About Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship 2019

Aga Khan foundation offers scholarship every year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from selected developing countries who have no other mean of financing their studies, in order to develop effective scholars and leaders for employment.


The applicant should not be more than 30 years old.
Applicants should be graduate and interested in masters levels course.
Applicants should nationals of the following countries:
Bangladesh, India, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar, and Mozambique.

How To Apply?

Applicants can obtain application forms from their respective AKF office or Aga Khan education service/ Boards in their country office.
After completing the application completed application should be returned to the same office from which application form was obtained.

Benefits Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship 2019

Applicants will receive assistance for tuition fees and living expenses.

Selection Criteria

Applicants are selected on the basis of:-
a) Consistently excellent academic records.
b) Genuine financial needs.
c) Admission to highly reputable universities or programs of study.
d) The relevance of the field of study to AKDN’s focus areas.
Applicants are also evaluated on:-
a) Demonstrating thoughtful and coherent educational and career plans.
b) Their extra-curricular interests and achievements.
c) Potential to achieve their goals.
d) Likelihood to succeed in a foreign academic environment.
e) Applicants are expected to have some years of work experience in their field of interest.
Preference is given to those who can arrange some funding from alternative sources.
The annual scholarship selection meeting takes place in late June or early July and therefore the Aga Khan Foundation notifies all the applicants of the result of their application shortly thereafter.

Important Dates

Deadline for application distribution: 15 March 2019
Deadline for submission of completed application: 20 March 2019

Contact Details

Aga Khan Foundation (India)
Sarojini House, 2nd floor 6, Bhagwan Dass Roa, New Delhi 110001 India
Tel: 011 47399700
E-mail:- [email protected]

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