Each year the University College of Northern Denmark (UCN) applies a number of scholarship places for non-EU citizens who are enrolled on a study programme at UCN.
These scholarships, which are set by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science (Danish Government Scholarships), cover part of the few successful student’s tuition fees.
Danish Government Scholarships
Course(s) Offered: Any
Course Level: Undergraduate (Bachelors)
Provider: Univ Coll of Northern Denmark
Country to Study in: Denmark
The scholarship can only be considered provided the student fulfills the below requirements:
Note: Before being able to come into consideration for a scholarship, you must be enrolled in a programme at UCN.
Citizens of ALL countries (EXCEPT EU/EEA students)
University College of Northern Denmark
Fields of study
Any English-taught study programme at UCN
Number of awards
A limited number of scholarships are awarded
Scholarships may be awarded for the entire duration of a study programme or for single semesters.
UCN’s scholarship programme covers 30-50 % of the tuition fees, which means that the rest must be paid by the student.
Students who are awarded a scholarship from UCN may under certain circumstances also receive an additional partial monthly living costs scholarship.
Method of Application
To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must fill in the scholarship application form including a motivation letter stating the reasons for applying to UCN and the reasons for applying for the specific programme in question. In addition, applicants must apply and be accepted to one of the English-taught study programmes which UCN offers.
Furthermore the students must attach other required documentations. Please see scholarship webpage for complete list of documents. The application documents must be sent as one merged pdf file by e-mail to UCN.
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.
There are two application rounds every year – the September intake and the February intake. The application period for the September intake is 1 February – 15 March; while the application period for the February intake is 1 October – 1 November.
The application period for September 2016 intake ends 15th March 2016; while that for February 2017 ends 1st November 2016.
After each application period, UCN will select the best candidates among the applicants.
All applicants will be informed about the result of the selection process made by UCN.
All candidates on UCN’s priority list must start the application for residence permit to Denmark before they get the final decision on the scholarship application as they will otherwise risk being late for the study start.
Application Deadline: 15 March / 1 November 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes