Deadline: 15 April 2016
UNESCO Office in Tehran is currently seeking applications for its Iran Higher Education Scholarships to promote the transformative power of education as a catalyst for human development. The Islamic Republic of Iran intends to leverage its strong reputation for higher education and research in the region.
- The Iran Higher Education Scholarships for Afghan Nationals: Funded by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, the Iran Higher Education Scholarships for Afghan Nationals are competitive scholarships that support high-achieving Afghan individuals to undertake studies at the Bachelor’s, Masters and PhD levels in Iran’s outstanding universities.
- The Iran Higher Education Scholarships for Pakistani Nationals: Funded by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, the Iran Higher Education Scholarships for Pakistani Nationals are competitive scholarships that support high-achieving Pakistani individuals to undertake studies at the Bachelor’s, Masters and PhD levels in Iran’s outstanding universities.
- Full tuition fees
- Dormitory accommodation for single scholars (Scholars accompanied by family members may be provided dormitory accommodation depending on the availability of rooms)
- Medical insurance coverage for the scholarship holder
- Student visa
- Monthly living allowance upon request of the applicant
Applicants must be:
- A citizen of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Islamic Republic of Pakistan
- Residing in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Pakistan at the time of application
- At least 18 years of age
- Exceptional and motivated individuals with a very high level of academic achievement
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- Successful applicants will be notified by 1 July 2016.
- Scholars must arrive in Iran by 1 August 2016 and commence their studies by September 2016.
How to Apply
Applicants must download the application form via given website.
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