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Aga Khan Foundation: International Scholarship Programme

The Aga Khan Foundation provides scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies. Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant : 50% loan basis through a competitive application process once a year in June or July. The Foundation gives priority to requests for Master's level courses but is also willing to consider applications for PhD programmes, when doctoral degrees are necessary for the career objectives of the student. Requests will also be considered for travel and study awards for PhD students doing their research in Third World countries on topics judged to be of interest to the Aga Khan Development Network.

Selection Criteria: The main criteria for selecting award winners are:


  • excellent academic records
  • genuine financial need
  • admission to a reputable institution of higher learning
  • thoughtful and coherent educational and career plans

Age Limit: Applications are accepted from students up to 30 years of age.

Financial Assistance: The Foundation assists students with tuition fees and living expenses only.

Loan Conditions: Half of the scholarship amount is considered as a loan, which must be reimbursed with an annual service charge of 5%.

For details visit:


Aga Khan Foundation (India)
Sarojini House, 2nd floor
6, Bhagwan Dass Road
New Delhi 110001
Tel: (11) 23782173
Fax: (11) 23782174

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