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Novo Nordisk International Talent Program 2019 – Denmark

Melody.com.ng Team

Novo Nordisk International Talent Program is a scholarship programme set up to assist students from the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) and Harvard University in a range of select academic fields seeking to study abroad at the University of Copenhagen.

The Scholarship Requirements:

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be enrolled in a degree programme at a IARU university or Harvard University
  • Apply for admission at UCPH as an exchange or guest student
  • Meet aGPA requirement of minimum 3
  • Be engaged in study activities pertaining to metabolism, insulin, haemoglobin, obesity, big data or digitalisation
  • Study at third year Bachelor’s level or Master’s level while at UCPH in one of the following programmes:
    Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biology, Biology-Biotechnology, Computer Science, Food Innovation and Health, Global Health, Health Informatics, Chemistry, Human Biology, Human Physiology, Human Nutrition, Immunology and Inflammation, Medicinal Chemistry, Medicine and Technology, Medicine, Molecular Biomedicine, Nanoscience, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Public Health. Students coming out of other fields of study can apply with projects pertaining to metabolism, insulin, haemoglobin, obesity, big data or digitalisation.

Novo Nordisk International Talent Program Scholarship

The scholarship may be spent towards the cost of tuition fees, travel costs, insurance, and other expenses incurred in connection with studying abroad at UCPH.

The scholarship will typically amount to approximately €1200 a month. Depending on the costs and length of the study abroad at UCPH, it may increase up to €26000 in total.

Scholarships are awarded for up to one academic year. The programme gives priority to applicants who display a strong academic background and have submitted an ambitious study plan for their stay at the University of Copenhagen.

Application Deadlines

There are two application deadlines per year:

  • October 25th for studying at UCPH in the following semester.
  • April 1st for studying at UCPH in the follwoing semester or for summer schools.

How To Apply

To submit an application, you will be required to prepare following documents:

  • Application form containing a motivated study plan and a list courses you plan to attend during your study abroad – download here
  • Transcript of records in English from your Bachelor’s programme and Master’s degree programme (if applicable)

The application and requested documents are submitted through this link.

Please fill in the form electronically and attach all documents as PDF files. Please do not attach recommendations.

  • You will be requested to submit your GPA, including both Bachelor’s and Master’s grades (if you have Master’s grades). Please use this GPA calculator.
  • If you are applying from the National University of Singapore, the NUS CAP wil be converted to GPA by multiplying the NUS CAP with 0,80.

You may expect to hear about the outcome of your application 4-8 weeks after the application deadline. For More Information: Visit the Official Webpage of the Novo Nordisk International Talent Program 2019


  1. Musa Abiodun Musa Abiodun

    Comment:Its a good programme for those who have all the required papers for the scholarship though I don’t really know much but I strongly feel its a good move for those who have the talents.

  2. Ovoke Samuel Ovoke Samuel

    That’s a very nice one. Making dream talents come through is one of the best impact in the world. Promoting talents and making it come to pass.

  3. Udoka Stephen Udoka Stephen

    Thank you for helping people to achieve their dreams.
    But is it applicable to people in abroad alone, please I don’t understand
    Or is it for every body. Please. Explain to me

  4. CHUKWUEMEKA AKUJOBI CHUKWUEMEKA AKUJOBI

    This is a great opportunity to help people but they should help them to make it easy to get and participate in the schoolarship program

  5. Awokunle Gideon oluwaferanmi Awokunle Gideon oluwaferanmi

    The scholarship may be spent towards the cost of tuition fees, travel costs, insurance, and other expenses incurred in connection with studying abroad at UCPH

  6. Abdulazeez Oladimeji Abdulazeez Oladimeji

    This offer is only meant for the citizen in abroad not Nigeria nor African so this is not helping the citizen over here. And the requirement is too much to abide with.

  7. AYANGBADE SEMIU AYANGBADE SEMIU

    This opportunity isn’t for the people of Nigeria only those who in abroad.we greet you and I salute you.well done

  8. Ethel Clara Ethel Clara

    Thanks for the update for such opportunity.. But the steps and requirements doesn’t seem easy to me, though it’s for citizens living abroad. I hope it favors the eligible candidates.

  9. Abdulyakini Isah Abdulyakini Isah

    That is good news for all these scholarship nobok also published the international scholarship for students at Denmark good development

  10. Adesida Adeyemi Adesida Adeyemi

    Denmark on talent hunt for the progress of their country and this where they found people that will contribute the the gross domestic product of their country

  11. Adewale Ayanbunmi Adewale Ayanbunmi

    It’s good to to be promote in any thing you are doing that is why all the opportunity of scholarship is coming to our way, the only problem is just because is not for our country here.

  12. Franca Emeruom Franca Emeruom

    The conditions for this particular scholarship is a bit difficult, it means if you were not enrolled into Universities of Harvard and IARU respectively you will not be accepted. Well is not for everybody.

    • Josephat Uchechukwu Josephat Uchechukwu

      Honesty is like candidates from poor homes are not allowed in this program. For those who are qualified best wishes from us.

  13. Abdulazeez Oladimeji Abdulazeez Oladimeji

    This is a wonderful news for the resident of IARU to showcase their talented field. This look so nice but wish I can also partake in the program to show the world that Nigeria got talent.

  14. YAHAYA SAHEED YAHAYA SAHEED

    ALL THESE SCHOLARSHIPS WERE SETTUNG AND DOING IN CATEGORY BY CATEGORY,I LIKED THE WAY THOSE THAT WERE INITIATED ALL THESE CATEGORIES WER DOING IT. A GREAT APPRECIATION GOES TO THOSE THAT SPONSORED THESE SCHOLARSHIP.

  15. TIJANI RABIU TIJANI RABIU

    I LIKE THIS TYPE OF INFORMATION THAT IS GOOD AND NICE, BE A GOOD PERSON IN YOUR LIFE SURELY YOU WILL SUCCEED A GOOD THING ANY KIND OF PERSON YOU ARE, THANKS.

  16. Lukman Bidemi Lukman Bidemi

    This is great God bless Nigeria God bless Africa all what is going on nw is great thing may God let it succeeded by God grace

  17. Muyiwa Olalekan Muyiwa Olalekan

    Scholarship this, scholarship that. I hope all this scholarship is genuine if not many will fall victim of this programme.

  18. ABDULAZEEZ BOLAJI ABDULAZEEZ BOLAJI

    This scholarship is only for some set of people and not everyone, this is just what I don’t like about it

  19. RAIFU LATIFAT RAIFU LATIFAT

    ALMIGHTY GOD WE PLEAD TO YOU,BE WITH ALL THE SPONSORS OF TJOSE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARD, INCREAEE THEIR WEALTH,GUIDE THEM AND HELP THEM ABUNDANTLY. AMEN

  20. Diepriye Daniel Diepriye Daniel

    Wow scholarships everywhere this is very nice and an amazing opportunity for the African youths to partake on

  21. SANDRA ECHEGIRI SANDRA ECHEGIRI

    Good opportunity to help people but they should help them to make it easy to get and participate in the schoolarship program

  22. Azeezat Nihinlola Azeezat Nihinlola

    ALL THESE SCHOLARSHIPS WERE SETTUNG AND DOING IN CATEGORY BY CATEGORY,I LIKED THE WAY THOSE THAT WERE INITIATED ALL THESE CATEGORIES WER DOING IT. A GREAT APPRECIATION GOES TO THOSE THAT SPONSORED THESE SCHOLARSHIP.

  23. Udoka Stephen Udoka Stephen

    Its always good when you have a taken and you see people who will help you to nuture it. Please someone should throw more light on it. Thanks

  24. Agbolade abdullah Agbolade abdullah

    Nice program for you that have reasonable taken don’t cover it’s time to show it out so that you can fulfill your dream

  25. dauda jafar dauda jafar

    Yes, I will Never leave this
    This is what am talking about, I think this is now the opportunity for me to apply once and for all.

  26. Ugwu Shedrack Ugwu Shedrack

    My thanks to the hand that aprouve those scorelaship may the god bless bless them and, both they problem we are having in our country is that some of them are not seriuos

  27. Muibat Agbeke Muibat Agbeke

    Everything about Denmark is some how strict but the country is good to live.the scholarship for Novo talented is good if you can meet their requirements

  28. Elijah Aborisade Elijah Aborisade

    No way….Seriously, these people have strategies and good plans for every of their citizens irrespective of the age brackets which is what we really want in this country..

  29. Raji Olayemi Raji Olayemi

    I saw this notification late, I will watch out for next opportunity I have someone that want to apply good job

  30. AYANGBADE SEMIU AYANGBADE SEMIU

    This is welcome development although it is already late when open come again I have someone who has intereste in this kind of programs

  31. Solomon Michael Solomon Michael

    By this now, no student should be complaining about being unable to study dew to lack of funds, Melody.com.ng have at least give information about many scholarship opportunity.

  32. Raji Kafayat Raji Kafayat

    Oh thanks for this information I want to apply, I think I have to inform my friends also this is wonderful. Hope I will meet up there requirements.

  33. Sakariyah Murithado Sakariyah Murithado

    Very good anyway. I personally appreciate the sponsorer of this schorlarship, it’s a great idea to promote education

  34. akinode kehinde akinode kehinde

    Comment:well, am still an undergraduate I should have applied for this also, but thanks for this great opportunity, I have a brother that I’ll inform anyway

  35. Emmanuel Adrian Emmanuel Adrian

    This is where talents come into play to become a source of reaching to greater heights. Denmark is here for the talentful.

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