OFID Scholarships Award for International Students

Masters (MS) Degree

Deadline: 1 May 2014
Study in:  any Country
Course starts September 2014

Brief Description:

OFID’s Scholarship Program sponsors outstanding young students from developing countries who wish to study for a Master’s degree in a development-related discipline from an accredited college/university around the world.

Host Institution(s):

Any accredited university/college around the world

Field of Study:

Any field of study related to Development

Number of Scholarships:


Target Group:

The applicant may be from any developing country found in the eligible country list.

Scholarship Value/inclusions:

The scholarships includes tuition fees, monthly allowance to cover living expenses, accommodation, insurance, books, relocation grants, and travel costs.


– Must be between the ages of 23-32 at the time of submitting his/her application.
– Must have obtained or be on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree with a Baccalaureate from an accredited college/university, or its equivalent.
– Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 rating system, or its equivalent.
– Must be matriculated at an accredited university for the upcoming academic year starting August/September 2014, and must maintain full-time status for the duration of the Master’s Degree.
– Must be a national of a developing country (except OFID Member Countries)
– Must select a subject of study that pertains to OFID’s core mission, such as: economics of development (poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields.

Application Instructions:

Applications are done online.  Make sure that you fulfill the OFID Scholarship Award Eligibility Criteria before you apply.  The application deadline for 2014/2015 was 1 May 2014.

It is important to  visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and  for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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