Last updated on February 12th, 2018 at 12:22 pm
In the Light of developing the world to a better place. The Norwegian Government is pleased to offer scholarship funds for the Quota Scholarship scheme Developing Countries 2018-2019. The Scholarship is designed for Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD Students at universities and university colleges in Norway. World Scholarship Forum is delight to invite you to join other students from developing countries of the worl to apply for the Scholarship. You must be studying at any of the Universities in Norway. Check for Universities in Norway here
Level/Field of Study:
Students usually apply for degree programmes that serve as a continuation of their studies in their home country or for courses which can be a joint part of a degree programme in their home country (joint degree or sandwich programmes). Most of the programmes offered are at Master’s or PhD level, but the Quota Scheme also offers certain Bachelor’s study programmes.
Students from Developing countries are eligibile to apply. They Include:
Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Djibouti, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall islands, Mauritania, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestinian territories, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Rwanda, São Tomé & Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, South Africa, Tanzania, Tchad, Thailand, The Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Samoa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Yemen
Countries in the Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Each student receives the same amount of money as a Norwegian student would do in an equivalent educational programme. 40 per cent of the amount is given as a grant and 60 per cent as a loan. However, the loan portion may be waived when the student returns to his/her home country after completing the course of study. Students who stay in Norway after finishing their studies or take up residence in another country than their home country must repay the loan.
Travelling expenses for entry into Norway may be reimbursed (fixed price).
Number of Scholarships
The Quota Scheme currently provides funding for a total of 1,100 students, 800 of them from developing countries in the South and 300 from countries in the Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and in Central Asia.
Norwegian Quota Scholarship Scheme Requirements
All candidates should typically have the following basic qualifications:
- Secondary school certificates
- Minimum two years of higher education from their home country
- Some exceptions apply for certain professional educational courses at Bachelor’s level.
- If you wish to participate in the Norwegian Government Quota Scholarship Scheme, you must apply directly from your home country.
- You must have stayed at least one year in your home country directly prior to the planned course of study at the Norwegian university /University College.
- To be eligible to apply for the Quota Scheme, you must be able to find your home country on the list below.
Duration of Scholarships:
Best Ways to Apply:
The institutions of higher education that are part of the Quota Scheme handle all applications from prospective students.
Information about the application procedure for the Quota Scheme should be available at the participating universities’ and university colleges’ websites.
Currently the Scholarships is now more available. It ended in the 2016-2017 academic year. The Scholarships was shifetd to the Government of Norway to take care of the Scholarship.
Applications can be foolowed from Here
varies depending on course and institution. But typically 1 December (each year). The deadline for applications for the Quota scheme is usually 1st December every year. Some courses and educational programmes may have different deadlines.