Islamic Development Bank – The Bank funds and implements its scholarship programmes as part of its overall efforts to develop the human resources of its member countries and those of the Muslim communities in non-member countries.
There are six scholarship programmes offered by Islamic Development Bank (IsDB):
1). Undergraduate. Overview
2). Master’s. Overview
3). PhD and Post-Doctoral Research
4). IsDB-ISFD for Technical Vocational Education & Training (TVET) for 21 Least Developed Member Countries (LDMCs): Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somali, Sudan, Togo, Uganda and Yemen. Click Here
5). IsDB-ISFD Bachelor studies for 21 LDMCs as mentioned in No. 4 above.
6). IsDB – The World Academy of Science (TWAS) Joint Programme for Capacity Building and Technology Transfer.
The Islamic Development Bank is a multilateral development finance institution that is focused on Islamic finance located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. There are 57 shareholding member states with the largest single shareholder being Saudi Arabia.
It was founded in 1973 by the Finance Ministers at the first Organisation of the Islamic Conference (now called the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) with the support of the King of Saudi Arabia at the time (Faisal), and began its activities on 3 April 1975.