ISS Scholarships for International Students at University of Oslo in Norway, 2015

Applications are invited for ISS scholarships available to applicants from certain countries i.e. Asia, Oceania, Africa, South America, Caucasus region and Balkans, Former Soviet Union states, EU and EEA countries, USA and Canada. Both full or partial scholarships are available for all students except from EU and EEA countries, USA and Canada as they can apply only for partial scholarships. Applicants who study Scandinavian studies at their home university may apply for a partial scholarship for a relevant course at the ISS. Only approximately 50 full scholarships are granted. The application deadline is 1 February, 2015.. The ISS offers scholarships to applicants from certain countries. Competition for these scholarships is high and funds are limited, so the majority of scholarships awarded are partial scholarships. Only approximately 50 full scholarships are granted..  Scholarships are available for pursing undergraduate and master degree program at the University of Oslo.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarships are awarded in all the subjects offered by the University of Oslo.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Citizens from countries in Asia, Oceania, Africa or South America may apply for full or partial scholarships for Master’s courses. Applicants must demonstrate that their academic and professional background are the same as the course they are applying for. For example, a person with an engineering degree will not be considered for a course in human rights or peace studies. Applicants from South America who are enrolled at one of UiO’s partner institutions may also apply for both full and partial scholarships for Bachelor’s courses. – Applicants for full or partial scholarships must be citizens of a state in the Caucasus region (Azerbaijan, Armenia or Georgia) or citizens of the former Yugoslavia (Kosovo, Serbia, Bosnia
· Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro). Citizens of EU/EEA member states Slovenia and Croatia may apply for partial scholarships only. Exception: Rotary Young Friends Scholarship applicants. Applicants may apply for one Master’s course or up to three Bachelor’s courses. – Applicants from the former Soviet Union, whose country is not a current EU member, may apply for both full and partial scholarships for both Master’s and Bachelor’s courses. Former Soviet Union states include Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
· Applicants from EU and EEA countries may apply for a limited number of partial scholarships, for both Master’s and Bachelor’s courses. – A limited number of scholarships, which come mostly from donations and private scholarship funds, are available to citizens of USA and Canada who apply for Master’s and Bachelor’s courses. Only on
· campus applicants can apply for scholarships.
· Applicants who study Scandinavian studies at their home university may apply for a partial scholarship for a relevant course at the ISS. Applicants who have a strong reason to study in Norway may also apply for a scholarship (e.g. researchers/students who in their area focus on Scandinavian area studies, but are not themselves Scandinavianists).
Benefits of the scholarship: Partial scholarship: The majority of scholarships awarded will be partial. Partial scholarships cover only: -For recipients from USA and Canada: all or part of the Basic fee (on-campus students only) -For all other recipients: all or part of the Basic fee and Additional fees (both on- and off-campus students) Applicants can also indicate that they would like to have a portion of the basic fees covered instead of the full sum, if they can pay themselves or are receiving funding from an external source (employer, school, organization, company, etc). Full scholarship: Approximately 50 full scholarships will be granted, and competition is high. Since there are so few full scholarships, you increase your chances if you apply for a partial scholarship and can pay a portion of the fees yourself, or find other sources of funding. Full scholarships may include: -Basic fees (on-campus) -Additional fees (if applicable) -Pocket money allowance (made available to you upon arrival; excludes recipients from USA and Canada) -Plane ticket to and from Norway (excludes recipients from USA and Canada)
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not Known
Number of scholarships: Only approximately 50 full scholarships are granted.

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