ISLAMABAD: The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in the Saudi city of Jeddah has announced a scholarship programme for year 2020-21 session for member and Muslim countries including Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) citizens.
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) says the scholarship programme includes Undergraduate, Master’s, PhD, Post-Doc Research, IDB-ISFD scholarships for vocational education and training for 21 least developed member countries and IDB-ISFD programme for Bachelor programme for 21 least developed member countries.
Prospective candidates from Pakistan/AJK may apply online directly through-IsDBportal https://isdbscholarships.smartsimple.com/s_Login.jsp till 28th February, 2020.
Currently, the partnership programme was successfully implemented with the universities of Cambridge, Oxford, Queen Mary University of London in the United Kingdom, Copenhagen University in Denmark, and McGill University in Canada.
In addition, the IDB is currently partnering with the Ministry of Education in Malaysia, Council of Higher Education in Turkey, Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation (AMCI) in Morocco, National University of Uzbekistan and Tashkent University of Information Technologies to provide places for IDB students free or for subsidized fees. —APP