Norway has top-ranked universities in the world that are well-known for their coherent body of knowledge and education system. These universities offer a variety of scholarships to highly qualified students from all around the world, especially from developing countries, on the grounds of need and merit. Meritorious scholarships are awarded after a proper assessment of a student's academic qualifications during the application process.
Some of the best scholarship programs offered by universities in Norway are as follows:
- Norwegian University of Science and Technology Scholarships: The Norwegian University of Science and Technology offers a handful of scholarship programs for master's-level programs. These scholarships are targeted at students from non-EU/EEA countries. The scholarships provide tuition reductions and living expense coverage, among other benefits.
- BI Norwegian Business School Scholarships: The scholarships offered by BI Norwegian Business School are for students outside of EU/EEA countries. Applicants enrolled in bachelor’s and master’s programs with an excellent academic profile can apply for this scholarship. Applicants that get approved for the scholarship receive valuable benefits like a scholarship reward up to NOK 250,000 or a full tuition fee waiver. It may also cover a student’s living expenses.
- University of Bergen Scholarship: The University of Bergen offers scholarships to international students, regardless of their country of origin. Students who have excellent academic qualifications and who are required to pay a tuition fee for a master’s level program at this university as their first choice are offered the scholarship. The university gives partial or full scholarships after assessing a student’s qualifications. However, it does not cover the student’s living expenses.
- University of South-Eastern Norway Scholarships: The University of Southern Norway is for students who are exceptionally gifted and have strong academic credentials. This scholarship gives a full tuition waiver to students applying for a bachelor’s or master’s degree as their first choice at the university, keeping in mind that it does not cover the students' living expenses.