Scholarship/Funding opportunities for Bangladeshi Students

Can I get Scholarship/Funding opportunities from an institution or Government?

Yes, you can get scholarships for attending top colleges and universities all over the world. There are many scholarships for Bangladeshi students that are available all over the world. In this article, we will share with you some information about Scholarship/Funding opportunities for Bangladeshi Students.

Scholarship/Funding opportunities for Bangladeshi Students

The IDB Merit Scholarship Programme for High Technology’ (MSP)

Course Level

  • PhD/ post doctoral 

Course Duration

  • 3-Years for Ph.D. Study/ Research 
  • 6-12 Months for Post Doctoral Research

Area of Study/Research

  • Health/medicine,
  • Agriculture/Food production,
  • Water Resources/ Desertification,
  • Energy/Infrastructure Development,
  • Nanotechnology,
  • Development-focused ICT, and
  • pure Science subjects. 

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Age not over 35 years for Ph.D.  study and 40 Year for Post Doctoral Research
  • Have at least a four-year bachelor’s degree, with an outstanding academic record (preferably first class);  
  • Have at least two years full time professional experience 
  • Have a minimum IBT TOEFL score of 80 / IELTS 7.0

Scholarship cover

  • All academic expenses
  • Living allowances
  • Health Insurance
  • Round trip air-tickets to and from place of study
  • Conference Participation allowance
  • Scientific Paper preparation allowance

British Council Bangladesh

1. GREAT Scholarships Bangladesh

Course Level

  • Postgraduate course.

Course Duration

  • 1 Year

Area of Study/Research

  • Various Subject 

Eligibility Criteria 

  • be a citizen of Bangladesh
  • have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to enter a postgraduate (taught) programme in a UK university
  • be motivated and academically able to follow a UK postgraduate course
  • active in the field with work experience or proven interest in the subject area
  • meet the English language requirement of the UK university.

Scholarship cover

  • Each scholarship is worth a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees.
  • Each scholarship is jointly funded by the UK government’s GREAT Britain Campaign and the British Council with participating UK higher education institutions. 

2. British Council scholarships for women in STEM

Course Level

  • master’s degree

Course Duration

  • 1 Year

Area of Study/Research

  • science, 
  • technology, 
  • engineering and 
  • mathematics programme

Only South Asia course offer on Energy Transition, Climate Change, and Health and Life Sciences

Eligibility Criteria 

  • are citizens and residents of the eligible countries in the Americas, South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka) and East Asia 
  • can demonstrate a need for financial support
  • have an undergraduate degree that will enable them to gain access onto one of the pre-selected postgraduate courses at a UK university
  • can attain the level of English required for postgraduate study at a UK university now or upon completion of a pre-sessional English course
  • are active in the field with work experience or a proven interest in their subject area
  • are passionate about their course of study and are willing to engage as committed British Council scholarship alumni

Scholarship cover

  • academic prestige – the UK’s universities are amongst the world’s leaders in STEM subjects
  • economic support will include tuition fees, stipend, travel costs, visa and health coverage fees
  • special support for mothers
  • English language support

3. Monbukagakusho

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho/MEXT) of the Government of Japan offers scholarships to foreign students who wish to study at Japanese universities and schools. Only Bangladeshi citizens can apply for these programs. As per Embassy recommendation, all applications should be submitted to the Ministry of Education, Bangladesh.

As per university recommendation, all applications should be submitted to the respective university.

Categories of the MEXT scholarship (Embassy recommendation):

  • Research Students 
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Specialized Training School Students 
  • College of Technology Students
  • Japanese Studies Students 
  • Teachers Training Students 

Scope of the offered Scholarship/Funding 

  • Undergraduate / masters/PhD

Course Duration

  • 1-3 years 

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Research Students: 35 years age and a college graduate or 16 years of schooling
  • Undergraduate Students: 17-25 years age and 12 years of school education
  • Specialized Training School Students: 17-25 years age and 12 years of school education 
  • College of Technology Students: 17-25 years old and andave completed school education comparable to a high school (a minimum of 11 years beginning in primary school) education (includes prospective graduates).
  • Japanese Studies Students :Applicants must be from 18 to 30 years old. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduate students in faculties or schools which major in Japanese language.
  • Teachers Training Students: You must be under 35 years of age and a graduate of a college or teacher training college with 5 years experience in primary

Relevant Program

  • Most of the programs

4. Asian Development Bank

Scope of the offered Scholarship/Funding 

  • MA/PhD

Eligibility Criteria 

  • With a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent; and have a superior academic record.
  • 2 years experience
  • Not more than 35 years

Scholarship Cover

  • Travel expenses will be covered
  • The tuition fee will be waived
  • Medical insurance will be provided.
  • A monthly stipend would be provided.
  • The textbook allowance will be covered.

Relevant Program

  • Any Graduate fromScience, Arts or Commerce

5. India Scholarship Scheme

Scope of the offered Scholarship/Funding 

  • Under-graduate/Post-graduate/ PhD Scholarship Program.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Under 30 years of age
  • Must hold a Bachelor Degree with a CGPA ≥ 3.00 in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • Have at least one year of scientific laboratory research experiences 

Course Duration

  • 5 years for undergraduate integrated courses;
  • of 3 or 4 years for undergraduate courses, according to the course duration;
  • 2 years for postgraduate courses

Scholarship Cover

  • Each scholarship is valued at a maximum of INR 250,000 (≈USD3500) per student per year.
  • Each scholarship under the SII scheme will only cover tuition, accommodation, food, and admission fees. No other expense listed outside this set will be provided for under this scholarship.
  • If the total fees of the course for each year, which includes tuition, accommodation, food, and admission, is lesser than the proposed value of USD3500 the lesser amount will be awarded as the SII scholarship.
  • All scholarships are electronically transferred to the institutes directly.
  • All scholarships are renewable on a year-on-year basis, provided the student is promoted to the next year and has an attendance of 80% throughout. until the day of graduation.

Relevant Program

  • Humanities
  • Science,
  • Commerce and Management: 

Scholarship/Funding opportunities for Bangladeshi Students through UGC, Bangladesh

1. Fulbright Foreign Student Program, USA

Scope of the offered Scholarship/Funding 

  • Fully-funded master’s degree in the United States.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Have at least a four-year bachelor’s degree, with an outstanding academic record (preferably first class);
  • Have at least two years full time professional experience
  • Have a minimum iBT TOEFL score of 80 / IELTS 7.0; 

Relevant Program

  • Social Sciences and
  • Engineering

2. Erasmus mundus Scholarship (EU prograrnme for Education and

Training)

Scope of the offered Scholarship/Funding 

  • Student mobility between Programme and Partner countries
  • Joint Master’s Degrees, Joint Doctoral programmes
  • Staff mobility between Programme and Partner countries
  • Capacity Building projects

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Bachelor degree in any field

Relevant Program

  • Most of the programs

3. UK commonwealth scholarship by UK Government

Scope of the offered Scholarship/Funding 

  • Only Ph.D program.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Bachelor degree in any field

Relevant Program

  • Graduate from Science, Arts or Commerce.

4. New Zealand commonwealth scholarship by New Zealand Government

Scope of the offered Scholarship/Funding 

  • M.Sc program/ Ph.D program.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Bachelor degree in any field

Relevant Program

  • Graduate from Science, Arts or Commerce.

5. Chulabhorn Graduate Institute, Bangkok, Thailand

Scope of the offered Scholarship/Funding 

  • Post-graduate Scholarship Program..

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Under 30 years of age
  • Must hold a Bachelor Degree with a CGPA ≥ 3.00 in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • Have at least one year of scientific laboratory research experiences 

Relevant Program

  • B.Pharm graduates.

Final Word

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