Eric Bleumink Scholarship at University of Groningen (Talent Grant) 2015 2016 • The primary objective of the Eric Bleumink Fund, established on 23 May 2000, is to provide financial support to Master’s students and PhD students from developing countries who wish to pursue a Master’s degree (MSc/MA/LL.M.) or a doctorate. The grant is awarded for a 1 year or 2 years Master’s degree programme , which will covers tuition fee, costs of international travel, subsistence, books, and health insurance. For Ph.D programmes , the grants will usually be awarded for a maximum period of four years. To be nominated, the applicant needs to be (conditionally) admitted to one of the Master’s or PhD programmes.
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|Study in: Netherlands
Host Institution: University of Groningen
|Course Level: Master & PhD
Course Starts: annually September
Eric Bleumink Scholarship at University of Groningen-Netherlands 2015/ 2016
CLOSING DATE: January 15th, 2015
Field of Study(s):
Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the University of Groningen.
Applicants from these following developing countries are invited to the Eric Bleumink Scholarship at University of Groningen-Netherlands 2015/ 2016:
Armenia, Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Belize, Benin, Cambodia, Chad, Comoros, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gambia, Georgia, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Kosovo, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Malawi, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Paraguay, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tokelau, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zimbabwe, Korea, Dem. Rep., Timor-Leste, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Congo (Rep.), Côte d’Ivoire, Micronesia (Federated States), Sudan (Rep.), Congo (Dem Rep.), South Sudan, Central African Republic.
Criteria for approval for Eric Bleumink Scholarship at University of Groningen are:
- academic excellence, shown by academic performance and may be confirmed by letters of recommendation from university professors;
- contribution of candidate’s education in terms of strengthening the scientific capacity in the candidate’s home country;
- perspectives to a long-term linkage between the home institution and the University of Groningen.
- For Ph.D programmes , the grants will usually be awarded for a maximum period of four years. Part of the research should be conducted in the home country and part in Groningen.
What does it cover:
The Eric Bleumink Scholarship at University of Groningen covers:
- tuition fee,
- costs of international travel,
- 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.
How to apply:
To be nominated the applicant 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 applicant should apply for admission to a Master’s programme at the University of Groningen.
- When the applicant 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 study programme only two applicants can be nominated.
- The Board of the Eric Bleumink Fund will take a decision during their meeting in March. The study programme and the candidate will both be informed on the decision taken by the Board.
- If an applicant is selected, the coordinator and the applicant 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.
Ph.D programmes: The application should consist of:
- an elaborate research proposal or pre-proposal and
- a letter of recommendation from the academic supervisor describing the benefits of the research for the department and/or the University of Groningen.
- The application may also be submitted by the academic supervisor at the University of Groningen or at the home institute in the developing country. The academic supervisor in Groningen participates in one of the Research Schools or Research Institutes of the University of Groningen .
- Motivation: it should be made clear by the applicant that requests for other funding have also been submitted.
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