University of Groningen offers Talent Grant for Developing Countries through the Eric Bleumink funds. Grants are available for pursuing master programme, master (MSc/MA/LL.M.) and PhD programme at University of Groningen. The grant covers tuition fee, costs of international travel, subsistence, books, and health insurance. The grant is awarded for a 1 year or 2 years Master’s degree programme. To be nominated the student needs to be (conditionally) admitted to one of the Master’s programmes. The application deadline is January 15th, 2014.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to learn any of the courses offered by the University of Groningen.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Master programme, Master (MSc/MA/LL.M.), PhD programme at University of Groningen.
Scholarship Provider: University of Groningen
Scholarship can be taken at: Netherlands
- 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.
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.
Scholarship Description: 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.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): The grant is awarded for a 1 year or 2 years Master’s degree programme.
What does it 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.
Notifications: 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.
How to Apply: To be nominated the student 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 candidate should apply for admission to a Master’s programme at the University of Groningen .
- When the candidate 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 studyprogramme only two candidates can be nominated.
- The Board of the Eric Bleumink Fund will take a decision during their meeting in March.
- The studyprogramme and the candidate will both be informed on the decision taken by the Board.
- If a candidate is selected the coordinator and the candidate 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.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 15th, 2014.
Note: Applications will be open from October 15th, 2013.