Saturday, October 28, 2017

Erasmus International Credit Mobility Scholarships, 2018

Deadline: 31/10/2017 Degree: Bachelor, Masters, MBA, PhD & Research Scholarship Description: Over the last 30 years, the European... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 31/10/2017

Degree: Bachelor, Masters, MBA, PhD & Research

Scholarship Description: Over the last 30 years, the European Commission has funded the Erasmus programme, which has enabled more than 3 million European students to benefit from an international experience by performing part of their studies in another higher education institution (HEI) in different European countries. The Erasmus + programme now opens this opportunity to HEIs from other parts of the world. Under the International Credit Mobility (ICM), an HEI in a partner country can send its students on a study mobility to a partner HEI in a Program Country and vice versa.

Eligibility:

A. Students must be enrolled at UMinho or in a partner Institution of Higher Education and enrolled in a level of studies leading to a recognized degree or a tertiary level of recognized qualification.
B. For Undergraduate and Integrated Master Studies: students must be enrolled at least in the second year of their higher studies to be eligible to undertake a period of mobility.
C. For Master Studies: students must have completed at least one semester at the institution of origin before completing a period of mobility.
D. For Doctorate Studies: students must have completed at least one year of studies and already have a research project.
E. Teaching and non-teaching Staff: must have a contractual relationship with UMinho or a partner institution in order to be eligible to apply for a scholarship.

Benefits: Stay Allowance
Students mobility (SMS) Mobility periods: 5 months From UMinho to the partner countries: 650 EUR/month From the partner countries to UMinho: 800 EUR/month
Staff mobility (STA / STT) Mobility periods: 5 days + 2 travel days. The per diem amount: From UMinho to the partner countries: 160 EUR/day From the partner countries to UMinho: 120 EUR/day
Travel distances-Amount
Between 100 and 499 km 180 EUR
Between 500 and 1999 km 275 EUR
Between 2000 and 2999 km 360 EUR
Between 3000 and 3999 km 530 EUR
Between 4000 and 7999 km 820 EUR
8000 km or more 1100 EUR

Application: Application via online mode.

Copy of the passport (or other identification documents);
Curriculum Vitae, using the Europass format; – Certificates of language skills (compulsory,
if required by the host institution); – Letter of Motivation (maximum one page), explaining the reasons for the application, specific competencies, academic interests, professional experience, commitment to return to the country of origin and benefits that the mobility grant will bring to the candidate and its context;
Proof of registration/contractual relationship with UMinho/Partner Institutions.
Students/Teaching and non-teaching staff from Partner Universities who wish to carry out a mobility period under UMOVE(ME) must submit their application online. Students/Teaching and non-teaching Staff from the University of Minho who wish to carry out a mobility period under UMOVE(ME) must submit their application online.

Scholarship Website: https://alunos.uminho.pt/EN/students/mobilityprograms/Pages/ICM.aspx