Quota Scheme for the academic year 2012/2013
Department of Academic Affairs
QUOTA SCHOLARSHIPS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE FOR phD STUDIES
For the academic year 2012/ 2013, there are 13 available Quota seats for ph.D students. Applications are sent to collaborating universities/partner institutions.
The Quota Scheme was implemented by the Ministry of Education and Research
in the autumn 1994 as a Norwegian Governmental Assistance Scheme to promote capacity building in the students' home countries and encurage participation from these countries in the process of internationalization of higher education.
The available PhD seats are distributed as follows:
Developing Countries Department name Seat(s) Semester Start
Dept. of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences (IHA) 1 Autumn 2012*
Dept. of Chem., Biotech. Food Sciences (IKBM) 1 Spring 2013
Dept. of Mathematical Sciences and Technology(IMT) 1 Spring 2013
Dept. of Ecology and Natural Resource Mgt (INA) 1 Spring 2013
Dept. of Plant and Environmental Sciences (IPM) 1 Spring 2013
UMB School of Economics and Business (HH) 2 Spring 2013
Noragric 2 Autumn 2013 and Spring 2013
*available either autumn 2012 or spring 2013 depending on when the seat becomes available Eastern Europe/West Balkan and Central Asia Department name Seat(s) Semester Start
Dept. of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences (IHA) 1 Autumn 2012
Dept. of Mathematical Sciences and Technology(IMT) 1 Autumn 2012
Dept. of Plant and Environmental Sciences (IPM) 1 Autumn 2012
Noragric 1 Autumn 2012
The Quota Scheme covers living expenses while studying in Norway, travel allowances according to fixed national rates at minimum student costs and support to cover field work in the student’s home country as part of the study in Norway.
Approximately 70% of the Quota Scholarship is provided as loan and 30% as a scholarship; total amount of NOK 106.800 per year for PhD students.
If the student follows normal study progression, the financial support will normally be renewed every year. If the student permanently settles in his/her home country after completing the degree, the loan will be waived after one year. If the student settles in another country, he/she must repay the loan on the same conditions as Norwegian citizens.
As mentioned above, the Quota Scholarship also includes family support for living with the student in Norway. The monthly support is based on the number of children as follows:
one child: NOK 1400/ month
2 children: NOK 2800/ month
each additional child: NOK 900/ month.
No support is provided for spouses solely, and no support is available to cover travel expenses for family members.
For additional information, please read the Quota scholarship regulations
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