Danish Government Scholarships in Any Field at University College of Northern Denmark for International Undergraduate Students

Danish Government Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any
Course Level: Undergraduate (Bachelors)
Provider: Univ Coll of Northern Denmark
Country to Study in: Denmark

Scholarship Description
Each year the University College of Northern Denmark (UCN) applies a number of scholarship places for non-EU citizens who are enrolled on a study programme at UCN.

These scholarships, which are set by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science (Danish Government Scholarships), cover part of the few successful student's tuition fees.

The scholarship can only be considered provided the student fulfills the below requirements:
  • is a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA);
  • has no permanent residence in an EU or EEA country;
  • is NOT studying in Denmark through an exchange program or any other study agreement which is waiving the tuition fee;
  • has shown good academic results previously from former studies or passed exams;
  • has passed an English language test, preferable an IELTS test with a score of 6.0 or similar recognized test with a high score provided for academic studies.
Note: Before being able to come into consideration for a scholarship, you must be enrolled in a programme at UCN.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (EXCEPT EU/EEA students)

Participating Institutions
University College of Northern Denmark

Fields of study
Any English-taught study programme at UCN

Number of awards
A limited number of scholarships are awarded

Sponsorship duration
Scholarships may be awarded for the entire duration of a study programme or for single semesters.

Scholarship benefits
UCN’s scholarship programme covers 30-50 % of the tuition fees, which means that the rest must be paid by the student.

Students who are awarded a scholarship from UCN may under certain circumstances also receive an additional partial monthly living costs scholarship.

Method of Application
To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must fill in the scholarship application form including a motivation letter stating the reasons for applying to UCN and the reasons for applying for the specific programme in question. In addition, applicants must apply and be accepted to one of the English-taught study programmes which UCN offers.

Furthermore the students must attach other required documentations. Please see scholarship webpage for complete list of documents. The application documents must be sent as one merged pdf file by e-mail to UCN.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.

There are two application rounds every year - the September intake and the February intake. The application period for the September intake is 1 February - 15 March; while the application period for the February intake is 1 October - 1 November.

The application period for September 2016 intake ends 15th March 2016; while that for February 2017 ends 1st November 2016.

After each application period, UCN will select the best candidates among the applicants.

All applicants will be informed about the result of the selection process made by UCN.

All candidates on UCN’s priority list must start the application for residence permit to Denmark before they get the final decision on the scholarship application as they will otherwise risk being late for the study start.

Application Deadline: 1 November 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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