KIPAJI Scholarship for Talented Students from DAC Countries at the University of Twente

Scholarship in Applied Science , in Art and Humanities , in Business and Law , in Education and Languages , in Engineering , in Medicine , in Natural Science , in Social Science
  • Apply Before : May 1, 2021
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree Master
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • Fields of study All
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 79162
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Opportunity Description

Introduction to scholarship

The University of Twente (UT) offers prestigious KIPAJI scholarships to brilliant students from the Least Developed Countries (DAC) or countries with upcoming economies like in South America, Africa, and Asia to provide them the means to pursue their master’s education at the University of Twente. Kipaji Scholarship support students who also receive a University of Twente Scholarship (UTS).


Application deadline: 1 May 2021

Country: Netherlands

Study level: Master

Academic Year: 2021/2022

Fields of study

Applied Mathematics

Applied Physics

Biomedical Engineering

Business Administration

Business Information Technology

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering & Management

Communication Science

Computer Science

Construction Management & Engineering

Educational Science & Technology

Electrical Engineering

Embedded Systems

Environmental & Energy Management




European Studies

Health Sciences

Industrial Design Engineering

Industrial Engineering & Management

Interaction Technology

Mechanical Engineering


Philosophy of Science, Technology & Society


Public Administration

Science Education and Communication

Social Sciences and Humanities Education

Sustainable Energy Technology

Systems & Control

Technical Medicine

Water Technology



  • The scholarship carries a value of up to € 12,000 and partial coverage.
  • Please note, this scholarship provides compensation for study-related costs. Therefore, it belongs to the scholarship student to decide how to spend the money.


To be eligible for Kipaji Scholarship, candidates should fulfill all requirements of the University of Twente Scholarship. Additionally, applicants must:

  • Be a national of one of the DAC countries (Least Developed Countries & Other Low-Income Countries- see the list below)
  • Not be current UT students.
  • Secure a (partial) University of Twente Scholarship (UTS). The Kipaji Scholarship can ensure that the candidates for UTS get a full scholarship.
  • Have earned good grades for their pre-master program (average of 8).
  • Provide a motivation letter detailing how they intend to use their studies at the University of Twente to enhance the scientific level or for entrepreneurial purposes in their home country.
  • Comply with the general English language test requirement Academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL iBT of 90).
  • Having a strong academic background is an advantage.

List of eligible countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Angola
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • The central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo – Kinshasa
  • Djibouti
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Laos
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • North Korea
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • São Tomé & Príncipe
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Vanuatu
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe


How to apply?

  • In order to be eligible for Kipaji Scholarship, you need to receive a University of Twente Scholarship and you will need to gain an admission letter first from your faculty of choice. For the specific requirements of UTS, please refer to the UTS website.

The relevant faculty of the program nominates you for a Kipaji Scholarship. Upon request from the faculty, you may need to submit a motivation letter indicating how you intend to use your studies at the University of Twinge. Please indicate in your motivation letter that you apply for Kipaji Scholarship.

For further details regarding this scholarship and full details of the requirements wholly, you may need to go through the official link.

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