Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme 2016

Any country Scholarship 2016
Any country Scholarship 2016
The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), alongside its sister Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) agencies, has implemented innovative, community-driven solutions to development challenges for more than 45 years.
The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies.  Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant: 50% loan basis through a competitive application process once a year.

Total Scholarship offered
The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year

Scholarship Subjects
Applicant can choose any field of study

Study Duration
3 to 4 Years according to the courses

Scholarship Description
The Foundation assists students with tuition fees and living expenses only.
  • The cost of travel is not included in AKF scholarships.  
  • Half of the scholarship amount is considered as a loan, which must be reimbursed with an annual service charge of 5%.
  • A guarantor is required to co-sign the loan agreement.
  • The payback period is five years, starting six months after the study period funded by the Aga Khan Foundation.

Eligibility Condition and Countries
The Foundation accepts applications from nationals of the following countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique. In France, Portugal, UK, USA and Canada, applications are accepted from those who are originally from one of the above developing countries, are interested in development-related studies and who have no other means of financing their education. Preference is given to students under 30 years of age
The Foundation only accepts applications of eligible nationals listed above who are residing in one of the countries where there are local Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), Aga Khan Education Services (AKES), or Aga Khan Education Board (AKEB) offices which process applications and interview candidates.
Applicant must have
  • Excellent academic records
  • Genuine financial need
  • Admission to a highly reputable university or programme of study
  • Relevance of the field of study to AKDN’s focus areas
  • Candidates are also evaluated on demonstrating thoughtful and coherent educational and career plans, their extra-curricular interests and achievements, potential to achieve their goals and likelihood to succeed in a foreign academic environment.
  • Applicants are expected to have some years of work experience in their field of interest.

How to Apply/Download Application Form
Application forms can be obtained from AKF offices or Aga Khan Education Services / Boards in the applicant’s country of current residence.

Last Date to Apply
31th March 2016

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