03 November 2013

Groningen Masters/PhD Scholarships for Developing Countries 2014-2015

This scholarship is for masters programme at Netherlands
Eligible candidates:

Criteria for approval are: (a) academic excellence, shown by academic performance and may be confirmed by letters of recommendation from university professors
; (b) contribution of candidate’s education in terms of strengthening the scientific capacity in the candidate’s home country; (c) perspectives to a long-term linkage between the home institution and the University of Groningen.
Grant information:

The grant is awarded for a 1 year or 2 years Master’s degree programme.

The grant covers tuition fee, costs of international travel, subsistence, books, and health insurance.  Please note that a considerable number of students apply for this scholarship each year, whereas the University can issue only a limited number of grants.
Grant provider:

University of Groningen
January 15th, 2014. (opening call: October 15th, 2013)

To be nominated the student needs to be (conditionally) admitted to one of the Master's programmes. Nominations will be handled by the admissions officers.

Master's degree programmes: A step-by-step application guide

    First the candidate should apply for admission to a Master's programme at the University of Groningen .
    When the candidate applies for this admission, he or she must indicate on the online application that he/she wishes to be nominated for a Eric Bleumink Fund scholarship.
    If the study programme board agrees with the candidacy for a EBF scholarship, they will send a standard application form including the motivation of the candidate to the Board of the Eric Bleumink Fund prior to 1 March. Per studyprogramme only two candidates can be nominated.
    The Board of the Eric Bleumink Fund will take a decision during their meeting in March.
    The studyprogramme and the candidate will both be informed on the decision taken by the Board.
    If a candidate is selected the coordinator and the candidate will have contact on the details of his or her arrival. If necessary he/she can contact the Board of the Eric Bleumink Fund for extra assistance.

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