These are our scholarship holders:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
31st of October 2021
6 to 8 weeks after the deadline of application.
Freshmen between 17 and 30 years. The remaining study period should be at least one year. However, you can also apply if you don't belong to this group.
If you receive the scholarship, you won’t need to pay it back but depending on your financial situation you will have to cover a part of the costs yourself. The maximum self contribution is 30% of all fees (tuition, registration, hostel, etc.)
Yes. You don’t need to be a freshman to apply for the ODS. You can also apply if you are already registered at a higher learning institution for a couple of semesters. However, you will have to give further notification on how you financed the previous year(s) and why you are no longer able to do so.
Yes, you can apply for further studies like a Master following the Bachelor. But: We don't give scholarships for a second course of study. So if you already have a diploma, bachelor or master in one field, you can't apply for a course of study in another field. Furthermore, if you failed or quit your first studies, you cannot apply for another.
You can apply if you plan to or are currently studying at an institution accredited by the Namibians Qualifications authority as well as NUST and UNAM. See list from NQA.
OPEN DOORS scholarship covers any subjects or programs in Namibia, certified by NQA.
You can already apply and hand in the final results later. We expect you to always update us on any changes concerning your application.
We do not sponsor any debts or fees retroactively.
We do not sponsor studies that are simultaneously funded by another study support institution.
Who to ask if I have a question concerning the application process or the scholarship programme in general?
You are welcome to send any of your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org