OPEC/OFID Scholarship Award 2014/2015 for Developing Countries – Up to $50,000 Financial Award

Scholarship Name: The OPEC Fund for International Development – OFID Scholarship Award

Brief description

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) will offer $50,000 scholarship awards to students from member developing countries pursuing their master’s degree in 2014/2015

Accepted Subject Areas?

The Scholarship is open to those students who wish to pursue studies in a relevant field of Development or Energy Studies such as: economics of development (poverty reduction, energy and sustainable development), environment (desertification), or other related science and technology fields.

About Scholarship

OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development) Scholarship Award sponsors outstanding young students from developing countries through graduate studies in a development-related discipline.OFID Scholarship Award

OFID is pleased to announce that qualified applicants who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree are welcome to apply for the OFID Scholarship 2014. The OFID Scholarship will be awarded to support students or candidates for Master’s degree studies. The applicant must be from a developing country, and he/she must first obtain admission to pursue a Master’s (graduate) degree in any recognized university/college in the world. The Scholarship is open to those students who wish to pursue studies in a relevant field of Development or Energy Studies.

Through its scholarship scheme, OFID aims to help highly motivated, highly-driven individuals overcome one of the biggest challenges to their careers – the cost of graduate studies. The winner of the OFID Scholarship Award will receive a tuition support of up to US$50,000. The funds will be spread over a maximum of one year, toward the completion of a Master’s degree, or its equivalent, at an accredited educational institution, starting in the autumn of the academic year 2014.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified

Scholarship Type: Full masters scholarship

By what Criteria is Selection Made?

Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications will be evaluated based on the information provided. Therefore, all questions should be answered as thoroughly as possible. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Once an application has been submitted, no changes will be allowed on it.

Who is qualified to apply?

To be eligible to apply for the OFID Masters Scholarship, applicants:

How Many Scholarship Positions are available? Yet to be confirmed

What are the benefits?

The winners of the OFID Scholarship Award will receive a full tuition scholarship of up to US$50,000. The funds will be spread over a maximum of one year, toward the completion of a Master’s degree, or its equivalent, at an accredited educational institution, starting in the autumn of the academic year 2012

How long will sponsorship last? For the duration of one masters degree programme

Eligible African Countries

See the list of eligible developing countries for OFID Masters scholarship from the link below

To be taken at (country): Any recognized University in any part of the world

What time of year does Application Close?

Application deadline is May 1, 2014

Offered annually? Yes

How can I Apply?

Applicants must complete the online application.

Within the on-line application, applicants must upload the required documents as listed below in Section III. All materials including the on-line application, recommendations, and other required information must be received no later than the deadline date.

Required Documents

Application Guidelines

Application Guidelines

Only the winner will be notified by June 13, 2014 via OFID website at www.ofid.org.

Visit Scholarship Webpage  for more details

Sponsors

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)

By admin on April 18, 2014 · Posted in Engineering scholarship, Masters Scholarships, May, Newsletter, Scholarship in Economics, Specific African Scholarships

19 Comments | Post Comment

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Posted on March 20th, 2012

Devotha Mwashitete says:

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Posted on March 22nd, 2012

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Posted on May 5th, 2012

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Posted on May 10th, 2012

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Posted on September 25th, 2012

Nicholas Ojonugwa Alifa says:

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Posted on November 20th, 2012

Keith Unuafe says:

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Posted on February 15th, 2013

Keith Unuafe says:

IS IT FREE.
GUYS?

Posted on February 15th, 2013

admin says:

Keith, Yes. It’s free to apply

Posted on February 16th, 2013

Rahama Dubiso says:

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Posted on February 22nd, 2013

Akintibu Temitayo says:

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Indeed I will like it so.

Posted on February 24th, 2013

Ashiraf M-Raff Kam says:

I need a scholarship…

Posted on March 28th, 2013

Gamada Abara says:

I want to apply. how could I apply it?

Posted on April 24th, 2013

Elvis Muafor Edume says:

I need to continue with the application of which is not seen can you help me.

Posted on May 14th, 2013

Thomas David Godspower says:

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Posted on July 21st, 2013

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Posted on March 20th, 2014

Tekle Berhane says:

yes,if you can i am eager to continue or under take postgcradute mainly in developmental economics hence i need to satisfay my thirsty of education

Posted on March 24th, 2014

Kwadwo Amo says:

yes, I have the potentials to do my masters program.

Posted on March 25th, 2014

Bright Ugorji says:

I need a scholarship to enable me pursue a post graduate study in telecommunication engineering.

Posted on April 17th, 2014