February 1, 2019.
University application deadline: 1 May 2019.
UFL Elisabeth Strouven Scholarship – Maastricht University
Maastricht University is inviting applications for Master’s Degree Scholarships to study in Netherlands 2019.
The Elisabeth Strouven Fund has provided financial support to organizations and associations in and around Maastricht for more than 50 years. This support has aided various initiatives designed to improve society. In addition to support of social and community projects, the fund also supports cultural initiatives and in 2017 they added a third initiative which supports nature conservation and nature development projects.
Maastricht University (UM) is the most international university in the Netherlands and, with 16,300 students and 4,300 employees, is still growing. The university stands out for its innovative education model, international character and multidisciplinary approach to research and education.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Global Health.
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- The Elisabeth Strouven scholarship is open to talented young students registered for the the Master in Global Health at Maastricht University
- Prospective candidates must hold a passport from an emerging country in South America, Africa or Asia and meet the requirements for obtaining a Dutch visa (MVV residence permit).
- They especially urge female candidates with a background in health sciences, healthcare policy, innovation and chronic care, to apply for this scholarship.
- Successful candidates must meet all application requirements:
- You have a relevant bachelor’s degree from a non-EEA university (note: in this case, you always need to pass a GRE-test), or you have a relevant university master’s degree. (Obtained before 1 September 2019).
- English Language Requirement: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University. Required scores are:
– IELTS (6.5)
– TOEFL Paper-based test (575)
– TOEFL Internet test (90)
– TOEIC listening and reading (720) and speaking and writing (310)
– or similar accredited certification
- GRE test: Some candidates need to pass a GRE test. The GRE is a standardised test. The exam aims to measure verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing, and critical thinking skills. Required scores are:
Verbal reasoning: 144, Quantitative reasoning: 144, Analytical writing: 3.0
- The €30,000 scholarship is a contribution towards your costs of living, the costs of tuition fees, visas and insurance for a maximum period of 13 months.
To apply for the scholarship, you need to apply for admissions to the Master in Global Health at Maastricht University. Once applicants have submitted their application via Studielink, they will receive a student ID number. This number is essential in order to complete and submit the Scholarship Application Form.
Applying via Studielink
You can register for a study programme via Studielink. In Studielink, you will have to indicate which programme you would like to register for (Global Health). After registration in Studielink, you should directly upload your documents.
If you are registered in a Dutch municipality, you can only register using your DigiD. If you do not yet have a DigiD, you will need to request one. If you do not (yet) live in the Netherlands, you still register via Studielink, but you will not be able to use DigiD. Instead, you create a Studielink account yourself and UM will check your personal details.
After you have registered in Studielink, you will receive an email from UM within 24 hours. This email contains your personal student number and a password. You can use this information to access the MyUM portal, the intranet of UM.
In order to complete your registration, you need to upload several documents via MyUM as soon as possible, at least before the application deadline.
Please note: If you accidently upload a wrong document in the MyUM portal, you can no longer remove it from your digital file. However, you can still upload the right document, but this does not replace the incorrect one. UM judges which documents are right.
- A recent passport picture: the passport picture must satisfy certain requirements.
- A copy of your valid, on 1 September 2019, passport: make a copy of the page with your personal details. Save this copy as ‘passport copy’ and not as ‘passport picture’.
- A copy of your most recent certified grades transcript and a copy of your certified diploma if you have obtained it. If you have not graduated yet, you can upload your official grades transcript from your bachelor programme.
Additional required documents:
- Your curriculum vitae
- Copy of your language test with sufficient results
- GRE score report (if applicable) also send by email to: [email protected]
- Only complete applications will be reviewed.
- All documents should be in English, Dutch or German. If your diploma is in a different language, than a certified translation is required.
Message about admission
Based on the documents you have submitted and the admission procedure for your chosen programme, the UM decides on whether to admit you. Once UM has made a decision on your admissibility, you will be informed about this by email.
Scholarships candidates will be ranked according to educational degree of excellence and experiences. The board of The Elisabeth Strouven Foundation will make the final decision. Applicants will be notified of the decision in writing.
Questions about the application and selection procedures? Contact Ms. Lori Mees at [email protected].
Scholarship awardees will receive more information about the UM Pre-Academic Training programme and arrival in Maastricht upon receiving their award letters. The UM Pre-Academic Training is a three-week mandatory component of the Elisabeth Strouven Scholarship. The Pre-Academic Training takes place in August 2019.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Mohammed Nour Allah Kseibati / Syria “
Reviewed by” Sohair Ahmed ElMeligy/ Egypt ”
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