OPEC Fund for International Development Scholarship 2018 invites applications from master’s degree applicants.
The scholarship is for applicants from developing countries who want to pursue their master degree in relevant field of development.
It aims at helping highly driven and motivated students overcome the challenges in paying the cost of graduate studies.
Who is offering this scholarship:
The scholarship is provided by The OPEC Fund for International Development.
The organisation is a development finance institution which was established by the Member States of OPEC in 1976 as a channel of aid to the developing countries.
Who can apply for this scholarship:
Applicant should be 23- 32 years of age.
Applicant must hold or should be about to complete a bachelors degree. Applicant should obtain minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 rating system or its equivalent.
Applicant must select a course related to development. Applicant must have matriculated at a recognized university, for the year starting in August/September 2018.
How can you apply:
Step 1: Login to open the application form.
Step 2: Fill the application form.
Step 3: Upload the required documents.
Step 4: Submit the application form.
What are the documents required for the OPEC Fund:
Scanned copy of the applicant’s passport.
Scanned copy of the transcripts/certificates from the highest level of education completed.
A scanned letter of acceptance from a chosen educational institution, confirming applicant’s admission, the subject of study and duration of the Master’s degree program.
Proof of meeting any prerequisites, including language proficiency.
A short essay – of about 500 words in English – giving reasons for applying for the OFID scholarship, explaining educational goals, and clearly describing how the applicant will use the experience gained from your Master’s degree studies to help in the development of his/her home country.
Two letters of recommendation from professors and/or lecturers at applicant’s present university (or present employer).
Curriculum Vitae (CV)