Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Program 2018/2019

Application Due Date: March 31 st 2019

The Aga Khan Structure 2019-20 International Scholarship Program application cycle is now open. Application can be gotten from the Aga Khan Structure or Aga Khan Education Board/Service workplace in the candidate’s nation of present house.

KEEP IN MIND: For the 2019-20 application.
cycle, the Structure will decline applications from trainees.
preparing to go to universities in UK, Germany, Sweden, Austria,.
Denmark, The Netherlands, Italy, Norway and Ireland.

The Aga Khan Structure offers a minimal variety of scholarships each year for postgraduate research studies to impressive trainees from choose establishing nations who have no other ways of funding their research studies, in order to establish reliable scholars and leaders and to prepare them for work, mainly within the AKDN.

Scholarships are granted on a 50% grant: 50% loan basis through a competitive application procedure when a year in June or July. The Structure provides top priority to ask for Master’s level courses however wants to think about applications for PhD programs, just when it comes to impressive trainees who are extremely advised for doctoral research studies by their teachers and who require a PhD for the fulfilment of their profession goals (scholastic or research study oriented).

Applications for short-term courses are ruled out; neither are.
applications from trainees who have actually currently begun their course of.
research study.


Geographic Scope

The Structure accepts applications from nationals of the following.
nations: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan,.
Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and.
Mozambique. In France, Portugal, UK, U.S.A. and Canada, applications are.
accepted from those who are initially from among the above establishing.
nations, have an interest in development-related research studies and who have no.
other ways of funding their education.

Residency Requirement

The Structure just accepts applications of qualified nationals noted.
above who are living in among the nations where there are regional.
Aga Khan Structure (AKF), Aga Khan Education Provider (AKES), or Aga.
Khan Education Board (AKEB) workplaces which process applications and.
interview prospects.

Age Limitation

Choice is provided to trainees under 30 years of age.


The primary requirements for picking award winners are: l) regularly.
outstanding scholastic records, 2) real monetary requirement, 3) admission to a.
extremely trusted university or program of research study and 4) significance of.
the discipline to AKDN’s focus locations. Prospects are likewise examined.
on showing thoughtful and meaningful instructional and profession strategies,.
their extra-curricular interests and accomplishments, prospective to accomplish.
their objectives and possibility to be successful in a foreign scholastic.
environment. Candidates are anticipated to have some years of work.
experience in their field of interest.

Financial Support

The Structure helps trainees with tuition charges and living expenditures just. The expense of travel is not consisted of in AKF scholarships. Financing for PhD programs is just offered the very first 2 years of research study, after which the trainees are anticipated to discover alternative sources of support. Monetary support is offered according to the requirements of trainees, however the ISP should be thought about a lending institution of last option.

Candidates are asked for to strive to get financing from other sources too, so that the quantity asked for from the Structure can be lowered to a minimum. Choice is provided to those who have actually had the ability to protect some financing from alternative sources.

Loan Conditions

Half of the scholarship quantity is thought about as a loan, which should be.
repaid with a yearly service fee of 5%. A guarantor is.
needed to co-sign the loan arrangement. The repayment duration is 5.
years, beginning 6 months after the research study duration moneyed by the Aga Khan.

Application Treatments

The application treatments of AKF’s International Scholarship.
Program are decentralised. Trainees might get application as.
of 1st January each year from AKF workplaces or Aga Khan Education Solutions/ Boards
in their nations of present house. Finished applications should.
be gone back to the firm from which the kind was gotten. They should.
not be sent out to Geneva.

Application Due Date

The due date for submission of whole finished applications is31
March, although in particular nations internal due dates might be previously.
in order to procedure and evaluation applications. Candidates are recommended to.
call the regional workplaces for internal due date dates and requirements.
as these might differ from nation to nation. Late or insufficient.
applications will not be accepted.

Nation Workplaces Internal Due Dates
Aga Khan Structure (Bangladesh) Due date for sending pre-application types:
8th March, 2019 Due date for sending finished applications:
31 st March, 2019
Aga Khan Structure (India) Due date for application circulation:
15 th March, 2019 (7: 00 pm IST)
Due date for sending finished applications:
20 th March, 2019 (5: 00 pm IST)
Aga Khan Structure (Pakistan)
Aga Khan Education Provider (Pakistan)
Due date for sending pre-application types:
15 th March, 2019 (5.00 pm IST)
Due date for sending finished applications:
31 st March, 2019( 5: 00 pm IST)
Aga Khan Structure (Portugal) Due date for sending finished applications:
30 th March, 2019


Candidates ought to be prepared to be spoken with by regional Scholarship.
Committees about their monetary circumstance, their scholastic efficiency,.
extra-curricular accomplishments and profession strategies.

The yearly Scholarship Choice Fulfilling occurs in late June or.
early July and the Aga Khan Structure alerts all trainees of the.
result of their application quickly afterwards.

For Additional Information:

Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the Aga Khan Structure International Scholarship Program 2019/2020

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