Course(s) Offered: All available
Course Level: Bachelors, Masters
Provider: University of Oslo
Country to Study in: Norway
The International Summer School (ISS) of the the University of Oslo offers scholarships, the International Summer School Scholarships, to applicants from certain selected countries and regions of the world.
The ISS Scholarships are offered to applicants from these countries who meet the criteria to study Masters and Bachelor’s courses offered during the University of Oslo's International Summer School.
Competition for these scholarships is high and funds are limited, so the majority of scholarships awarded are PARTIAL scholarships, although several FULL scholarships are available and also awarded.
The scholarship targets international students from Africa, Asia, Oceania, Central America and South America, Caucasus and Balkans, Former Soviet Union states, EU and EEA countries, USA, and Canada.
To be a successful ISS scholarship recipient, you must demonstrate:
- that your academic background is relevant to the course you apply for (see course descriptions for more information)
- that your professional background is relevant to the course you apply for
- your financial need
APPLICANTS WITH EXTERNAL FUNDING
If part of your costs are being covered by a source other than the ISS (your employer, school, a private foundation or company, etc), you may still apply for a partial scholarship from the ISS. Please include this information in your scholarship form.
Citizens of the following countries and regions:
- Asia, Oceania, Africa, Central America and South America,
- Caucasus and Balkans,
- Former Soviet Union states,
- EU and EEA countries,
- USA, and Canada.
University of Oslo, Norway
Fields of study
All Bachelors and Masters level courses offered at the International Summer School by the University of Oslo. See the list of Bachelors and Masters Courses offered at the International Summer School
Number of awards
Not specified by provider, however, majority of scholarships awarded will be partial. Only approximately 50 full scholarships will be awarded.
Full scholarships may include basic fee, additional fees, pocket money allowance, and plane ticket to and from Norway. Partial scholarships cover only all or part of the Basic fee and additional fees (if applicable).
The type of scholarship and its inclusions will depend on the country where you are from. Please refer to the official website for full details.
Method of Application
Apply online as a scholarship applicant, and remember to complete and upload the ISS scholarship form with your application. You can access the scholarship form from the official scholarship website (link below). If part of your costs are being covered by a source other than the ISS (your employer, school, a private foundation or company, etc), you may still apply for a partial scholarship from the ISS. Please include this information in your scholarship form.
It is important to read the ISS Terms and Conditions and visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship and also to access the application form.
The Application Portal for applying to the 2017 International Summer School opened on 6th September 2016. The application submission deadline date is 1 February of every year. The next deadline to apply for the ISS scholarships is 1 February 2017
The International Summer School (ISS) offers intensive Master's and Bachelor's courses each summer, from late June to late July/ early August.
The University of Oslo, until 1939 named the Royal Frederick University, is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. The university is recognized as one of Northern Europe's most prestigious universities. The Academic Ranking of World Universities has ranked it the 58th best university in the world.
Application Deadline: 1 February 2017
Open to International Applicants: Yes
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