The Denmark Government welcomes highly qualified and motivated international students from all over the world to study in Denmark. A number of scholarships are therefore offered each year by the Danish Ministry of Education to fund students from countries outside the European Union/ European Economic Area. The scholarships can be awarded for a full degree higher education programme.
Participating Higher Education Institutions in Denmark
Fields of study:
Eligible full-time Higher Education Programmes offered at participating HEIs in Denmark
Number of Scholarships:
Non EU/EEA International Students.
The government scholarship consists of two parts and can be given as full or partial tuition fee waivers and/or grants towards covering your living costs.
However, as the scholarships are administered by the individual higher education institution, you should ask for further details at the institution of your choice.
In order to be eligible to apply for a scholarship you have to be:
• A citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland.
• Enrolled in a full degree higher education programme.
• Granted a time-limited residence permit in Denmark due to education
The scholarships are administered by the Danish institutions of higher education, each of which decides which students will receive a scholarship. For further information about the government scholarship, please consult the admission details of the higher education institution of your choice. The institution can also inform you about entry requirements, course descriptions, deadlines and student services.
Deadline varies depending on your choice University and study programme. Generally, the deadline falls around March-April for entry in September of the same year or around September-October for entry in February of the following year.
It is important to visit the website of your choice university and the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: http://studyindenmark.dk/study-options/tuition-fees-scholarships/tuition-fees-and-scholarships
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