Aga khan Foundation Scholarships for Masters in the US - Get upto 50% tuition fees!


  • Applicable for: Masters or PhD level programs at US Universities
  • Max scholarship per student: Variable
  • No. of students to be awarded: N/A
  • Course Level: Masters
  • Type of scholarships: Merit based, Need based


  • The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from select developing countries including India
  • Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant and 50% loan basis
  • Students can opt to pursue any PG level program in Canada, the US, and other eligible countries.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships are open for the students who are the residents of the country where the AK Foundation, AK Education Service, AK Education Board has its local office.
  • Citizenship: India, Pakistan, Kenya, Syria, Afghanistan, Egypt, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Mozambique, Uganda, and Madagascar.
  • Age Limit: Under 30 years of age (preferred)
  • Students who originally come from one of the formerly mentioned developing countries and are involved in development-related studies and have no other means to fund their education can send an application for a scholarship

Application Process

  • The application process for Aga Khan Foundation’s International Scholarship Program is decentralized.
  • Application forms must be obtained from AKF office/ Aga Khan Education Services/Boards, January 1 onwards.
  • Completed AKF’s International Scholarship Program application should be returned to the agency.


  • Deadline for submitting completed applications is March