2024 Danish Government Postgraduate Scholarships - UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN
DEADLINE: 15 JANUARY 2024
The University of Copenhagen (UCPH) offers a limited number of tuition waivers and grants through the Danish Government Scholarship programme. The scholarships are competitive and offered to highly talented students with outstanding academic records from non-EU/EEU countries. All non-EU/EEA applicants offered admission will automatically be considered for the scholarship.
The Danish Government Scholarship is granted either as full or partial tuition fee waivers and/or as an amount that covers basic living costs. The University awards the scholarships solely on the basis of academic achievement; thus, financial need is not considered.
What does the scholarship cover?
The Admissions Committee can choose to grant a scholarship in two different ways:
The scholarship is granted to cover both tuition fees and living expenses
The scholarship is granted to cover the tuition fee.
UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN ACADEMIC PROGRAMS / FACULTIES
Health & Medical Sciences
The University of Copenhagen is a prestigious public research university in Copenhagen, Denmark. The University of Copenhagen consists of six different faculties, with teaching taking place in its four distinct campuses, all situated in Copenhagen. The university operates 36 different departments and 122 separate research centres in Copenhagen, as well as a number of museums and botanical gardens in and outside the Danish capital.
The University of Copenhagen also owns and operates multiple research stations around Denmark, with two additional ones located in Greenland. Additionally, The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences and the public hospitals of the Capital and Zealand Region of Denmark constitute the conglomerate Copenhagen University Hospital.
Application information for the university: https://studies.ku.dk/masters/
Who are eligible?
In order to be eligible for a scholarship, you must be:
a citizen of a country outside the EU, EEA (the European Economic Area) or Switzerland
admitted to a master’s degree programme at the University of Copenhagen
granted a time-limited residence permit for the purpose of studying a higher educational programme in Denmark.
All non-EU/EEA applicants to the University of Copenhagen’s MA/MSc degree programmes will automatically be considered for the Danish Government Scholarship, provided they are eligible. Thus, it is not necessary to apply. UCPH will contact those who get nominated via the e-mail stated in their application for admission. The nominees have to either decline or accept the scholarship.
If you are offered a scholarship, but do not accept it within the deadline specified in the e-mail, the scholarship offer will be revoked, and the scholarship will be offered to another applicant. Thus, it is very important that you make sure to check your e-mail on a regular basis. The University recommends checking your spam folder or other e-mail filters, as e-mails might be directed from your inbox to the spam folder.
How do I apply for a scholarship?
You do not apply for a scholarship, as all eligible non-EU/EEA applications will be taken into consideration for a scholarship. Therefore, there is no separate application form.