The IDB Merit Scholarship Programme for High Technology 2016

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The IDB Merit Scholarship Programme for High Technology 2016 

Scholarship Info
The objective of the programme is to develop technically qualified human resources in the IDB member countries by providing scholarships to promising and outstanding scholars and researchers to undertake advanced studies and research in the fields of applied science and technology needed for the development of the member countries.
The Programme is designed to help promising research students to pursue a full-time three-year Ph.D study in scientific disciplines that enhance development in IDB member countries.
Criteria
  • Age not over (a) 35 years for Ph.D. study, and (b) 40 years for Post-Doctoral research;
  • Attached to a research/academic/development institution in science and technology in their respective country;
  • Must possess the required academic background in the related field of their proposed study/research and have some professional/research experience in the respective field;
  • Demonstrate that the research proposal has scientific and technological relevance with the objective of meeting the priority development needs of the country;
  • Have good command of the language of the institution of study and the ability to conduct scientific work in it.
Amount
  • All academic expenses
  • Living allowances
  • Health Insurance
  • Round trip air-tickets to and from place of study
  • Conference Participation allowance
  • Scientific Paper preparation allowance
Preferred Discipline
  • Health/Medicine
  • Agriculture/Food Production
  • Water Resources/Desertification
  • Energy/Infrastructure Development
  • Nanotechnology and ICT for Development. 
How To Apply
  • Download the application form for 3-Year Ph.D. Study or application form for Post-Doctoral Research.
  • The applications must be submitted through the nominating institutions to the Office of the IDB Governor for the country. It is the Office of the IDB Governor that will forward the applications to the IDB and not the individual applicants or the nominating institutions.
Note: As for Egypt, applications should be forwarded through the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt instead of Office of the IDB Governor.
  • Applications sent directly to the IDB will not be considered.