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Applications called for ISDB scholarships

The Colombo-based Islamic Center, an affiliate of the Islamic Development Bank (ISDB) in Saudi Arabia, has called for applications for its scholarships. The closing date for the applications is February 15.

Islamic Centre President former Colombo Mayor Mohammed Hussein Mohammed said that about 100 candidates will be selected for the scholarships.

The Scholarships include Undergraduate, Master’s, PHDs, postdoctoral researches, vocational education and training and Bachelor’s Degrees.

Mohammed said that the selected candidates will receive $60 monthly till the end of their scholarships. “They can repay the amount installment-wise after employing at suitable places.

The Islamic Development Bank has been offering the scholarships since 1983 to foster technology and knowledge sharing among its member countries and Muslims in non-member countries.

They are designed to attract talented persons to build the right competencies to empower communities and to assist them in achieving national and global development plans including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).