The rate of students who are picking up the interest to further their education in Denmark is increasing every day. That is because the country is currently one of the giants in the education sphere on the European continent right now. It has attracted numerous international students within the past few years and it isn’t showing any signs of slowing down.
One of the factors behind that is that there are many scholarship programs available to international students across several Danish Universities. These programs are sponsored by the government and the institutions, to provide opportunities to international students, especially the ones from developing nations.
If you are an international student and you have the interest to bag a scholarship award to continue your academic pursuit in one of the to-rated Danish universities, the programs highlighted below could be of help.
The Danish Government Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements | Long-Term Scholarships
The Danish Government Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements, as its name suggests, is sponsored by the Danish government and it is mainly for highly qualified exchange students with the desire to learn the Danish language, culture as well as other areas of study that are related to Denmark.
The mission of the ministry is to create knowledge, development, and welfare in the country as it aims to take a good place among the most influential and educative nations in the world. Its vision is to put in place the best possible conditions for research, study, and innovation on the European continent.
The Participating Danish Institutions
- *Aalborg University
- *University of Copenhagen
- *Aarhus University
- *Roskilde University
- *University of Southern Denmark
- *Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
- *The Royal Danish Academy of Music
- *The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design, and Conservation
Scholars will receive a stipend of DKK 6,500 monthly to go along with free tuition. The scholarship will also cover student’s travel, accommodation, visa fees, food, as well as other living expenses.
To apply for this scholarship, candidates must be pursuing a degree program in either Masters and Ph.D. Meanwhile, Bachelor’s degree students who want to study Danish language and literature are also allowed to apply if they have studied the Danish language for a period of two years.
Below is the list of countries that are allowed to participate in this scholarship program. Please note that applications from candidates outside these countries will not be granted consideration.
- * the Republic of Korea
Brief Description The Danish Government Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements
- Application Deadline Date: March 2, 2020.
- Eligible Countries: Brazil, China, Egypt, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Russia
- Scholarship to be taken in Denmark
- Field of Study: Danish language, culture as well as other areas of study that are related to Denmark
- Type: Masters and Ph.D
- Number of Awardees: Not specified
- Value of Scholarship: Scholars will receive a stipend of DKK 6,500 monthly to go along with free tuition. The scholarship will also cover student’s travel, accommodation, visa fees, food, as well as other living expenses.
How To Apply
*Complete in the scholarship application form and add a motivation letter stating the reasons for applying to the University College of Northern Denmark (UCN) and the reasons for applying for the specific program in question
*Apply and be approved to study one the English-taught programs which the University College of Northern Denmark offers.
You must attach the following:
*Documentation of passed exams (translated into English)
*Documentation of relevant working experience
*References (if any)
*Copy of passport
*Documentation of applying for a program at UCN
For more information and application procedure, visit https://ufm.dk/en/education/programmes-supporting-cooperation-and-mobility/the-cultural-agreements-programme/the-long-term-scholarships
Application Deadline – March 2, 2020
The Danish Government Scholarships under the Cultural Agreements is sponsored by the Danish government.