Scholarship: Erasmus Mundus
If you want to get higher education in one of the European countries then European Union offers a fully funded Scholarship by the name of Erasmus Mundus. This scholarship is for Masters and Doctorate programs, and is offered to those students who are willing to study in Europe from developing countries. This prestigious scholarship is exclusively awarded to students that are selected to attend one of the join programs for Erasmus Mundus at Masters or Doctorate level.
Erasmus Mundus Host InstitutionsThe host universities for Erasmus Mundus scholarships are European Universities that are participating under approved Erasmus Mundus Action joint Programs.
Fields of StudyThe scholarship scheme sponsors about 138 Masters Courses and 42 joint Doctorate courses for 2013-2014 session. The scholarship is offered in the fields of Engineering, Humanities and Arts, Manufacturing and Construction, Agriculture and Veterinary, Health and Care, Mathematics and Computing, Science Business, Social Science and Law.
Number of ScholarshipsLots of students have already benefited from this scholarship according to a report about 5,300 Masters Students and 440 Doctoral students, from developing countries, have been awarded Erasmus Mundus Scholarship, during the period of 2009-2013.
Who should apply?All the students who are representing emerging/developing countries and who do not belong to 27 member states of European Union are eligible to apply.
Scholarship value:Erasmus Mundus offers full-time scholarships or fellowships that cover all tuition fees, living cost, traveling and insurance costs of the students. The amount of scholarship is not fixed and can vary according to the level of studies, research and duration of the course. Mostly scholarships for non EU students are higher than for EU students.
Eligibility Criteria:Each Erasmus Mundus program has its own selection criteria and admission procedure. In order to get full information students are advised to contact the institution admission section for detailed information.
Application instructions for Erasmus Mundus ScholarshipIf you are interested in applying for 2014/2015 you are advised to consult the official website of each of the Erasmus Mundus joint programs for Masters and Doctoral scholarships. All the necessary information about the course and application process is available in detail; The Deadline varies from program to program. But mostly the deadline is between October to January annually. Remember to visit the official website (which is given below) for detailed information about the applying process for Erasmus Mundus scholarship. Website: Official Website: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus_mundus/funding/scholarships_students_academics_en.php#1