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The Islamic Development Bank Offering Fully Funded Scholarships to Students

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Scholarship Program aims to support the educational pursuits of Muslim students from member and non-member countries, fostering academic excellence and contributing to the development of their communities. With various scholarship programs catering to different academic levels and fields of study, the IsDB empowers individuals to pursue higher education and research opportunities.

IsDB Scholarship Programs: Enhancing Access to Education

  1. IsDB Scholarship Program for Muslim Communities in Non-Member Countries (SPMC)
  • Designed for young Muslim students from non-member countries, particularly those in need of financial assistance, to pursue undergraduate degrees in various fields including medicine, engineering, computer sciences, and agriculture.
  • Eligible Countries: Australia, Canada, Croatia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Germany, Ghana, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, The Philippines, Trinidad-Tobago, Vietnam, Zambia, Liberia, Cambodia, Mauritius, Macedonia.
  1. IsDB Master of Science Scholarship Program (M.Sc.)
  • Targets students from the 20 Least Developed Member Countries (LDMCs) to pursue Master of Science degrees in Science and Technology disciplines.
  • Applicants must secure admission in one of the IsDB member countries listed in the top 1000 in the Times Higher Education rankings.
  • Eligible LDMCs: Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Maldives, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Palestine, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Togo, Uganda, Yemen.
  1. IsDB Merit Scholarship Program for High Technology (MSP)
  • Dedicated to advanced studies and research in applied science and high technology, offering scholarships for Ph.D. and post-doctorate studies.
  • Open to IsDB member countries, promoting academic excellence and innovation in critical fields.
  • Eligible Member Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen.
  1. IsDB-ISFD Scholarship Program
  • Targeting students from the 21 Least Developed IsDB Member Countries (LDMCs), providing funding for bachelor’s degrees or technical diplomas in priority fields.
  • Focus areas include medicine, engineering, agriculture, and related disciplines, supporting sustainable development and capacity-building.
  • Eligible LDMCs: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Yemen.

How to Apply
To apply for the IsDB Scholarship Program, interested candidates can visit the official website and follow the application guidelines. It’s important to note that the IsDB does not charge any fees at any stage of the scholarship process, ensuring accessibility and transparency for all applicants.

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