Scholarships Merit-based
The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States

OAS ISS Scholarship

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Any
Disciplines
4000 USD
Grant
Netherlands
Location
20 Dec 2025
Application deadline

About

The Organization of American States is the world’s oldest regional organization, dating back to the First International Conference of American States, held in Washington, D.C., from October 1889 to April 1890.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

$4,000

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • other

Description

For eight years already the OAS and ISS join forces to offer students from OAS member states a scholarship for the MA in Development Studies at ISS. Each year many students applied for these scholarships and we have been able to support close to 30 students over the last 8 years. 

Applicable programmes

Benefits

The ISS shall provide a one-time tuition waiver of €4,000.

The OAS shall cover a one-time tuition allowance of USD $4,000 to the selected Scholarship Recipients to help defray the cost of tuition only in the first year of study.

Eligibility

  • To apply for an OAS–ISS scholarship, applicants must first be admitted unconditionally to the ISS programme. 
  • Bachelors degree in one of the social sciences or equivalent, comprising at least three years studies at a recognized university or institute of higher education.
  • Applicants must have obtained at least class 2.2 (Lower Second), B or equivalent, but preferably class 2.1 (Upper Second), B+ or equivalent.
  • IELTS score: 6.5 overall for the Academic Test.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

Netherlands

Nationality

31 nationalities

Study experience required

Bachelor

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

20 Dec 2025

Before applying for admission, you are encouraged to read the program description, and ensure that the study area fulfills your expectations and interests. For information about the Institute’s application process for this Program, please visit the Institute’s website. 

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