DENMARK: Danish Government Scholarship for non-EU Students at UCN, 2017/2018

Each year, the University College of Northern Denmark through the Danish Government scholarships board, has a few scholarship places for non-EU citizens who are enrolled in a study programme at UCN.

Application Deadline: 1st November, 2016 / 15th March 2017 (annual)

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: non-EU/EEA countries

To be taken at (country): Denmark

Eligible Field of Study: All

Type: Academy Profession (AP) Degree Programme or Bachelor’s Degree Programme

Eligibility: Scholarship will only be considered if the student fulfils the following requirements:

  • Is a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Does not have permanent residence in an EU or EEA country
  • Is NOT studying in Denmark through an exchange programme or any other study agreement which is tuition fee waiving
  • Has shown good academic results previously from former studies or passed exams
  • Has passed an English language test, preferably an IELTS test with a score of 6.0 or similar recognised test with a high score provided for academic studies

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: UCN and Danish Government scholarships programme covers 30-50% of the tuition fees, which means that the rest must be paid by the student. Students who are awarded a scholarship from UCN may under certain circumstances also receive an additional partial monthly living costs scholarship.

Duration of Scholarship: Danish GovernmentScholarships may be awarded for the entire duration of a study programme or for single semesters.

How to Apply: To be considered for a scholarship, the applicants must:

  • Fill in the scholarship application form including a motivation letter stating the reasons for applying to UCN and the reasons for applying for the specific programme in question
  • Apply and be accepted to one of the English-taught study programmes which UCN offers

Furthermore the students must attach:

  • Documentation of passed exams (translated into English)
  • Documentation of relevant working experience
  • References (if any)
  • Copy of passport
  • Documentation of applying for a programme at UCN

The application documents must be sent as one merged pdf file by e-mail to UCN, Att. Magdalena Mincheva, International Coordinator:
All applicants will be informed about the result of the selection process made by UCN.

All candidates on UCN’s priority list must start the application for residence permit to Denmark before they get the final decision on the scholarship application as they will otherwise risk being late for the study start.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: The University College of Northern Denmark, Danish Government


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