The cost of living in Denmark can be very high, I agree with you but when it comes to education, Denmark is renown for its top-notch and quality educational system. In spite of the Cost of Living, the government assists by providing programs, internships and scholarships like Danish Government Long-Term scholarships 2020 which is currently ongoing for students who are passionate about academic excellence.
So, if you are interested in Studying in Denmark, here is an opportunity that you shouldn’t miss. These Long-Term Scholarships in Demark. Studentships are only available to masters and PhD-level students. However, bachelor’s degree students wishing to study Danish language and literature can also apply if they have studied the Danish language for two years.
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We, the world scholarship forum have put down in this article detailed information about these Danish Government Scholarships including the eligibility criteria, how you can apply if you are eligible and most especially, the application submission deadline to help you not to miss out.
Why Long-Term Scholarships?
The Scholarships are provided by the Government of Denmark. These Danish government awards under the Cultural Agreements are aimed at highly qualified exchange students wishing to immerse themselves in studies of the Danish language and culture or other fields of study related to Denmark.
However, the Ministry aims to create knowledge, growth, and welfare in Denmark as it takes its place in an increasingly globalized world. The Ministry’s vision is to create the best possible conditions for research, study, and innovation in Europe.
Note, Ph.D. students must likewise be employed at, or affiliated with, higher education institutions in the above-mentioned countries. Scholarships are tenable during the academic year. The autumn term begins on September 1st, the spring term on February 1st.
And also, with respect to residence permits and/or visas, we recommend that accepted applicants contact the Danish diplomatic representation in their home country well in advance of their entry into Denmark.
Please note that applicants at the time of application must be enrolled in, or able to document a future enrollment in, full-degree programs in the countries mentioned above.
Which Danish institutions offer long-term scholarships
The University of Southern Denmark offers the Danish Government Scholarship – supported by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science – to certain applicants in recognition of the important investment that oversea students make during their education.
It is only possible to apply for a scholarship for studies at higher education institutions that Danish scholarships. So, below is a list of Danish institutions offering Long-Term Scholarships in Denmark
Winners of this Danish Long-term scholarship will receive a stipend of DKK 6,500 monthly and free tuition. And also, this scholarship can cover a student’s travel, visa fees, accommodation, food, and other living expenses.
Note, This Danish Government scholarship covers just for one individual excluding his or her other family.
Please note that living expenses in Denmark are generally high and that housing, especially in the larger cities, is often very expensive. The scholarship will not most likely not to cover all expenses.
Moreso, Lont-term scholarships program covers 30-50% of the tuition fees, which means that the rest must be paid by the student. Students who are awarded a scholarship from UCN may under certain circumstances also receive an additional partial monthly living.
This scholarship may be awarded for the entire duration of a study programme or for single semesters.
Eligibility for Danish Government Long-term Scholarship
Level / Field of Study
To apply for this Danish Government Scholarship, you must be pursuing a degree program in either master’s and Ph.D. However, bachelor’s degree students wishing to study Danish language and literature can also apply if they have studied the Danish language for two years.
This scholarship is hosted by the Government of Denmark.
Long-term scholarships of 5-12 months are offered to exchange students from higher education institutions in the following countries:
- Republic of Korea
Interestingly, these scholarships are only offered for exchanges (not full-degree studies), and only to students enrolled in full-degree studies at higher education institutions in the countries listed above.
Note, Applications from candidates affiliated with higher education institutions in countries other than those listed will not be taken into consideration.
How to Apply for the Danish Scholarships
To be considered for a scholarship, the applicants must:
- Fill in the scholarship application form including a motivation letter stating the reasons for applying to UCN and the reasons for applying for the specific program in question
- Apply and be accepted to one of the English-taught study programs which UCN offers
Furthermore, the students must attach:
- Documentation of passed exams (translated into English)
- Documentation of relevant working experience
- References (if any)
- Copy of passport
- Documentation of applying for a program at UCN
Application deadline for 2020/2021
March 2, 2020 at 23:59 (CET)
(The application form will available on the relevant country pages in November 2019)
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Danish Scholarships FAQs
Below are some of the frequently asked questions about these Denmark Long-term scholarships:
Can I apply for Danish Government Long-Term Scholarships at any level?
This denamark scholasrhip is for masters and phd students who wants to study danish language.
When will I apply and my application will be rejected?
Once you apply after the deadline which is 2nd of march 2020, you application will not be considered.
Can I apply as an african student?
No, this particular scholarship is for students in Brazil, Russia, China, Egypt, Japan, and Republic of Korea
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