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Fully Funded Islamic Development Bank Scholarship

Fully Funded
Country: Saudi Arabia
City: Jeddah
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The IsDB is currently funding the following scholarship programmes: Undergraduate, Master, PhD, and Post-doctoral research. The Programmes are an important tool in the development initiatives led by the IsDB since 1983 to foster technology and knowledge sharing among member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries. The programmes are designed to attract talented male and female students and build the right competence required to empower communities with a special focus on “Sustainability Science” in line with the approved fields to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

1. Undergraduate Scholarship Programme: The Programme was launched with the objective to provide educational opportunities for the academically meritorious young students from member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries to pursue undergraduate or first-degree study in a university and to train them in specific fields to empower communities with a special focus on “Sustainability Science” to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Presidency 5-Year Plan (P5P).

Benefits

  • The programme covers full tuition to be paid directly to the university, monthly living allowance commensurate with the cost of living in the country of study, medical expenses at public or university hospitals.
  • For the students who are selected to study abroad, the IsDB also provides them with economy class air tickets to and from the countries of study (once at the beginning and at the end of study), installation allowance and educational equipment.
  • To help students prepare themselves for their future leading role in the development of their communities and countries, the IsDB also provides them with extra-curricular activities under a special programme called “Mentorship Programme” to ensure their academic progress and social and psychological integration in the university as well as the local community environment.

Eligibility Criteria

The prospective candidate must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Citizens of any of the IsDB member countries or Muslim communities in non-member countries
  2. Completed senior secondary education (or the equivalent of approximately 12 years of education) with good grades in major subjects.
  3. Not in receipt of any other scholarship at the time of application and during studies under the IsDB scholarship programme.
  4. Be medically fit and willing to undergo medical tests after selection

2. Master’s Scholarship Programme: The Programme was launched with an objective to assist IsDB member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries in the development of their human capitals in key areas of development to pursue Master degree in specific fields to empower communities with a special focus on “Sustainability Science” to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Presidency 5-Year Plan (P5P).

Benefits and Facilities

  • The programme covers full tuition fees to be paid directly to the university, living allowance on single-status basis, medical expenses at public or university hospitals, computer allowance, thesis preparation allowance and round-trip air-ticket and installation allowance for study abroad.
  • To help students prepare themselves for their future leading role in the development of their communities and countries, the IsDB also provides them with extra-curricular activities under a special programme called “Mentorship Programme” to ensure their academic progress and social and psychological integration in the university as well as the local community environment.

Eligibility

The Programme is designed to help promising mid-career professionals from member countries and Muslim Communities in non-member countries who meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a citizen of any of an IsDB member countries or Muslim communities in nonmember countries.
  2. Be a graduate with a grade above “Good” in his/her bachelor studies.
  3.  His/her proposed field of study is within the fields approved by the programme
  4. Be recommended by three referees (professional or academic)
  5. Seek or accept no other scholarship or remunerated work during their studies under the Programme which may interfere with their studies or make fulfillment of their other obligations difficult unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the IsDB;
  6.  Be medically fit and be willing to undergo medical tests after selection

3.  PhD and Post-doctoral Research Programme: The Programme aims at developing technically qualified human resources in the IsDB member countries and Muslim Communities in non-member countries by providing scholarships to promising and outstanding scholars and researchers to undertake advanced studies and research in development related fields with a special focus on “Sustainability Science”.

Benefits and Facilities

  • The programme covers full tuition/bench fees to be paid directly to the university, living allowance on single-status basis, medical expenses at public or university hospitals, conference and thesis preparation allowance and round-trip air-ticket and installation allowance for scholar studying abroad.

Eligibility

The Programme is designed to help promising mid-careers professionals from member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries who meet the following criteria:
1) PhD study

  • Have minimum Master degree (for Ph.D study) in one of the approved fields of the programme
  • Have above average (“Very Good”) academic standing;
  • Preferably have work and/or research experience
  • Have a proposed field of study and/or research in one of the fields listed under the approved fields of study of the programme with its scientific and development relevance to the country being clearly demonstrated in a research proposal.
  • Seek or accept no other scholarship or remunerated work during their studies under the Programme which may interfere with their studies or make fulfillment of their other obligations difficult unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the IsDB;
  • Be medically fit and be willing to undergo medical tests after selection.

2) Post-doctoral research

  • Have PhD degree in one of approved fields of the programme
  • Have above average (“Very Good”) academic standing;
  • Must have not less than two (2) years of experience in the field of his/her research
  • Must have a record of publications/research in the same field.
  • Have a proposed field of study and/or research in one of the fields listed under the approved fields of study of the programme with its scientific and development relevance to the country being clearly demonstrated in a research proposal.
  • Seek or accept no other scholarship or remunerated work during their studies under the Programme which may interfere with their studies or make fulfillment of their other obligations difficult unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the IsDB;
  • Be medically fit and be willing to undergo medical tests after selection

 

Specifications

Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline 28 February,2019
Country Saudi Arabia
City Jeddah
Open to Citizens of IsDB member countries or Muslim communities
Organizer Islamic Development Bank
Contact the organizer https://isdbscholarships.smartsimple.com/s_Login.jsp

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