Author Topic: Friends Scholarship for Master Students at Maastricht University in Netherlands, 2014  (Read 288 times)


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The Friends of Maastricht University (UM) is offering scholarship for international students (South America, Africa or Asia.) for 2014-2015. Scholarship is available for pursuing master’s programs in Globalisation and Development Studies at Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University. The scholarship is meant to be a contribution in the tuition fee of the master’s program at UM with a maximum of 12 months. Application deadline is 1st February 2014.

Study Subject (s): Scholarship is provided in the field of Globalization and Development Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offered by the Maastricht University in Netherlands.

Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing master’s degree level at Maastricht University in Netherlands.

Scholarship Provider: The Friends of Maastricht University (is an initiative of the University Fund Limburg/SWOL).

Scholarship can be taken at: Netherlands

Eligibility: The Friends Scholarship offers subsidies for young talented students are participating in the Master Globalization and Development Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University starting in September 2014.

Note: candidates must meet all the requirements of the application procedure. Applicants should hold a passport from an emerging country in South America, Africa or Asia.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of South America (Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Venezuela, Chile, Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and  Falkland Islands), Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe.) or Asia (Afghanistan, Bahrain , Bangladesh ,Bhutan ,Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, India Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea North, Korea South, Kuwait Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Oman Pakistan, The Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore ,Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen) can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Friends of Maastricht University (UM) is an initiative of the University Fund Limburg/SWOL. The University Fund seeks private funding to allow talented international students to follow master’s programs at Maastricht University. Gifts and donations are brought together in the Friends Scholarship. This scholarship provides an opportunity to experience the Problem-Based Learning educational model at UM, but also gives the scholarship recipient the opportunity to learn from other cultures by becoming a part of UM’s international academic community.

Number of award(s):Not Known

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered for maximum of 12 months.

What does it cover? The scholarship is meant to be a contribution in the tuition fee of the master’s program at UM with a maximum of 12 months. The period of the scholarship starts and ends at the dates mentioned in the award letter.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Applicants will be informed about the selection outcome in April.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1st February 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application