April 23, 2014

OAS Master Scholarship 2012

oas scholarship 2012Title of Programme :
OAS– ISS Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Description :
The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (GS/OAS) and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam are offering master scholarships to qualified applicants to continue their study through the Master of Arts in Development Studies Program with a major in: Agrarian and Environmental Studies, Economics of Development, Governance, Policy and Political Economy , Human Rights, Gender and Conflict Studies: Social Justice Perspectives and Social Policy for Development.

Scholarship Provider :
OAS ( Organization of American States)

The Destination Study :

Country of Applicants :
International Students (OAS member countries)

Level/Degree :
Master (Postgraduate)

Eligibility & Condition:
All Applicants must:

  • Be citizens or permanent residents of an OAS member country.
  • Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
  • Possess basic computer and internet skills
  • Have work experience in related field
  • Have good command of English, with documentary evidence, if not the native language. Applicants for whom English is not the first or native language should submit one of the following to verify English proficiency: (1) An official transcript verifying completion of studies in an English speaking university in the last five years (2) A test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 580 or higher for the paper based test, 237 for computer‐based test or 92 for internet‐based test; IELTS 6.5, or the equivalent

The Value of Scholarship :
The OAS‐ISS scholarships will cover 60% of tuition fees. The scholarship recipient will be responsible for all remaining costs including:

  • Remaining tuition fees;
  • Registration fee;
  • Immigration fees (including schengen visa);
  • Study visit;
  • Study materials;
  • Health insurance premium including administration costs;
  • Living expenses;
  • Round trip airfare.

Application Deadline :
15 June 2012.

How to Apply :
Applicants should complete and submit the Scholarship Application Form and the required documents (above) in English and PDF format, as one file, no later than July 1st, 2012, via e‐mail to nduncan@oas.org with copy to Jpoteausaintime@oas.org with the subject matter: “OAS‐ISS Scholarships”. Download application form here.

Official Website :

For further information:
To learn more about OAS scholarship 2012, please download complete scholarship guide in PDF here

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