For over three decades, the Islamic Development Bank Scholarship has helped to provide scholarship opportunities to 15,611 students and formed a pool of 13,253 well-trained development professionals and researchers transforming their countries and positively impacting future generations.

The IsDB is currently funding the following scholarship programmes:

  • Undergraduate
  • Master
  • PhD
  • Post-doctoral research

The Programmes are an important tool in the development initiatives led by the IsDB since 1983 to foster technology and knowledge sharing among member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries.

Islamic Development Bank Scholarship 2019

The programmes are designed to attract talented male and female students and build the right competence required to empower communities with a special focus on “Sustainability Science” in line with the approved fields to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

1.Islamic Development Bank Undergraduate Scholarship Programme

  • DETAILS:

The Programme is more than just a scholarship programme in the traditional sense of a straight financial assistance to qualified students. It is also a tool for the improvement of the socio-economic conditions in general. It is a scholarship programme and a development programme at the same time since the students are required to play a leading role in assisting the development of their communities and countries. In other words, the IsDB aims to produce Good Citizens and Talented Professionals (GCTP) at the same time.

  • Benefits and facilities Of IsDB Scholarships:
  • Full Tuition Fee
  • Monthly Living Allowance
  • Study, Medical Expenses
  • Air Tickets
  • Allowance and Educational Equipment.

Eligibility Criteria For Islamic Development Bank Undergraduate Scholarship

The Programme is open for academically meritorious students with strong desire to engage in social services and community development after graduation. The prospective candidate must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Citizens of any of the IsDB member countries or Muslim communities in non-member countries
  • Completed senior secondary education (or the equivalent of approximately 12 years of education) with good grades in major subjects.
  • Not in receipt of any other scholarship at the time of application and during studies under the IsDB scholarship programme.
  • Be medically fit and willing to undergo medical tests after selection.

Fields of Study:

Health: Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Medical Laboratories, Microbiology, Public Health, Nutrition, Health Services Management, Bio-Medicine, Medical Technology, Veterinary, Chemistry, Biology, Bio-Technology and related fields.

Engineering: Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Surveying, Urban Planning

Agriculture and Forestry

Industrial Technologies

Physics, Geology and related fields

Computer Science, Information Technology, Telecommunication, and Electronics and related fields

Natural Resources, Marine Sciences

Law, Media and Journalism, Political Sciences, Entrepreneurships, and related fields.

Economics

Statistics, Demography Econometrics, and Social Studies

Education, Psychology and Learning, Education Policy and International Development

Host Institutions:

Selected students must obtain an admission only from one of the universities listed among the top (10) universities in each country.

Selection Procedure:

The selection of candidates is supervised by a Selection Committee, composed of academicians in all development related fields and chaired by the Senior Advisor to the President for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI).

The Committee reviews the applications keeping in view the eligibility requirements and selection criteria of the Programme with the aim of identifying the candidates with the highest potential.

2.Islamic Development Bank Master Scholarship Programme

  • DETAILS:

The Programme offers scholarships leading to a full-time Master degree (in 2 years maximum) either through course work, research or a combination of both. Whichever the mode, it must be completed within the specified two-year time frame and there is no possibility of an extension with the IsDB funding. The scholarship is awarded as an interest-free loan (Qard Hasan) to the students. They are required to repay 50% of the loan after graduation, in easy installments to ensure the programme continuity in the long run. Besides, the students are also required to take part in the development of their communities/countries, through their respective professions, while the community development services rendered by the graduates will contribute to the overall development of their communities/countries.

  • Benefits and facilities Of IsDB Scholarships:
  • Full Tuition Fee
  • Monthly Living Allowance
  • Study, Medical Expenses
  • Air Tickets
  • Allowance and Educational Equipment.

Eligibility Criteria For Islamic Development Bank Undergraduate Scholarship

The Programme is designed to help promising mid-career professionals from member countries and Muslim Communities in non-member countries who meet the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of any of an IsDB member countries or Muslim communities in non-member countries.
  • Be a graduate with a grade above “Good” in his/her bachelor studies.
  • His/her proposed field of study is within the fields approved by the programme
  • Be recommended by three referees (professional or academic)
  • Seek or accept no other scholarship or remunerated work during their studies under the Programme which may interfere with their studies or make fulfillment of their other obligations difficult unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the IsDB;
  • Be medically fit and be willing to undergo medical tests after selection

Fields of Study:

Under the programme, eligible students may apply only for studies in the following fields:

  • Sustainable Agriculture: Food Security, Resilient Crops, Postharvest Technologies
  • Education: Quality of Teaching, Pupil/Teacher Ratio, High Level Training
  • Education for Sustainable Development: Integration of Sustainability-related issues into national curricula and teaching syllabus documents
  • Climate Change: Strategies for Reductions of CO2 Emissions, Climate Mitigation and Carbon Sequestration Methods
  • Energy: Renewable Energy and Green Technologies, Solar Potential and Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Biogas and Biodiesel
  • Sustainable Cities: Insulation Technologies, Transportation, Urban Planning
  • Responsible Growth: Reduction of Waste, Serving Communities, Ethics of Growth
  • Waste Management:Recycling, Carbon Footprint Reduction, Waste to Energy Technologies
  • Population Growth: Urban Sprawl, Density and Epidemics, Overshoot
  • Green Chemistry: Alternative Technologies, Cutting-edge Research, Limitation of Pollution
  • Biodiversity: Loss of Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services, Mass Extinction, Agrobiodiversity
  • Plastic pollution and Micro-plastics: Plastic Incorporation into the Food Chain, Biodegradable Plastics, Recycling Possibilities.
  • Water and Hygiene: Water Purity and Availability, Sanitation and Quality.
  • Health: Medicine, Pharmacy, Nutrition
  • ICT for Development: Computer Science, Laser and Fiber Optics, Telecommunication, Electronics
  • Innovation & Infrastructure Development: Build Resilient Infrastructure, Innovation and Industrial Development, Technological Infrastructure, Product Innovation.
  • Islamic Economics, Finance and Banking:Mode & Services of Islamic Banking and Finance, Sharia Standards for IFIs, Islamic Insurance & Takaful, Islamic Capital Market, Sharia & Operational Aspects of Sukuk, Islamic Micro-Finance, Zakat Management, Awqaf & Zakat Management.
  • Development-related Social Sciences: International economics, Journalism, Law, IP, Political Sciences, Entrepreneurships.

Host Institutions:

Selected students must obtain an admission only from one of the universities listed among the top (10) universities in each country.

Selection Procedure:

The selection of candidates is supervised by a Selection Committee, composed of academicians in all development related fields and chaired by the Senior Advisor to the President for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI).
The Committee reviews the applications keeping in view the eligibility requirements and selection criteria of the Programme with the aim of identifying the candidates with the highest potential.

How To Apply For Islamic Development Bank Scholarship IsDB 2019:

  • You Can For The Islamic Development Bank Scholarship from the link given below.
  • Note the last date to apply for scholarship is : 28-Feb-2019
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