Type of scholarships:
Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degree scholarships are available on a competitive basis in the period 2024-2027. The scholarships will be available for 4 intakes over a period of four years (in total about 70 scholarships). Scholarships are available for partner countries and for programme countries.
There are additional EMJMD scholarships available for students from targeted regions of the world. These additional scholarships are offered to respond to the external policy priorities of the EU with regard to higher education and take into consideration the different levels of economic and social development in the relevant Partner Countries. The application procedure is the same as for the regular EMJMD scholarships.
These scholarships are available for the following regions:
4 scholarships for candidates from IPA countries: Albania, Bosnia Hercegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro
8 scholarships for candidates from NDICI countries, see erasmusplus-programme guide: 2021-erasmusplus-programme-guide_en.pdf
What do EMJMD Scholarships include?
the students' participation costs (including the tuition fees, library and laboratory costs, full insurance coverage and any other mandatory costs related to the students' participation in the Master);
a monthly allowance for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme of 1400 EURO per month, which covers monthly subsistence allowance, accommodation, travel and installation cost for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme (up to 24 months maximum).
Students with disabilities may receive a contribution to individual needs up to a certain maximum if they fulfil the general eligibility conditions set in the grant agreement.
Besides the EMJMD scholarships, there is a limited number of scholarships with reduced tuition fee available.
What do scholarships with reduced tuition fee include?
These include a reduced tuition fee of EURO 3,000 (excl. VAT) instead of EURO 18,000 (excl. VAT)
Only available for private/natural persons (to whom we send an invoice for the tuition fee), not for employers, government, other scholarship providers.
All other cost for insurance, visa, travel and 24 months cost of living and accommodation are not included and confirmation is needed that funding for these costs is available to be proved by bank statements.
Application procedure for EMJMD scholarships
Apply for admission and EMJMD scholarship for the FRM programme by completing and submitting the online application form available at this website.
Make sure that before you start to apply online, you have collected the documents you need to upload. There is no separate application procedure for Erasmus Mundus scholarship.
At the question in the application form, where you have to indicate how you are going to finance your study, you have to select: Erasmus Mundus scholarship. If you have double nationality, the nationality which you fill in in your online application, together with the passport you have uploaded will be leading to categorize you under either partner or programme country scholarship.
Application procedure for scholarships with reduced tuition fee
Apply for admission and scholarship with reduced tuition fee for the FRM programme by completing and submitting the online application form available at this website.
Make sure that before you start to apply online, you have collected the documents you need to upload. There is no separate application procedure for the scholarship with reduced tuition fee.
At the question in the application form, where you have to indicate how you are going to finance your study, you have to select: “Scholarship with reduced tuition fee”.
Do not to wait till the last moment to submit your application in order to avoid last minute unforeseen problems with submitting your online application.
· Submission deadline for an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship and Scholarship with reduced tuition fee is 8 January 2024, 23.59 hrs Dutch time (partner countries) / 15 February 2024, 23.59 hrs Dutch time (programme countries)
· If you have indicated in your application form that you wish to be considered for one of the scholarships, you will be informed about the outcome of your application for admission and scholarship in the 3rd week of April 2024.
· Applications received after 8 January (partner countries) or 15 February 2024 (programme countries) will be taken into consideration for academic admission, but not for an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship. If there are still places available, the option of scholarship with reduced tuition fee will be considered. If you wish to come with other funding, you have to submit your application and confirm funding by 15 May 2024 at the latest.
· In case you meet the academic admission requirements, ultimate financial confirmation is needed before 15 May 2024 at the latest.
PARTNER AND PROGRAMME COUNTRIES:
More information on what is considered as a partner and what is considered as a programme country can be found here:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, North Macedonia (Republic of), Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia (Republic of), Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey (Republic of)
Partner countries: All other countries
Students whose nationality is one of the Partner Countries count as Partner Country students.
Students whose nationality is one of the Programme Countries count as Programme Country students.
Students with a double nationality (of a Partner and of a Programme Country) must specify the nationality under which they submit their scholarship application.
Please upload both passports as 1 pdf.
Students who have benefitted from an EMJM scholarship are not eligible to apply for an additional scholarship.
The Joint Scholarship Selection Committee (JSSC) of the consortium is responsible for the selection procedure. The Selection Committee consists of one representative of each partner and is chaired by the coordinator of the programme. The JSSC evaluates the applications based on the following selection criteria (maximum score of 100 points): A rating scheme has been developed and will be used by the JSSC prior to the attribution of qualification points.
Scores are given according to the following selection criteria:
A maximum of 30 points for the overall grade of the previous degree (or the preliminary grade status at the time of application, minimum of 120 ECTS), and importance of university in the country where the degree was obtained.
A maximum of 30 points for the marks of relevant study subjects during the previous degree, other relevant academic or extra-academic qualifications, and/or relevant professional/industrial or international experience.
A maximum of 20 qualification points for your motivation. In your application you have to answer 5 motivation questions. The answers you have given to those questions will be evaluated. Criteria for the evaluation are specific reference of the study programme, a clear description of own qualifications and objectives, coherence of the intended career with the study programme, and congruence of the applicant’s motivation of study with the orientation of the study programme.
A maximum of 20 qualification points for the two letters of recommendation. Criteria for the evaluation of the applicants are scientific and personal potential of the candidates, especially with regard to the study programme, relevance of previous studies, and, if applicable, professional qualifications and performance with respect to the scope of the FRM programme.
The added value of a scholarship for the applicant and his/her career will also be considered. Particularly applications from those who have already obtained an MSc degree in a related area from a renowned university will be carefully analysed on motivation.
Based on the application documents, the JSSC proposes the final list of students according to the students’ qualification rank.
Outcome scholarship selection
All applicants who have indicated in their application Erasmus Mundus scholarship, will be informed about the outcome of their application for admission and scholarship in the 3rd week of April 2024.
Upon the successful completion of all the components of the master course, the student will be awarded the following degrees:
MSc degree in Water and Sustainable Development - Flood Risk Management
Master of Science in Hydro Science and Engineering
Erasmus Mundus Master of Science in Flood Risk Management
With one diploma supplement
Applicants for and Erasmus Mundus scholarship will be notified regarding academic admission after the scholarship selection has taken place. If you do not agree with the decision of the Committee on academic admission and scholarship selection and feel that the consortium/partnership has not handled your application in line with the application and selection procedures as described on the website, you have the possibility to appeal.
You will need to do this within seven days following notification, stating in a letter addressed to the Committee why you disagree with the decision made, providing clear justifications. You need to send the letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your appeal will be analysed by the Selection Committee and if justified, your application will be re-evaluated.
You will be informed about the final decision within 14 days.
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