Bangladesh-Sweden Trust Fund

"Bangladesh-Sweden Trust Fund" was constituted in 1984 with the assistance of the Government of Sweden. The main objective of this trust fund is to promote human resource development of the country by providing travel grant/financial assistance to students traveling abroad for higher studies. Bangladesh-Sweden Trust Fund is providing fund for one way air travel fare to the eligible candidates. Any Bangladeshi national having SSC/HSC (or equivalent) from Bangladesh is eligible to apply for assistance from this fund subject to following conditions:

  • The students must be a citizen of Bangladesh
  • Bangladeshi students who have been enrolled at foreign universities/educational institutions for Under Graduate/Graduate/Post Graduate/Ph.D (Doctoral) level program and received scholarship (full/partial) for the period of 1st January to 31st December 2015.
  • Students who have not got travel grant/air ticket from Bangladesh-Sweden Trust Fund or any other source earlier.
  • Students securing minimum score for TOEFL (500 paper based/80 online)/ IELTS-5.5 SAT -1400/GRE-900 (Old System)/(200 New System/GMAT.
  • Students who have not got third division/class/ equivalent GPA in any public examinations.
  • Preference will be given to those subjects which will play an important role for socio-economic development of the country.

Important Notes:

You have to register first. Then login and fill-up the online Application Form as necessary. Before submitting you will be able to print the entire copy of your application. Beside this you will receive an auto generated copy of your application in your email after successful submission. You have to send by post/hand a signed hard copy of this auto generated application with attested copies of all the submitted documents and a passport size photograph (attested) by 31 August 2016 to F&F-3 Section, Room # 19, Block # 16, Economic Relations Division (ERD), Ministry of Finance, Shere Bangla Nagar (Planning Commission Campus), Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.

The last date for submission of Application is 16 June, 2016 at 5:00pm local time

For further queries please contact sa@erd.gov.bd

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