European Commission offers Scholarships for Undergraduate/Postgraduate Students from Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam at European Partner Universities, Europe 2013
About Scholarship: AREAS provides scholarships for students, researchers and staff from the Third Countries targeted by the project (Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, The Philippines, Vietnam) in order to study, do research, training or teaching at one of the European Partner Universities (Host Universities).
Objective: To support financially students from Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, The Philippines, and Vietnam.
Study Subject: The project offers mobility opportunities in the various study areas as defined by the European Commission
Course Level: It is open to undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral students and scholars and to academic staff.
Scholarship By: European commission
Location: European Partner Universities
Eligibility: Must be nationals of the Third Countries targeted by the project: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, The Philippines, Vietnam.
-12-month rule must not have resided nor have carried out their main activity (studies, work, etc) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any of the eligible European countries at the time of submitting their application to the partnership.
-This rule does not apply to TG 3 candidates.
-Other scholarships must not have already benefited from a scholarship for the same type of mobility under an Erasmus Mundus Action 2 project.
-Must not have already benefited from another scholarship under this project.
-Satisfy specific eligibility criteria according to the three target group.
-Academic relevance verified through transcripts of records, degrees, work plan proposal, or teaching/working experience
-Language skills, as required for the chosen program
-Letters of recommendation (if applicable)
-Special conditions (disability or economic disadvantage)
Scholarship Open for: Students from Asian countries
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Group A scholarships are available for nationals of: Cambodia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Vietnam and Laos. Group B scholarships are available for nationals of: Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines and Thailand.
Number of awards: Scholarships will be distributed on two cohorts of applicants selected respectively in the year 2012 and 2013 for motilities starting in the same year.
Duration: 1 to 34 months, depending on the level and type of mobility
Cover: Selected grantees will receive a monthly subsistence allowance paid by the Partnership for the duration of the mobility period:
Undergraduate-1,000 euro, Master-1,000 euro, PhD-1,500 euro, Post-doc-1,800 euro, Staff-2,500 euro.
Included in the scholarship, the Partnership will also:
- Pay for the grantees’ travel costs.
- Provide grantees with a high quality individual insurance coverage on health, travel, accident for the duration of the mobility period.
- Waive all university fees at the Host universities. Participants at any level will not be required to pay any fees to the Host universities. Exchange students will continue paying their fees at their university of origin.
Notification: The lists are published on this web site and all applicants are notified by email of the selection outcomes within three months from the Call for Application closing (1stCall for applications). The lists are also submitted to the Education Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission.
Apply: Candidates interested in mobility and the related scholarship must apply during the application period through the online application system provided on this website.
Deadline: 30 Nov 2012
Further Information: http://www.areas.polito.it/