MEDFOR Student Scholarships

MEDFOR STUDENTS SCHOLARSHIPS

Eramus Mundus Scholarships

In 2018 around 15 to 20 Erasmus Mundus scholarships will be available.

Erasmus Mundus Partner country Scholarships:

These scholarships can be awarded to masters students from all countries other than the 28 EU member states and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey.

However, you must comply with the 12 months rule: You must not have been a resident nor have carried out main activity (studies, work etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in one of the above mentioned states.

The scholarship amounts to a total of € 49,000
- A maximum of 3.000 € per year for travels costs and 1. 000 € for accommodation;
- 9.000 € per year for contribution to participation costs (paid directly to the university in which you are enrolled) ; matriculation at two host universities, EMJMC administrative costs, access to all facilities and insurance;
- A maximum of 24.000€, monthly allowances of 1000 € each.

Programme country Scholarships

• These scholarships can be awarded to any student from one of the 28 EU member states and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey.

The scholarship amounts to a total of € 35,000

- 1.000 € per year for travel costs, installation and other type of costs
- 4.500 € per year as a contribution to participation costs costs (paid directly to the university in which you are enrolled); registration at two or three host universities, EMMC administrative costs, access to all facilities, insurance
- 24.000€ - monthly allowances

For both Programme and Partner country categories please note:

1. You must spend your study period in at least two of the consortium partner countries.
2. If you hold an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship, these two countries must be different from the country in which you obtained your last university degree.
3. The mandatory mobility periods cannot be replaced by virtual mobility.
4. You may fulfil a 30 ECTS period in another institution, such as an associated partner
5. You are not entitled to receive the scholarship, when spending part of the EMJMD course in your country of residence.

The Erasmus Mundus scholarship is managed by the Consortium.

For more information please check:

https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/opportunities/individuals/s...

Self-financed students

It is possible to be admitted to the MEDfOR Master Programme, even though you are not awarded an Erasmus Mundus scholarship. You will then have to cover the MEDfOR tuition fees and the living costs by yourself
The application procedure is the same as described for scholarship students, and admission is based on the same academic criteria.
If you are looking for sources of funding to support your Erasmus Mundus study, you are advised to first, search for national sources of funding in your home country. Contact your relevant ministries for information as well as the embassies/representations of the countries that you would like to study in.

ERASMUS + MASTER LOANS
Higher education students who want to complete a full study programme at Master level on another Programme Country may be able to apply for an EU-guaranteed loan to contribute to their costs.

Information available at:
https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/opportunities/organisations...
http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/sites/erasmusplus/files/libr...

Erasmus + :
Funding for mobility will be possible during one semester or two semesters, of the second year with an Erasmus + scholarship for self-funded students.

Please, check also this other sources of funding. We will try to keep it update!

SEVERAL COUNTRIES

Aga Khan Foundation
For Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique.
http://www.akdn.org/akf_scholarships.asp
The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students who have no other means of financing their studies. The Foundation assists students with tuition fees and living expenses only.

OFID Scholarship Award
Full scholarship for Nationals of developing countries (except OFID member countries).
(http://www.ofid.org/ABOUT-US/Member-Countries)
http://www.ofid.org/FOCUS-AREAS/Beyond-the-scope/Scholarship-Award
http://www.scholars4dev.com/4021/ofid-scholarships-in-international-deve...

Spanish Government Scholarships for International Students
For International student to study in SPAIN
http://www.scholars4dev.com/2655/spanish-government-scholarships-for-int...
http://www.aecid.es/EN/grants-and-assistantships

Italian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students
For International student to study in ITALY
http://www.scholars4dev.com/3282/italian-government-scholarships-for-int...
Only up to 9 months.

Fundação Millenium BCP.
Scholarships for students from African Countries of Portuguese Official Language and also Timor to study in Portugal
http://ind.millenniumbcp.pt/pt/Institucional/fundacao/Pages/fundacao_bol...

For Muslin students

http://www.kff.com/
http://www.advance-africa.com/King-Faisal-Foundation-Scholarships.html#_...

AFRICA

For Algerian students:

http://www.scholarshipportal.com/scholarships/algeria

Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarships
Need-based international scholarships for students from developing countries (including African nations) to gain funding for university at home and abroad.
http://www.wellsmountainfoundation.org/scholarships (VER)

ASIA

INDIA

Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation scholarships

Scholarships for Indian students to study abroad in North America or Europe. Applicants must be under 30 and reside in India at the time of application. For undergraduate and postgraduate study. Other restrictions apply.
http://inlaksfoundation.org/inlaks-scholarship.aspx#Inlaks%20Scholarship

J.N. Tata Endowment for the Higher Education of Indians
Grants and loans to study abroad.
http://www.dorabjitatatrust.org/index.php

K. C. Mahindra Scholarships for Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
http://www.kcmet.org/what-we-do-Scholarship-Grants.aspx
Grants to postgraduate studies abroad. Up to 50 scholarships will be awarded for a maximum of two years

SOUTH AMERICA

Fundátion Carolina
For students from Argentina, Bolivia , Brasil, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú, República Dominicana, Uruguay , Venezuela to study in SPAIN.
http://www.fundacioncarolina.es/
http://www.needcollegemoney.org/the-carolina-foundation-in-spain-opens-2...
La fecha prevista de apertura de la próxima convocatoria es diciembre 2015

Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies in Energy and the Environment in Spain
Spanish, Mexican, Brazilian or US nationality.
http://www.fundacioniberdrolaespana.org/webfund/corporativa/iberdrola?ID...

BRASIL

Programa Ciência Sem Fronteiras
Offers scholarships from 12 to 24 months.
http://www.cienciasemfronteiras.gov.br/web/csf/mestrado-profissional

CNPq Scholarships
the Brazilian organization CNPq lists a number of international scholarships for Brazilian students to study around the world.
http://www.cnpq.br/web/guest/apresentacao13

MEXICO

Becas Magdalena O. Vda. De Brockmann
http://www.becasmob.org.mx/convocatoria/perfil-del-becario
http://www.conicyt.cl/becas-conicyt/category/bases-concursales/becas-en-...
The scholarships are granted to Mexicans who want to undertake a Masters of quality in a recognized university abroad. Opens in March

EQUADOR

Several “becas” for students.
http://programasbecas.educacionsuperior.gob.ec/

CHILE

For chileans who want to undertake a Master in a university abroad.
http://www.conicyt.cl/becas-conicyt/sobre-becas-conicyt/que-es-becas-con...
http://www.mineduc.cl/index.php?id_portal=60
Currently close, it will open in March.

EUROPE

CZECH REPUBLIC

The Zdenek Bakala Foundation’s SCHOLARSHIP
http://www.bakalafoundation.org/en/vzdelani/scholarship/

SPAIN

Fundación Barrié
For Spanish who want to undertake their studies abroad.
Currently close it will open in January.
http://www.fundacionbarrie.org/es/component/content/article/9-becas/887-...

Obra Social "la Caixa" postgraduate scholarships

Scholarships offered by the philanthropic work division of the "la Caixa" savings bank for master's degree and doctoral students.
http://obrasocial.lacaixa.es/ambitos/becas/europa_ca.html

Pedro Barrié de la Maza Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship program for graduate students, who are Spanish citizens residing in Galicia (or who are of Galician descent).
http://www.iie.org/Programs/Pedro-Barrie-de-la-Maza-Foundation-Scholarship

GREECE

Scholarships for Hellenes to study abroad

Onassis Grant
http://www.onassis.gr/en/scholarships-greeks.php

Lilian Voudouri Scholarship
http://www.european-funding-guide.eu/other-financial-assistance/14111-li...
http://www.lilianvoudouri.gr/

Eugenes Foundation
Offers scholarships to study abroad
http://www.eugenfound.edu.gr/

Bakalas Bros Foundation
Scholarships for postgraduate studies abroad on condition that candidates originate from Arkdia. (in greek)
http://www.bakalas-foundation.gr/

Bodossaki Foundation
http://www.bodossaki.gr/en/home

TURKEY

TEV
TEV gives scholarships for abroad studies since 1969 in order to enrich the source of manpower in our country and to support the development of senior executives and specialized people who are highly needed in Turkey.
http://english.tev.org.tr/scholarships/detail/Scholarships-for-Abroad-St...
http://www.trscholarships.org/index.php/en/turkiye-burslari/burs-program...

ITALY

University of Padova Scholarships for All Degree Courses
The University of Padova can handle regional funds to finance low-income students, both Italian and foreign, who have a good academic record and pursuing a degree at the University. The scholarship consists partly of money and partly of services, such as accommodation and meals at the University canteens.

The University of Padova also offers Gini Foundation Grants to support International Students who plan to attend a period of study or specialization at departments of the University of Padova in the scientific fields of Agriculture, Engineering or Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences.
http://www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees-scholarships-tax-relief-schemes

FURTHER INFORMATION, WEBSITES AND FUNDATIONS

Soros Foundation - Open Society Foundation
http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants

International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search
http://www.iefa.org/

If you have any doubts, or need advice, please contact the MEDfOR secretariat, Catarina Tavares: ctavares@isa.ulisboa.pt