University of Groningen offer Eric Bleumink Funds for Master and PhD Students from Developing Countries, Netherlands 2013
About Scholarship: 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 or a doctorate.
Study Subjects: Courses offer by the University
Course Level: Master and PhD
Scholarship By: University of Groningen
Cover: 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.
Duration: 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.
- 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.
Selection Criteria: Candidates who are employed and supported by an institute or university in a Developing country that has signed a cooperation agreement with the University of Groningen and who receive an income from that institution will be given preferential treatment
The criteria for approval are: Academic excellence. This is shown by the academic performance of the students and may be confirmed by letters of recommendation from university professors. The contribution of the candidate’s education in terms of strengthening the scientific capacity in the candidate’s home country. The perspectives of contribution to long-term links between the university in the developing country and the University of Groningen. A proper balance between male and female candidates. Ranging over various disciplines (faculties). Regional variety over different continents. Motivation: it should be made clear by the applicant that requests for other funding have also been submitted (please submit copies of application forms).
Scholarship Open for International Students: This Scholarship program for following Developing Countries : Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Central African Replublic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, China, Colombia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kiribati, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Moldova, Mongolia, Macedonia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Morocco, Nepal, Niger, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Namibia, Niue, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tokelau, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe, East Timor and South Korea
Deadline: Application rounds for the Academic Year 2013-2014 will start in October 2012
Further Information: http://www.rug.nl/prospectiveStudents/scholarships/ericBleumink