2018 Novo Nordisk International Talent Program for International Alliance of Research Universities



Applications are currently ongoing for the 2018 Novo Nordisk International Talent Program for International Alliance of Research Universities. Interested students should see the details below.

About Institution
The University of Copenhagen is the oldest university and research institution in Denmark. Founded in 1479 as a studium generale, it is the second oldest institution for higher education in Scandinavia after Uppsala University.

Scholarship Details
Novo Nordisk International Talent Program is a scholarship programme set up to assist students from the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) in a range of select academic fields seeking to study abroad at the University of Copenhagen.

This scholarship program is awarded to individuals who are willing to pursue a degree program at University Of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Application Deadlines: 1st April, 2018

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Universities: The International Alliance of Research Universities are:

University of Cape Town 
Others are:

Australian National University
ETH, Z├╝rich
National University of Singapore
Peking University
University of California, Berkeley
University of Cambridge
University of Oxford
The University of Tokyo
Yale University
Harvard University is also included in the Novo Nordisk International Talent Program.

Host Country: University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Eligible Field of Study: Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Biology, Biology-Biotechnology, Public Health, Food Innovation and Health, Global Health, Human Nutrition, Human Biology, Human Physiology, Immunology and Inflammation, Health Informatics, Chemistry, Medicine, Medicine and Technology, Molecular Biomedicine, Nanoscience and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Course Level: Masters

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: 

The scholarship may be spent towards the cost of tuition fees, travel costs, insurance, and other expenses incurred in connection with studying abroad at UCPH.
The scholarship will typically amount to approximately EURO € 1200 a month. Depending on the costs and length of the study abroad at UCPH, it may increase up to EURO € 26000 in total.
Duration of Scholarship: Scholarships are awarded for up to one academic year.

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

be enrolled in a degree programme at a IARU university or Harvard University
apply for admission to UCPH as an exchange or guest student
study at third year Bachelor’s level or Master’s level while at UCPH in one of the following programmes:
Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Biology, Biology-Biotechnology, Public Health, Food Innovation and Health, Global Health, Human Nutrition, Human Biology, Human Physiology, Immunology and Inflammation, Health Informatics, Chemistry, Medicine, Medicine and Technology, Molecular Biomedicine, Nanoscience and Pharmaceutical Sciences
meet a GPA requirement of minimum 3
engage in study activities pertaining to metabolism, insulin, haemoglobin and obesity
How to Apply for the Scholarship
 To submit an application, you will be required to prepare following documents:

Application form
A copy of your transcript of records in English, including both Bachelor’s and Master’s grades
The application comprises of an application form, containing a motivated study plan and a list of the courses you plan to attend during your studies abroad as well ad enclosed transcripts of records, including both Bachelor’s and Matser’s grades (if applicable). The application and requested documents are submitted through this link.http://studies.ku.dk/exchange/admission/nnitp_scholarship/

All documents must be in PDF format. You may expect to hear about the outcome of your application 4-8 weeks after the application deadline.

For questions please contact nnitp@adm.ku.dk



You will be requested to submit your GPA, including both Bachelor’s and Master’s grades – if you have Master’s grades.



Scholarship Webpage
http://introduction.ku.dk/

General inquiries about the university can be directed to:
Communication
kommunikation@adm.ku.dk
Tel. +45 35 32 42 61Ring op: +45 35 32 42 61

Prospective students
If you are interested in studying at the University of Copenhagen, you can find the relevant information on the website for international students.

General inquiries about admission and studies can be directed to:
International Education and Grants
int-admission@adm.ku.dk
Tel.: +45 35 32 26 26Ring op: +45 35 32 26 26

Prospective employees
If you are interested in working at the University of Copenhagen please visit our Job Portal for vacant positions and personnel policies.

If you are newly hired by the University you can find assistance from the International Staff Mobility unit. 

General inquiries about employment can be directed to:
International Staff Mobility
vtl@adm.ku.dk
Tel.: +45 35 32 22 97Ring op: +45 35 32 22 97