Undergraduate IDB Scholarship for Muslim Communities in Non-Member Countries
The IDB Scholarship Programme for Muslim Communities in Non-Member Countries (SPMC) is manily purposed to improve the socio-economic conditions and to preserve the cultural and religious identities of Muslim Communities in Non-member Countries through developing their human capital resources.
The concept of the Programme is to build a team of professional and committed Muslims as a tool for the improvement of the socio-economic conditions of their communities. Under this Programme, the scholarships are given as interest-free loan to the students but grants to the communities to which they belong. After graduation and gainful employment, all graduates are obliged to repay their loan amount to the community (IDB Local Trusts) for recycling and awarding additional scholarships to the local needy students.
The Programme covers all relevant expenses during students’ study period, including tuition fees, health and living costs as determined by the IDB.
Eligibility and Criteria
All interested candidates should meet all the requirements below:
- Age not over 24 years.
- Completed senior secondary / pre-university education with good grades in major science subjects and language of instruction.
- Secured admission in one of the disciplines covered under the Programme at a recognized college or university in their own countries (for in-country study).
- Not in receipt of any other scholarship.
- Committed and needy Muslim.
- Recommended by the Counterpart Organization.
International students are eligible to apply.
Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate students in the field of Medicine, Engineering, Agriculture, and Other fields related to above disciplines
In countries, where the Programme is being implemented, inquiries can be made andapplication form obtained from Counterpart Organization in the country.
In a country, where the Programme has not yet been implemented, inquiries may be directed to the Scholarship Division, Department of Communities in Non-Member Countries, IDB.
June- December each year
Please visit the official site below for further information.
Applications must be submitted to the Counterpart Organization and not directly to the IDB.
Website and Application Link