University of Groningen Talent Grant: Eric Bleumink Fund, Netherlands

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University of Groningen NetherlandsSelection criteria

  • Purposes: Master programme, Master (MSc/MA/LL.M.), Ph.D.
  • Programmes: All

Eligible candidates:
Criteria for approval are:

  1. academic excellence, shown by academic performance and may be confirmed by letters of recommendation from university professors;
  2. contribution of candidate’s education in terms of strengthening the scientific capacity in the candidate’s home country;
  3. perspectives to a long-term linkage between the home institution and the University of Groningen.

Grant information:
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.

Countries of origin:
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, South Korea

Grant provider: University of Groningen
Deadline: January 15th, 2013.

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

  1. First the candidate should apply for admission to a Master’s programme at the University of Groningen .
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The Board of the Eric Bleumink Fund will take a decision during their meeting in March.
  5. The studyprogramme and the candidate will both be informed on the decision taken by the Board.
  6. 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.

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40 comments on “University of Groningen Talent Grant: Eric Bleumink Fund, Netherlands

  1. Hai, I am Ira simatupang, I am an obgyn doctor for my speciality in medical doctor , I am interested for oncology gynecology subject, and I hear university of Groningen, the Netherland is the best for that subject, Could I take my PhD in oncology gynecology in this university, Thanks, your sincerelly, Ira Simatupang, MD

  2. Hello, I’m Dewi from small and rural city, Pagar Alam. I have been working as civil servant for this city. I wish to know whether you have the scholarship for a civil servant. If you should have, please send me all information about that. For information, I have a graduate degree in civil Engineering and work for Department Public Work. Thanks for your attention, best regards Dewi Satriana

  3. Hi, i am Arafatur Rahaman from Bangladesh & i’m looking for Foreign MBA .
    Pls inform me about way of getting scholarship………..& eligibility……………

  4. Hi, my name is amie from Indonesia. I’m working as a lecturer in universitas negeri jakarta. I am interested in PhD program for early childhood education. Is there is a chance for me to get the scholarship. I would like to thank you for any information about the subject. Please kindly reply,best regards.

  5. Hello my name is eko prilianto s, I am a public servant at indonesian trade ministry and I am interested in your phd sholarship program, right now I am holding my master degree in international trade law from university of Indonesia, hopefully I have the chance to elevate my law degree at your excelent universit and I am hoping you can explain the qualification for sholarship thank you very much.
    Sincerely yours
    Eko Prilianto Sudradjat

  6. Hello, my name is Ica. I’m from Indonesia. I really interest in getting a scholarship there, in Groningen. Please let me know if there’s any chance for me. I’m studying psychologist in Padjadjaran University for now. Let me know more, thanks.

  7. Hei guys up there, don’t be such a lazy person, open the university website, find the program, read the requirements, and send the application. And after you have been accepted by the program, then apply for the scholarship. Period.


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