Sunday, January 15, 2017

Metropolia UAS Scholarships for non-EU/EEA students Finland, 2017

🗓Deadline: 9 May 2017 🏛Bachelor & Master On 15 December 2015 the Finnish Parliament has decided to impose tuition fees for n... thumbnail 1 summary
đź—“Deadline: 9 May 2017

🏛Bachelor & Master



On 15 December 2015 the Finnish Parliament has decided to impose tuition fees for non-EU/EEA citizens. The fees will concern non-EU/EEA degree students who start their studies in English-taught Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes in August 2017 or after that. Metropolia UAS offers scholarship system for non-EU/EEA students.


Eligibility

  • Non EU/EEA International student
  • Good entrance exams result.
  • Top 50% of admitted student.


Benefits

Per each degree programme it is agreed that 50% of the applicants coming outside EU / EEA countries, having the most successful results in the entrance examination, will receive a full exemption from the tuition fee in the first academic year, if they have applied for the scholarship.

During the 2.-4. academic years, a scholarship covering 75% of the yearly tuition fee will be granted provided that the student has accrued:


  • a minimum of 55 credits (ECTS) during the previous academic year (ending on 31st July​) in a Bachelor degree programme. The study credits must be included in the degree. 
  • a minimum of 25 credits (ECTS) during the previous semester (autumn semester ending  31.12. and spring semester ending 31.7.) in a Master degree programme. The study credits must be included in the degree. 

In years 2-4, the remaining 25% of a student’s tuition fee may be waived if the school determines that it is justified based on social, health, or other reasons.


Application

If you are obliged to pay the tuition fee and want to apply for a scholarship, fill in the online application form by 9 May 2017 the latest.

Attach a copy of your residence permit card to the scholarship application.

Please note: Scholarships in Metropolia UAS cover only the tuition fee, not living costs.

Scholarship notices will be sent to scholarship recipients by 30 June 2017.