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Islamic Development Bank Scholarship Programme year 2019-2020

Islamic Development Bank Scholarship Programme year 2019-2020

Tarikh : 09 January 2019

Dilaporkan Oleh : Mohd Muhaimin

Kategori : News


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The IsDB is pleased to announce that calls for scholarship applications for the academic year 2019-2020 are now opened through a new portal to receive online applications for the following programmes:

  1. Undergraduate Scholarship Programme
  2. Master Scholarship Programme
  3. PhD Scholarship Programme
  4. Post-Doctoral Research Programme
  5. IsDB/ISFD Scholarship Programme for Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  6. Joint Programme with The World Academy of Science (TWAS) in Trieste, Italy for Sustainability Science, Technology and Innovation

Please apply from December 16th 2018 - February 28th 2019 by visiting the scholarships website.     



ELIGIBILITY 


A) UNDERGRADUATE

The eligible candidates should: • Citizens of any of the IsDB member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries • Completed senior secondary education (or the equivalent of approximately 12 years of education) with good grades in major subjects • Not in receipt of any other scholarship at the time of application and during studies. • Be medically fit and be willing to undergo medical tests after selection.

 

OBLIGATION

Candidates granted the Scholarship are expected to: 

1. Commit to cover, after graduation either the cost of the first year of his/her master’s degree. In this case, the IsDB will support him/her by covering the costs to complete his/her master’s degree or the tuition fees of the first year’s study for a ew Undergraduate student from the same community he/she belongs to. 

2. Sign a Surety Bond stating their commitment to their studies, their return to their countries upon completion of their studies and continuing work and services to “Sustainability Science, Technology and Innovation” in their countries. 

3. Devote themselves to their studies on a full-time basis and without interruption and provide the IsDB with reports on their academic studies and activities on a regular basis. 

 4. Seek or accept no other scholarship or remunerated work during their studies under the Programme which may interfere with their studies or make fulfillment of their other obligations difficult unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the IsDB,Respect the laws of the country of study and maintain good personal and professional conduct consistent with the rules, regulations and objectives of the Programme and the overall mission of the IsDB.

 

BENEFITS

1. The programme covers full tuition to be paid directly to the university, monthly living and books clothing allowances commensurate with the cost of living in the country of study, health insurance, etc.

2. For the students who are selected to study outside of their own countries, the IsDB also provides them with economic class tickets to and from the countries of study (once at the beginning and at the end of study). 

3. To help students prepare themselves for their future leading role in the development of their communities and countries.

4. The IsDB also provides them with extra-curricular activities under a special programme called “Mentorship Programme” to ensure their academic progress and social and psychological integration in the university as well as the local community environment.

 

B) MASTERS

The eligible candidates should: 

 • Be a citizen of any of an IsDB member countries or Muslim communities in non-member countries. 

 • Be a graduate with a grade above “Good” in his/her academic career. 

 • His/her proposed field of study is within the fields approved by the programme 

 • Be nominated by an academic research institution in the home country. 

 • Be nominated by three referees 

 • Not in receipt of another scholarship. 

 • Be medically fit and be willing to undergo medical tests after selection

 

BENEFITS

1. The programme covers full tuition fees to be paid directly to the university, living allowance on single-status basis, health insurance, computer allowance, etc. and round-trip air-ticket and installation allowance for study abroad. 

 2. To help students prepare themselves for their future leading role in the development of their communities and countries.

3. The IsDB also provides them with extra-curricular activities under a special programme called “Mentorship Programme” to ensure their academic progress and social and psychological integration in the university as well as the local community environment.

 

C) PHD

The eligible candidates should: 

 1. Have minimum M.Sc (for Ph.D study) and Ph.D (for Post-Doctoral research) in the field of sustainable science listed under the Programme. 

 2. Have above average (“Very Good”) academic standing. 

 3. Have work and/or research experience of not less than two (2) years (for Post-Doctoral research) in the related field. 

 4. Have a record of publications/research in the same field. 

 5. Have a proposed field of study and/or research in one of the fields listed under the approved fields of study with its scientific and development relevance to the country being clearly demonstrated in a research proposal. 

 6. Not in receipt of another scholarship. 

 7. Be medically fit and be willing to undergo medical tests after selection

 

BENEFIT

1. The programme covers full tuition fees to be paid directly to the university, living allowance on single status basis, health insurance, computer allowance, conference allowance etc. and round-trip air-ticket and installation allowance for scholar studying abroad. 

 2. To help students/scholars prepare themselves for their future leading role in the development of their communities and countries.

3. The IsDB also provides them with extra-curricular activities under a  special programme called “Mentorship Programme” to ensure their academic progress and social and psychological integration in the university as well as the local community environment.

Joint Programme with the The World Academy of Science (TWAS) in Trieste, Italy for Sustainability Science, technology and innovation (STI)

This programme is a joint cooperation with the World Academy of Science (TWAS) in Trieste, Italy. It started in 2017 as an IsDB initiative for capacity building aiming at building critical mass in the fields of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to address sustainable development challenges of its member countries.


The programme offers:

1. Post-Doctoral Fellowships: The Fellowships will support scientists for research visits of 3 months in selected Centers of Excellence. Fellowships will be awarded to scientists who will have a role in empowering their society.

2. Grants for Joint Research and Technology Transfer Projects 

 • The Grants will fund joint projects to bring together complementary expertise that will tackle complex global challenges that often require an interdisciplinary approach. 

 • One joint project will be selected. The project will see two research groups from different IDB countries. The research question will likely focus on an issue relevant to both countries involved. Grants will be assigned on a competitive basis to those projects which actually produce a major and real-time impact.

3. High Level Training Workshops on the Science-Policy-Diplomacy Nexus: It aims to conduct high level training workshops on the Science-Policy-Diplomacy Nexus that would bring together scientists, policy-makers and diplomats to focus on issues of high priority for the region and within the context of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Support for Refugee Scientists and Other Scientists at risk in IsDB Member Countries

• It aims to support refugee scientists and other scientists at risk in IsDB member countries that are being affected by civil strife or war. 

 • Efforts will be made to support them at universities and research centres in other IsDB member countries, but also in other countries.

 

Thank you.

“Acculturating Itqan, Ikhlas and Excellence in Research & Innovation”