Scholarship for studying abroad

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) - OFID Scholarship Program

General information on this scholarship

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)
OFID Scholarship Program
Eligible countries: 
Anguilla, Bangladesh, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, St Helena, Sierra Leone, South Africa

General Description

The OFID scholarship programme is aimed at providing outstanding young students from developing countries with the opportunity of a graduate study in the UK. The award is merit-based. Tuition fees and all supplementary required fees are paid directly to the institution. Health insurance is also paid directly, in accordance with the institution's medical scheme. Four times a year, the student receives a monthly allowance is deposited to the student's bank account. This is to pay for accommodation, books and study material and living expenses.


The graduate study must be related to development. Students must be from a developing country. The student must have shown outstanding academic merit.

Application deadlines

The following deadlines apply: