The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Scholarship for Undergraduate Students 2021

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is offering the Islamic Development Bank IsDB Scholarship 2021 for Undergraduate Students in the top 10 universities from some selected countries for the 2021/2022 academic session.

The Islamic Development Bank is a multilateral development bank (MDB), working to improve the lives of those they serve by promoting social and economic development in Muslim countries and communities worldwide, delivering impact at scale.

Selected students will study at universities in their respective countries. However, on an exceptional basis, IsDB will assist to place some students, from some selected countries, at selected universities in its member countries. The IsDB is considering placing the selected candidates for the scholarship in the top 10 universities in each beneficiary country and the rest of the world.

Worth of Award

  • The programme covers full tuition to be paid directly to the university, monthly living and books clothing allowances commensurate with the cost of living in the country of study, health insurance, etc.
  • For the students who are selected to study outside of their own countries, the IsDB also provides them with economic class tickets to and from the countries of study (once at the beginning and at the end of study).
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  • Citizens of any of the IsDB member countries and Muslim communities in non-member countries
  • Completed senior secondary education (or the equivalent of approximately 12 years of education) with good grades in major subjects
  • Not in receipt of any other scholarship at the time of application and during studies.
  • Be medically fit and be willing to undergo medical tests after selection.

Note: The programme is considering new fields of study in line with the IsDB vision of comprehensive human development and the IsDB President’s new strategy to empower communities with a special focus on sustainability science to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Applications for the IsDB Scholarship 2021 are for the following programmes:

  • Undergraduate Scholarship Programme
  • Master Scholarship Programme
  • PhD Scholarship Programme
  • Post-Doctoral Research Programme
  • IsDB/ISFD Scholarship Programme for Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • Joint Programme with The World Academy of Science (TWAS) in Trieste, Italy for Sustainability Science, Technology and Innovation
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How to Apply

  • To apply for IsDB scholarship 2021, visit the website (
  • It provides all information about the IsDB Scholarship Programmes.
  • If you have more specific questions, please send an email to: [email protected]

Deadline: Application closes February 28th, 2021.


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