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Federal Government Scholarship for International Students at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University | Netherland

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University offering the Netherland Scholarship to international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands.

Offered annually? Yes

Sponsors: The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

To be taken at: The Netherlands

About the Award: The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as well as Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. This scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s at RSM.

Type: Bachelors, Masters

Selection Criteria:

  • Prospective students for the IBA programme at RSM need to prove their excellence. Excellence in previous education is proven if the grade point average achieved at secondary school (measured to date) is at least the equivalent of the Dutch grade of 8.0 on the Dutch grading scale 1 – 10;
  • For prospective students who have also attended higher education after secondary education grades obtained in higher education will be considered as well. The RSM Scholarship Committee will decide on the local grade equivalents for the Dutch grade of 8.0 using (a.o.) the grade information included in the Nuffic country modules;
  • Only students who are not recipients of any other scholarships exceeding the amount € 5,000 in total in that same academic year can apply for the scholarship;
  • By accepting this scholarship you agree to assist the RSM Recruitment and Admissions Office in the role of an Ambassador with promotional and support activities for approximately 8 hours per month during the academic year;
  • By accepting this scholarship, you agree to start your visa procedure before 1 June 2018. RSM holds the right to cancel your scholarship if you have not started your visa procedure and holds the right to offer the scholarship to a student on the waiting list.

Eligibility: To be eligible, fulfill the following:

  • Your nationality is non-EEA;
  • You are a prospective student, starting your studies in the academic year 2018/2019;
  • You are applying for a full-time bachelor’s or master’s programme at RSM;
  • You meet the specific requirements of the programme you are applying for;
  • You do not have a degree from an educational institution in the Netherlands (excluding exchange programmes in the Netherlands).

In principle, a fair distribution of scholarships over the various programmes will take place. This principle may be deviated from and priority may be given to applicants for certain programmes. Additionally, the school may strive for a certain distribution over the continents.

Value of Scholarship: 

  • The scholarship amounts to € 5,000 for maximum 12 months, one academic year;
  • You will receive this only in the first year of your studies. This is not a full scholarship;
  • The amount will be transferred in two instalments (November 2017 and February 2018) after you have paid the full tuition fee amount.

Duration of sponsorship: 1-year

How to Apply

The first step is to register for the IBA programme in Studielink.

Note that it is not possible to apply for a scholarship in Studielink! Once you have registered yourself, you will receive a link for online application form (OLAF). Please upload your application documents and a scholarship application letter (max. 1 A4 size page) in OLAF. The application letter should include the following information:

  • an explanation why you would need a scholarship, comprising a description of your current financial situation;
  • an explanation why you would deserve a scholarship, comprising a description of academic excellence and if applicable other merits;
  • clear financial plan of how you are going to finance year 2 and 3 of the IBA programme;
  • a signed statement indicating that other scholarships awarded do not exceed the amount of € 5,000 in total;
  • if applicable: certified copies of other scholarships granted.

Visit the Scholarship Webpage for Details.

Application Deadline: 31st January, 2018.

Paid 5 Months Traineeship | European Commission Travel

About

A Traineeship at the European Commission is much more than just a professional experience. Each Batch of Trainees organizes a huge range of non-formal learning, social activities, from football to wine-tasting and much in between – in true bureaucratic fashion, each with its own organizing committee. There are usually 40-50 of such activities to choose from.

The main social committee is the Trainees’ Committee, which organizes parties and social events in Brussels and Luxembourg. Among the most popular events are the Job Fair, which is meant to help you work out your next steps in your professional life, and the prestigious Euroball.

Apply for a paid traineeship of 5 months with the European Commission (or some executive bodies and agencies of the European Institutions like, for instance, the European External Action Service or Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation), starting on either 1st March or 1st October.

Offered annually? Twice in a year (Bi-annually)

Eligible Countries: All

To be taken at (country): Any allocated country in Europe within the EU

Eligible Field of Study: None. Interested candidate can only apply for one type of traineeship at a time – administrative or translation.

Award Provider: The European Commission.

Type: Internships/Jobs

Eligibility: The traineeship programme is open to university graduates, from all over the world who have a:

  1. Degree of at least 3 years of study (minimum a Bachelor);
  2. Very good knowledge of English or French or German (C1/C2 level in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages);
  3. Very good knowledge of a second EU official language (required for nationals of EU countries).

Candidate must have completed at least 3-years of study with a degree to apply for a Blue Book traineeship. Only if you have a certificate or an official confirmation from your university that you have at least a 3-year degree will you be eligible to apply.

Candidate can apply once per session but as many times as you want until you are finally selected. If you do not pass the pre-selection, or you are in the Blue Book but not selected for a traineeship, you will have to submit again your application. It will undergo again the pre-selection with no guarantee that you will successfully pass it and be in the Blue Book again.

Selection Criteria: Candidates are anonymously evaluated in the assessment phase by two different evaluators, on the basis of following criteria:

  • Level of education (a full university degree of at least three years of studies is mandatory);
  • Language level in one of the three European Commission working/procedural languages (English, French, German) other than your mother tongue/s (mandatory);
  • Language level in the remaining European official languages and/or non EU-languages, if applicable;
  • Relevance of work experience, if applicable;
  • International profile – experience of living/working abroad (mobility);
  • Motivation and quality of reasoning;
  • IT Skills, organizational skills, publications and rare domains of study.

If they successfully pass the first phase of the pre-selection, candidates are “pre-identified” and admitted to the second phase of the pre-selection, i.e. verification of supporting documents/eligibility check.

For the level of education, candidates can send:

  • the certificate/s with the final grade/s clearly mentioned;
  • the Europass Diploma Supplement, if available;
  • university transcripts.

Up to three relevant work experiences can be mentioned in the application. Only work experience that is related to the profile that is selected and lasted, uninterruptedly, more than 6 weeks should be declared. Traineeships made during university courses are already assessed as part of the education and shall not be mentioned as work experiences.

Number of Awardees: Not specified. Every year, there are about 1,300 places available.

Value of Traineeship: 

  • You will receive a monthly grant of 1,159.40 € as of 1st March 2017 and reimbursement of travel expenses. Accident and health insurance can also be provided.
  • hands-on experience in an international and multicultural environment. This can be an important enrichment for your further career.
  • Visa costs and related medical fees may be reimbursed together with the travel expenditures.

Duration of Traineeship: March 2018-July 2018

How to Apply

Visit the Official Portal to apply

Visit Traineeship Webpage for details

Application Deadline: 31st August, 2017.

PhD Studentship in Composite Modelling at University of Exeter UK, 2017/18 – Apply Now

GKN Aerospace funded PhD Studentship is available in Composite Modelling at the University of Exeter.  The successful applicants will receive a full university scholarship over 3.5 years of £17,000 per annum + £2,000 per annum + budget for a computer.

This GKN Aerospace PhD Scholarship will develop new hybrid multiscale methods to simulate out-of-autoclave dry fibre forming and infusion processes to predict the formation of manufacturing induced defects such as porosity and wrinkles.

The University of Exeter is a public research university in Exeter, Devon, South West England, United Kingdom.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Studentship is awarded in Composite Modelling: Hybrid multiscale methods to simulate out-of-autoclave composite manufacturing processes

Scholarship Award: The successful applicants will receive a full university scholarship over 3.5 years of £17,000 per annum + £2,000 per annum + budget for a computer, all sponsored by industrial partners GKN Aerospace.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: Students should have or expect to achieve at least a 2:1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in Engineering or Mathematics. Experience in composite materials and/or numerical methods (e.g. finite elements) is desirable.

Nationality: UK/EU students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: If English is not student’s first language they will need to meet the English language requirements and provide proof of proficiency.

How to Apply

To apply, complete the online form. They will be asked to submit some personal details and upload a full CV, covering letter and details of two academic referees. Your covering letter should outline your academic interests, prior research experience and reasons for wishing to undertake this project.

Application Form

Scholarship Link

Application Deadline: 9th July, 2017.
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