<font size="6">Annual Scholarship Award</font>
Annual Scholarship Award

OFID sponsors outstanding young students from developing countries through graduate studies in a development-related discipline.

OFID scholarship 2018/19 

The OFID Scholarship Award supports outstanding young individuals from developing countries so that they are able to pursue graduate studies in a development-related field. The program, which is currently in its twelfth year of operation, has to date helped 40 young people complete their education. This year, OFID received close to 10,000 applications. Thank you to everyone who applied!  

We are pleased to announce the ten winners of the 2018 OFID Scholarship Award:

Abdishakur Ahmed from Somalia, who will pursue an MA in Sustainable Development, and Conflict Resolution and Coexistence, at Brandeis University, USA.  Nji Atanga Desmond from Cameroon, who has been accepted onto an MSc in Health Economics at the University of East Anglia Thokozani Chapomba from Malawi, who will pursue an MPH in Public Health – Health Management Planning and Policy, at the University of Leeds.
Mariana Javakhyan from Armenia, who will pursue her MSc in Sustainable Development at the University of Sussex. Amayaa Wijesinghe from Sri Lanka, who will be studying at the University of Oxford for an MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management.Alazar Woldeyohannes from Ethiopia, who will be studying Structural Engineering at the University of Manchester.
Evelyn Changala from Zambia,  will pursue an MA in Development Studies at the University of Sussex. Maria Ines Cubides Kovacsics from Colombia, who will be studying at the International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University, for an MA in Development Studies. Hayattullah Bayan from Afghanistan, who will complete an MA in Governance, Development and Public Policy at the University of Sussex.
Israa Mohamed from Sudan, who will study Public Health for Development at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine