Aga Khan International Scholarship Program 2023-2024

Scholarship in Applied Science , in Art and Humanities , in Business and Law , in Education and Languages , in Engineering , in Medicine , in Natural Science
  • Canada, Canada
  • Apply Before : March 17, 2023

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 1155
  • Degree Master
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • Fields of study Various fields
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Application is open for the Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Program for the academic year of 2023-2024.

If you are nationals of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Tanzania, India, Syria, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Madagascar, Kenya, Mozambique, Egypt, Kyrgyzstan, Tanzania, Uganda seeking scholarships to study your master’s degree or Ph.D.,  in Canada, USA, France, and Portugal, you can apply to Aga Khan International Scholarship program.
Aga Khan International Scholarship program is awarded annually for students who do have not any other financial source to continue their study. The main purpose of this scholarship is to prepare scholars and leaders for employment.



Duration of scholarship: 2 years

Application Start: January 1, 2023

Deadline: March 17, 2023

Selection period: Late June – Early July



The Scholarship covers:

  • Tuition fees
  • Living expenses

This Scholarship is provided 50% on grant and 50% on a loan basis. This Scholarship is awarded on a competitive application process. The 50% based on the loan must be reimbursed with an annual service charge of 5 percent. A guarantor is required to co-sign the loan agreement. You need to pay this check-in for five years. The payment starts six months after the study period funded by Aga Khan Foundation.

Requirement and Eligibility

You need to meet the following requirements:

  • Be a national /resident of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Canada, France, Tanzania, India, Syria, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Madagascar, Kenya, Mozambique, Egypt, Kyrgyzstan, Tanzania, Uganda
  • Have no other financial source to start and pursue their education
  • Be living in a country in which Aga Khan Foundation’s local offices are located there for applications and interview processing.
  • Age: applicants under 30 years of age are preferred.

The scholars are selected based on the following criterion:

  • Consistent Academic excellence
  • Genuine financial need
  • Get admitted to a reputable university or study program
  • Fields of study are related to AKDN’s focus areas.

Your achievements, career plans, ability to be successful in a foreign academic environment and work experience can have an effect on your selection.

How to Apply:

To apply for the Aga Khan Foundations International Scholarship program, you need to receive the applications from AKF offices or Aga Khan Education Services / Boards in your country of current residence. After you completed the application form, you can return it to the office where you got the form.

If you are living in Afghanistan you can contact Aga Khan Foundation Office in the addresses below or contact them via email mentioned here.

Aga Khan Foundation (Afghanistan)


tel: 0093-790-022-125

Selected applicants should prepare themselves for an interview performed by local scholarship committees. the main focus of the interview is on the applicants’  financial situation, academic performance, career plans, and extra-curricular achievements.

For More information please visit Aga Khan Foundation Website

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