15 June 2020.



(Partially Funded)


ISS Scholarship Fund for Excellent Students.

Most students studying at ISS do so with a partial or full scholarship. To help you find appropriate funding for your studies, they have compiled all the available scholarships per-country and created a scholarship database. Selecting your country of origin, will generate a list of available funding opportunities.

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Erasmus University Rotterdam consists of seven schools, two institutes and a university college with their own administration.

International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) established this fund to support excellent students without any other form of scholarship.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

Master of Arts in Development Studies, the majors are:

  • Agrarian, Food and Environmental Studies.

  • Economics of Development.

  • Governance and Development Policy.

  • Human Rights, Gender and Conflict Studies: Social Justice Perspectives.

  • Social Policy for Development.

  • Governance, Migration and Diversity Track.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

16 months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You wish to enroll in the Master of Arts in Development Studies at ISS.
  • You have a letter of admission from ISS.
  • You have relevant work experience, a degree in one of the social sciences (upper second or first class) and a strong motivation to study at ISS.
  • You are a recent graduate with a first class degree in one of the social sciences and a strong motivation to study at ISS.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The scholarship is worth 40% of the tuition fee.

How to Apply

First Step: Email your request to the ISS student office (

Second Step: Explain shortly the reason why a fee reduction will enlarge your opportunity to study at ISS:

  • A Motivation Statement (one page) – Explaining the reason you should be the beneficiary of this fund.
  • Detailed financial information (including supporting bank statements) to prove your ability to support yourself for the remaining tuition fee, living expenses and health insurance.

Note: The decisions on allocation of the scholarship are taken on an ongoing basis. Students selected for the scholarship bursaries will be informed by the student office.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mostafa Omran/Egypt

Reviewed by”  Nourhan Ashraf/egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships Team