Study in Norway: Kistefos Young Talented Leader Scholarships Program 2021/2022 for African and Norwegian Students

Study in Norway: Kistefos Young Talented Leader Scholarships Program 2020/2021 for African and Norwegian Students. IE University is pleased to announce that Kistefos AS, thanks to the generosity of its owner Christen Sveaas, has pledged more than two million euros to create the IE Kistefos Young Talented Leaders Scholarships Program.  The program will enable young talent from Norway and Africa with a vision for business and innovation to study at IE University.

Kistefos Young Talented Leader Scholarship

Over four years, the program will grant a total of 46 scholarships to candidates in Norway, South Africa, Liberia, and Ethiopia.  The Fellowships for Leading Norwegian Talent will include two scholarships for undergraduate studies and 20 scholarships for pre-experience masters and the Fellowships for Leading Africa Talent will include 24 scholarships for pre-experience masters for candidates. 

Level/Fields of Study

The programme is open to masters degree students. It will be taken in any field of study.

Host Country

The Kistefos Young Talented Leader Scholarships will be taken in Norway. Learn how to study abroad in Norway in 2020 – scholarships and cost of living in Norway.

However, if you wish to study in Canada, read this >> Canadian Scholarships for International Students 2020-2021.

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Eligible Countries

The scholarship is available to students from Norway, South Africa, Liberia, and Ethiopia. 

However, there are numerous international scholarships for international students to study in any country of choice.

You can check this our heavily recommended post How to Study Abroad for Free in 2020-2021”.

Scholarship Benefits

All scholarships will cover up to 100% of tuition fees including living expenses and travel arrangements for the master programs.


Scholarship candidates must demonstrate academic and personal excellence, strong leadership capabilities, an entrepreneurial mindset, and a commitment to impacting their home countries upon graduation.

How to Apply for Kistefos Young Talented Leader Scholarships 2020

It is important to go through all application requirements on the Programme Webpage (see link below) before applying

Application Deadline

The application due date for this scholarship is 1st November 2020


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