Applications Has Commenced For Danish Government Cultural Agreement Scholarships for International Students 2018/2019

Danish Government Cultural Agreement Scholarships

Danish Government Cultural Agreement Scholarships

The Danish Government is delighted to call on eligible persons to hurry and apply for the Danish Government Cultural Agreement Scholarships for International Students 2018/2019, all applications are to be submitted before the program deadline.
The Danish Government Scholarships in line with the Cultural Agreements are aimed at highly qualified exchange students wishing to immerse themselves in studies of the Danish language and culture or other fields of study related to Denmark.

Eligible Field of Study:

The scholarships are available for pursuing Masters and PhD programs in all fields of study in the universities

Host Country:

The scholarship is hosted by the Government of Denmark.


Eligible Country:

Scholarship is open to international students from the following countries; China, Japan, Israel, Egypt, Russia, Republic of Korea.

Scholarship Benefits:

Danish Government scholarships programme covers 30-50% of the tuition fees, which means that the rest must be paid by the student. Students who are awarded a scholarship from UCN may under certain circumstances also receive an additional partial monthly living costs scholarship.

Scholarship Number:

The number of offers differs according to the different scholarships.

Eligibility for Danish Government Cultural Agreement Scholarships:

Scholarship will only be considered if the student fulfils the following requirements:

  • Is a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Does not have permanent residence in an EU or EEA country
  • Is NOT studying in Denmark through an exchange programme or any other study agreement which is tuition fee waiving
  • Has shown good academic results previously from former studies or passed exams
  • Has passed an English language test, preferably an IELTS test with a score of 6.0 or similar recognised test with a high score provided for academic studies
  • Scholarships are only available to master’s and PhD-level students. However, bachelor’s degree students wishing to study Danish language and literature can also apply if they have studied the Danish language for two years.
  • scholarships are only offered to students enrolled in full-degree studies at higher education institutions in the countries listed above.
  • PhD students must likewise be employed at, or affiliated with, higher education institutions in the above-mentioned countries

How to Apply for the Scholarship:

To be considered for a scholarship, the applicants must:

  • Fill in the scholarship application form including a motivation letter stating the reasons for applying to UCN and the reasons for applying for the specific programme in question
  • Apply and be accepted to one of the English-taught study programmes which UCN offers

Furthermore the students must attach:

  • Documentation of passed exams (translated into English)
  • Documentation of relevant working experience
  • References (if any)
  • Copy of passport
  • Documentation of applying for a programme at UCN

You can begin the application and get more details by clicking the Scholarship Link

Please follow this link to the list of Danish institutions offering long-term scholarships in 2018

Application Deadline:

Currently, this scholarship is unavailable but we shall keep you posted on the new date.


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