The Platforms on Environment & Climate(BSUEC) and Growth & Employment (GEP) call for applications for MSc Scholarships under the Building Stronger Universities Scholarship Programme
Fifteen scholarships are available for selected MSc programmes at Danish
universities during the period 2013-2015. The scholarships are funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Danida, in Denmark.
Each scholarship includes a two year full-time Master’s degree programme at a Danish University.
The scholarships are available for talented students with a Bachelor degree
from the BSU partner universities of the Environment & Climate and Growth & Employment platforms in Ghana and Tanzania:
- Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
- Sokoine University of Agriculture
- University of Dar es Salaam
- University of Ghana
There is no pre-allocation of scholarships to the four universities. The stipends will be awarded on a strictly competitive basis and only applicants with excellent grades will be considered.
In addition, applicants should fulfill the specific require ments for the individual MSc programme that is applied for.
Conditions and modalities
The scholarships cover tuition fee, travel costs, accommodation and allowances (DKK 5,600 per month) during the two year study period.
The Danida Fellowship Centre (DFC) will take care of issuing study stay permits, visa and travel arrangements.
Arrival in Denmark will be in early August 2013 with an initial introduction programme before study start at 1st September 2013.
It is the intention that the students shall conduct their thesis work in collaboration with their home university, thus strengthening links between universities in north and south. Further, it is expected that the students by studying in Denmark will obtain good knowledge of the Danish society, culture and values and establish lasting relationships with Danish students.
When and how to apply
Deadline for application: 15 March 2013 .
Applications to be SUBMITTED
DIRECTLY TO THE STUDY ADMINISTRATION at the relevant Danish University
(see links). Applications must be clearly labelled “BSU”.
Any questions in relation to the applications should be directed directly to the Study Administration of the relevant Danish university.
In addition, applicants must complete and submit a Fact Sheet to DANIDA
Fellowship Centre (DFC)
The applications will be processed by the study administrations at the Danish universities and will be assessed on the ordinary criteria for the study. The Danish Universities are responsible for informing the applicants of the outcome of the award of the BSU MSc Scholarships.
Eligible : MSc Programmes
The scholarships are limited to Master ́s degree programmes within the academic areas of the Platform on Environment & Climate and Growth and Employment:
Environmental Management and Sustainability Science
International Business/Marketing Economics
Finance and International Business
Copenhagen Business School
Business, Language and Culture:-
Business and Development Studies
Environmental Risk Assessment
International Development Studies
Technical University of Denmark
Aquatic Science and Technology
University of Copenhagen
Geography and Geoinformatics
University of Southern Denmark
Economic Development profile
Special attention-Applications for the Technical University of Denmark:
Inquiries should be send to:
Online application form available on:
Links (full web address):
Environmental Management and Sustainability Science:
International Business/Marketing Economics:
Finance and International Business:
Copenhagen Business School
Business, Language and Culture-Business and Development Studies:
Roskilde University Teksam–Environmental Planning:
Environmental Risk Assessment:
International Development Studies:
Technical University of Denmark Environmental Engineering:
Aquatic Science and Technology:
University of Copenhagen Agricultural Development:
Geography and Geoinformatics:
University of Southern Denmark Economics-Economic Development:
Link to DFC Fact Sheet: