Danish Government Scholarships for International Students
- Denmark is considered one of the safest countries for international students to pursue their studies. It has the lowest crime rate in the world.
- Danish higher education institutions offer a wide variety of degree programs and courses taught in English.
- The unique teaching style used in Danish universities includes:
- a) Close collaboration between teachers and students
- b) Lectures involve active participation and problem solving rather than passive listening
- c) Focus on turning new knowledge into innovative solutions
- d) Project work with the teacher as the consultant
- e) Open debate and student-centered learning during classes
- Danish universities receive a limited number of government scholarships every year. These scholarships fund the education of highly qualified full degree students from non-EU/EEA countries and Switzerland.
- Danish institutions of higher learning administer these scholarships. Each institution, therefore, decides which students will receive a scholarship.
- Danish institutions of higher education
Fields of Study
- The Danish Government Scholarships apply to eligible full-time higher education programs offered at participating institutions.
What does the scholarship cover?
- The government scholarship is in two parts and can be given either as full or partial tuition fee waivers, and/or grants to cover living costs.
- Note that scholarships are administered by the individual institutions, and as such, you should get more details from the institution of your choice.
How many scholarships are given?
- A limited number of scholarships are given every year.
Which countries are targeted?
- Non-EU/EEA international students
Am I Eligible to Apply?
To qualify for this scholarship:
- You must be a citizen of a country outside the European Union, the European Economic Area, or Switzerland.
- You must be enrolled in a full degree (higher education) program
- You must have been granted a time-limited residence permit for education in Denmark
How Do I Apply – Next Steps
- Visit the website of your chosen university and the official scholarship website to get detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
- The admission desk at your chosen university can also give you all the information you need.
- Note that the Danish institutions of higher education decide on the recipients of the scholarships.
- The deadline generally varies depending on your choice University and study program.
- Applications for September entry are sent in between March and April of the same year, while applications for February are sent in between September and October of the previous year.
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