The Norwegian government provides students from developing countries in the South and countries in the Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and in Central Asia with financial support to study for a degree in Norway under the Quota Scheme.
List of countries
The Quota Scheme includes developing countries as defined by OECD (the DAC-list) as Least Developed, Other Low Income and Lower Middle Income Countries. In addition, South Africa, Russian Federation, Brazil and Cuba are included in the Quota Scheme. Be aware that China is on the list, but students from Taiwan are not eligible for the scholarship.
List of countries 2011-2014:
Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville)
São Tomé & Príncipe
Countries in the Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and Central Asia
The Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund (NO: Statens lånekasse) is responsible for managing the financial support provided for the Quota students.