Open from 1 January 2019.
Deadline 15 February 2019.
Mahmoud S. Rabbani Scholarship – Lutfia Rabbani Foundation
The Mahmoud S. Rabbani Scholarship is named in honour of the founder of the Lutfia Rabbani Foundation. It is intended for Arab students who have been accepted into a Masters or PhD programme in the Netherlands.
The goal of this scholarship, besides fostering interaction between Arab and European students, is to provide the means for students seeking to broaden their own horizons. In keeping with the foundation’s mission, all areas of study are eligible for the grant, and primary requirements are that applicants must have a firm grasp of English, or the language their program will be in. The scholarship is designed for dynamic students with an interest in fostering the formation of ties between these two regions.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- All areas of study are eligible for the grant.
English or the language of study if that is not English.
EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, AND OTHER COUNTRIES THAT ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST OR NORTH AFRICA.
One academic year
- The Foundation’s scholarship is only valid for the academic year for which the application is made.
- The scholarship is open to Arab students who have been accepted into a Masters or a Ph.D programme in the Netherlands.
- The candidate should have a good knowledge of English and/or of the language of study if that is not English is necessary.
- No support will be provided retroactively, i.e. to expenses linked to a Master or PhD programme that have already been implemented.
Criteria for the evaluation:
- Academic excellence.
- Personal growth: Assessing the contribution the proposed field of study would have on the applicant’s continued academic and professional development and/or its potential for impact in the local context.
- Strong motivation in line with the ideals of the Lutfia Rabbani Foundation’s goal of promoting Euro-Arab dialogue and understanding.
- Financial need.
- The maximum amount of an MSR scholarship is €15,000.
Apply for a university in Netherlands for a Master or PhD program.
- If you have been accepted, apply for the scholarship through this form.
- Necessary documents are:
- Motivation and purpose statement (in English).
- Curriculum Vitae (in English).
- Copy of passport plus an additional current passport photo in colour.
- Copies of degrees or diplomas with academic transcripts (with English translation).
- Appropriately signed references from two academic referees.
- Letter of acceptance from Host University in the Netherlands.
- An official course description of the programme offered by the Host University.
- Budget: please provide a detailed financial overview including tuition fees and living expenses, as well as other sources of income to cover your study in the Netherlands for the academic year you are applying. The maximum amount that may be awarded is € 15,000 for the academic year.
- Signed and dated MSR Scholarship Application Form.
Please send all of the documents listed above to [email protected]
A final decision will be shared with selected applicants by the end of March 2019.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Mohammed Nour Allah Kseibati / Syria “
Reviewed by” Sohair Ahmed ElMeligy/ Egypt ”
MARJ3 Scholarships team