Danish universities receive a limited number of government scholarships each year to fund highly qualified full-degree students from non-EU/EEA countries and Switzerland.
In order to be eligible for a scholarship you must be...
- a citizen of a country outside the EU, the European Economic Area or Switzerland
- enrolled in a full degree higher education programme
- granted a time-limited residence permit in Denmark due to education
You are not eligible for a Danish government scholarship if you...
- are seeking admission to an Artistic Higher Education Institution
- have a legal claim to the rights of Danish citizens
- have been granted a residence permit at the time of admission by the Danish Aliens Consolidations Act §9c, subsection 1, as the child of a foreign citizen who has been granted a residence permit in accordance with the Danish Aliens Consolidations Act §9m, and who is a citizen of a country that is not acceded to the EU or covered by the EEA agreement
- are student who is eligible for a grant in accordance with Danish Law regarding the State Education Fund
The scholarships are administered by the Danish universities, who each select the students, who are awarded with a scholarship.
For further information about the government scholarship, please consult the admission details of the higher education institution of your choice.
Please note: The government scholarship consists of two parts and can be given as full or partial tuition fee waivers and/or grants towards covering your living costs. However, since the scholarships are administered by the higher education institutions themselves, you should enquire at the institution of your choice for further details.
Deadline: 15th January 2022