of a developing country (except OFID Member Countries)

Applicant must select a subject of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission, such as: economics of development (poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields.

For more information, please visit OFID Scholarship Award page.

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