Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship:
The 2021-22 International Scholarship Programme application cycle is open from 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021. During this time period, application forms can be obtained from the Aga Khan Foundation or Aga Khan Education Board/Service office in the applicant’s country of current residence.
Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant : 50% loan basis through a competitive application process once a year in June or July.
Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique.
The Foundation accepts applications from nationals of the following countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique. In France, Portugal, UK, USA and Canada, applications are accepted from those who are originally from one of the above developing countries, are interested in development-related studies and who have no other means of financing their education.
The Foundation only accepts applications of eligible nationals listed above who are residing in one of the countries where there are local Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), Aga Khan Education Services (AKES), or Aga Khan Education Board (AKEB) offices which process applications and interview candidates.
Students under age of 30.
Application Procedure Instructions:
The application procedures of AKF’s International Scholarship Programme are decentralized. Students may obtain application forms as of 1st January each year from AKF offices or Aga Khan Education Services / Boards in their countries of current residence. Completed applications should be returned to the agency from which the form was obtained. They should not be sent to Geneva.
|Country Offices||Internal Deadlines|
|Aga Khan Foundation (Bangladesh)||Deadline for submitting pre-application forms:
6th March, 2021Deadline for submitting completed applications:
31st March, 2021
|Aga Khan Foundation (India)||Deadline for application distribution:
15th March, 2021 (7:00 pm IST)Deadline for submitting completed applications:
22nd March, 2021 (5:00 pm IST)
|Aga Khan Foundation (Pakistan)
Aga Khan Education Services (Pakistan)
|Deadline for submitting pre-application forms:
16th March, 2021 Deadline for submitting completed applications:
31st March, 2021
|Aga Khan Foundation (Portugal)||Deadline for submitting completed applications:
28th March, 2021