OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) Scholarship for Master’s Applicants from Developing Countries 2012, Austria
OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development) is pleased to announce that qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree are welcome to apply for the OFID Scholarship 2012. The OFID Scholarship will be awarded to support two students or candidates for Master’s degree studies. The applicant may be from any developing country, and he/she must first obtain admission to pursue a Master’s (graduate) degree in any recognized university/college in the world. The Scholarship is open to those students who wish to pursue studies in a relevant field of Development or Energy Studies. Through its scholarship scheme, OFID aims to help highly motivated, highly-driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of graduate studies. The winner of the OFID Scholarship Award will receive a full tuition scholarship of up to US$50,000. The funds will be spread over a maximum of one year, toward the completion of a Master’s degree, or its equivalent, at an accredited educational institution, starting in the autumn of the academic year 2012.
Must be between the ages of 23-32 at the time of submitting his/her application. tips Must have obtained or be on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree with a Baccalaureate from an accredited college/university, or its equivalent. tips Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 rating system, or its equivalent. tips Must be matriculated at an accredited university for the upcoming academic year starting August/September 2012, and must maintain full-time status for the duration of the Master’s Degree. tips Must be a national of a developing country (please see list of eligible countries below) tips 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. PLEASE NOTE: Kindly read ALL of the directions below before proceeding with the application process: tipsApplicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications will be evaluated based on the information provided. Therefore, all questions should be answered as thoroughly as possible. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Once an application has been submitted, no changes will be allowed on it. tipsOFID will not consider applications received through a third party. tipsPlease do not call or email OFID to ask if your application has been received, or to inquire about your status. tipsPlease note that only the winner will be notified. tipsAll materials submitted become the property of OFID and will not be returned to the applicant.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Developing Countries
How to Apply: Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: May 28, 2012
Further Scholarship Information and Application go to: