Who can apply

The Quota Scheme is a mobility programme offering scholarships to students from developing countries and countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia to study for the Master's or Ph.D. degrees at higher education institutions in Norway.

Several criteria must be met when applying Quota scholarship:

 • Your country must be included in this program; please check this list:

• You must be a student at an institution (university, organization or authority), which has a formal collaboration agreement with a with Norwegian institution of higher education.

• You must apply from your home country and have stayed in your home country for at least one year before being admitted to a Norwegian institution of higher education.

• You must have two years of higher education in your home country or a country with borders to your home country (there are some exceptions for professional studies). The majority of students, who are admitted to the Quota Scheme, study for Master's or Ph.D. degrees.