The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) is currently funding the following scholarship programmes: Undergraduate, Master, PhD, and Post-doctoral research. 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).
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).
The Programme is more than just a scholarship programme in the traditional sense of straight financial assistance to qualified students. It is also a tool for the improvement of the socio-economic conditions in general. It is a scholarship programme and a development programme at the same time since the students are required to play a leading role in assisting the development of their communities and countries.
Benefits and facilities
The Programme is open for academically meritorious students with a strong desire to engage in social services and community development after graduation. The prospective candidate must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Important Note: The programme does not cover expenses for the student’s family; extra-curricular courses of training; language courses and any additional travel during the study programme.