Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme 2019/2020 for Postgraduate Studies
The Aga Khan Foundation 2019-20 International Scholarship Programme application cycle is now open. Application forms can be obtained from the Aga Khan Foundation or Aga Khan Education Board/Service office in the applicant’s country of current residence.
Application Deadline: March 31st 2019
NOTE: For the 2019-20 application cycle, the Foundation will not accept applications from students planning to attend universities in UK, Germany, Sweden, Austria, Denmark, The Netherlands, Italy, Norway and Ireland.
Scholarships are award on a 50% grant : 50% loan basis through a competitive application process once a year in June or July. The Foundation gives priority to requests for Master’s level courses but is willing to consider applications for PhD programmes
Preference is given to students under 30 years of age.
The main criteria for selecting award winners are:
l) consistently excellent academic records,
2) genuine financial need,
3) admission to a highly reputable university or programme of study and
4) relevance of the field of study to AKDN’s focus areas.
The deadline for submission of entire completed applications is 31 March, although in certain countries internal deadlines may be earlier in order to process and review applications.
The annual Scholarship Selection Meeting takes place in late June or early July and the Aga Khan Foundation notifies all students of the outcome of their application shortly thereafter.
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