Spanish partner offers grants for non-EU master’s students
Spanish partner Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) offers 18 enrolment aid grants for foreign non-EU resident students who intend to begin an official master’s degree in 2011/12. Applications must be submitted between 5 and 16 September 2011.
Conditions of the grants
1. This aid covers only the additional cost of enrolment in official master’s degrees, including additional course credits, which must be paid by foreign students who are not residents of the EU, as approved by the Board of Trustees for the 2011/12 academic year.
2. For enrolment in interuniversity master’s degrees the aid will only be available for programmes coordinated by the UAB, and therefore, when enrolment takes place at the UAB.
3. This call only includes university master’s degrees which are subject to specific price regulations and offered by UAB centres. The list of master’s degrees can be consulted in the annexed file.
In order to apply for a grant, students must meet the following requirements:
– Be a foreign student not residing in the countries considered to be members of the European Union.
The countries considered to be members of the European Union, whose residents are not eligible to apply for these grants are: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands and United Kingdom.
– Have been accepted into an official master’s degree in the first round of pre-registration open until 17 June 2011 (those on the waiting list cannot apply).
Have an excellent academic record.
– Enrolled in a minimum of 60 credits, except in cases where the total number of credits in the annual plan for the master’s degree is less than 60. In these cases, students must accredit their enrolment in all credits offered by the master’s degree in the academic year in which the grant is applied for.
Application and deadline
All those interested in applying can do so by filling in the forms available at the UAB website.
The results of the applications will be announced as follows:
1. A provisional list of grant holders will be published in the first two weeks of September.
2. Once the provisional list is published there will be a period of 10 days for appeals.
3. The final list of grant holders will be published on 15 November 2011.