1.       The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), a Multilateral Development Organization, is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for Muslim Community in India to pursue undergraduate studies, in India. The fields of study should be in development-related disciplines in line with the IsDB President’s new strategy to empower communities with a special focus on Sustainability Science to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

2.       The scholarship is a grant to eligible students. After graduation and employment, students must undertake to cover:

a.      Either the fees of the first year’s study for a new undergraduate student,

b.      Or the fees of the first year of his/her Master’s degree. In this case, the IsDB will support him/her by covering the fees to complete his/her Master’s degree.

3.       Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Have completed 10+2 course with good grades in major subjects and language of instruction.
  • Have secured admission in the current academic year in a recognized University.
  • Are not currently in receipt of any other scholarship.
  • Are committed to serve their community after graduation.
  • Accept the scholarship program conditions and sign the IsDB Bond.

4.       Selected applicants will pursue their undergraduate studies in any of the following major fields of study:

Major Fields at Undergraduate Level Potential Areas of Specialization
Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Medical Laboratories, Microbiology, Public Health, Nutrition, Health Services Management, Bio-Medicine, Medical Technology, Veterinary, Chemistry, Biology, Bio-Technology and related fields. Health
Engineering: Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Surveying, Urban Planning, Sustainable Cities
Innovation & Infrastructure Development
Waste Management
Agriculture and Forestry Sustainable Agriculture
Industrial Technologies Plastic pollution and Micro-plastics
Green Chemistry
Responsible Growth
Physics, Geology and related fields Energy
Computer Science, Information Technology, Telecommunication, and Electronics and related fields ICT for Development


Natural Resources, Marine Sciences Biodiversity
Climate Change
Water and Hygiene
Law, Media and Journalism, Political Sciences, Entrepreneurships, and related fields. Development-related Social Sciences
Economics Islamic Economics, Finance and Banking
Statistics, Demography Econometrics, and Social Studies Population Growth
Education, Psychology and Learning, Education Policy and International Development Education
Education for Sustainable Development

5.       The scholarship may cover tuition fees and/or monthly stipends, books & clothing allowance and medical coverage through public or university sponsored hospitals, etc.

Last date of Submission of Application was 21.08.2018