MEDFOR Student Scholarships

MEDFOR STUDENTS SCHOLARSHIPS

MEDFOR Consortium

University of Lleida:

Two scholarships of 12,000 euros will be offered to two students to start their MEDfOR studies in the University of Lleida.
One scholarship from Fundation Catalunya La Pedrera will be available for Spanish candidates, to start their MEDfOR studies in the University of Lleida.

University of Padova:

Two scholarships of 12,000 euros will be offered to two students to start their MEDfOR studies in the University of Padova.
Scholarship conditions: students will have to study in these Universities during their first year.

University of Tuscia:

Students enrolled for the second year at the University of Tuscia will be supported to apply for Regional Agency LAZIO DISU scholarships, providing the Students Residence for free, free University fee and monthly allowance.

Erasmus + :
Funding for mobility will be possible during one semester, of the second year with an Erasmus + scholarship for self-funded students.
Additional MEDFOR scholarships might be available based on the outcomes of applications being made by the Medfor consortium. There is no confirmation of Erasmus Mundus scholarships. :

Other sources of funding

If you are looking for sources of funding to support your MEDfOR master programme, you are advised to look for national sources of funding in your home country. Contact your relevant ministries for information as well as the embassies/representations of the countries that you would like to study in.

Erasmus + Master Degree Loan :
If you decide to study in Lleida for your first year, or you come from Spain you may request a loan:
http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/opportunities-for-individual...
https://www.microbank.com/productos/microcreditos/microcreditopersonalyf...

Please, check also this other sources of funding. We will try to keep it update!

SEVERAL COUNTRIES

Aga Khan Foundation
For Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique.
http://www.akdn.org/akf_scholarships.asp
The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students who have no other means of financing their studies. The Foundation assists students with tuition fees and living expenses only.

OFID Scholarship Award
Full scholarship for Nationals of developing countries (except OFID member countries).
(http://www.ofid.org/ABOUT-US/Member-Countries)
http://www.ofid.org/FOCUS-AREAS/Beyond-the-scope/Scholarship-Award
http://www.scholars4dev.com/4021/ofid-scholarships-in-international-deve...

Spanish Government Scholarships for International Students
For International student to study in SPAIN
http://www.scholars4dev.com/2655/spanish-government-scholarships-for-int...
http://www.aecid.es/EN/grants-and-assistantships

Italian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students
For International student to study in ITALY
http://www.scholars4dev.com/3282/italian-government-scholarships-for-int...
Only up to 9 months.

Fundação Millenium BCP.
Scholarships for students from African Countries of Portuguese Official Language and also Timor to study in Portugal
http://ind.millenniumbcp.pt/pt/Institucional/fundacao/Pages/fundacao_bol...

For Muslin students

http://www.kff.com/
http://www.advance-africa.com/King-Faisal-Foundation-Scholarships.html#_...

AFRICA

For Algerian students:

http://www.scholarshipportal.com/scholarships/algeria

Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarships
Need-based international scholarships for students from developing countries (including African nations) to gain funding for university at home and abroad.
http://www.wellsmountainfoundation.org/scholarships (VER)

ASIA

INDIA

Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation scholarships

Scholarships for Indian students to study abroad in North America or Europe. Applicants must be under 30 and reside in India at the time of application. For undergraduate and postgraduate study. Other restrictions apply.
http://inlaksfoundation.org/inlaks-scholarship.aspx#Inlaks%20Scholarship

J.N. Tata Endowment for the Higher Education of Indians
Grants and loans to study abroad.
http://www.dorabjitatatrust.org/index.php

K. C. Mahindra Scholarships for Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
http://www.kcmet.org/what-we-do-Scholarship-Grants.aspx
Grants to postgraduate studies abroad. Up to 50 scholarships will be awarded for a maximum of two years

SOUTH AMERICA

Fundátion Carolina
For students from Argentina, Bolivia , Brasil, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú, República Dominicana, Uruguay , Venezuela to study in SPAIN.
http://www.fundacioncarolina.es/
http://www.needcollegemoney.org/the-carolina-foundation-in-spain-opens-2...
La fecha prevista de apertura de la próxima convocatoria es diciembre 2015

Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies in Energy and the Environment in Spain
Spanish, Mexican, Brazilian or US nationality.
http://www.fundacioniberdrolaespana.org/webfund/corporativa/iberdrola?ID...

BRASIL

Programa Ciência Sem Fronteiras
Offers scholarships from 12 to 24 months.
http://www.cienciasemfronteiras.gov.br/web/csf/mestrado-profissional

CNPq Scholarships
the Brazilian organization CNPq lists a number of international scholarships for Brazilian students to study around the world.
http://www.cnpq.br/web/guest/apresentacao13

MEXICO

Becas Magdalena O. Vda. De Brockmann
http://www.becasmob.org.mx/convocatoria/perfil-del-becario
http://www.conicyt.cl/becas-conicyt/category/bases-concursales/becas-en-...
The scholarships are granted to Mexicans who want to undertake a Masters of quality in a recognized university abroad. Opens in March

EQUADOR

Several “becas” for students.
http://programasbecas.educacionsuperior.gob.ec/

CHILE

For chileans who want to undertake a Master in a university abroad.
http://www.conicyt.cl/becas-conicyt/sobre-becas-conicyt/que-es-becas-con...
http://www.mineduc.cl/index.php?id_portal=60
Currently close, it will open in March.

EUROPE

CZECH REPUBLIC

The Zdenek Bakala Foundation’s SCHOLARSHIP
http://www.bakalafoundation.org/en/vzdelani/scholarship/

SPAIN

Fundación Barrié
For Spanish who want to undertake their studies abroad.
Currently close it will open in January.
http://www.fundacionbarrie.org/es/component/content/article/9-becas/887-...

Obra Social "la Caixa" postgraduate scholarships

Scholarships offered by the philanthropic work division of the "la Caixa" savings bank for master's degree and doctoral students.
http://obrasocial.lacaixa.es/ambitos/becas/europa_ca.html

Pedro Barrié de la Maza Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship program for graduate students, who are Spanish citizens residing in Galicia (or who are of Galician descent).
http://www.iie.org/Programs/Pedro-Barrie-de-la-Maza-Foundation-Scholarship

GREECE

Scholarships for Hellenes to study abroad

Onassis Grant
http://www.onassis.gr/en/scholarships-greeks.php

Lilian Voudouri Scholarship
http://www.european-funding-guide.eu/other-financial-assistance/14111-li...
http://www.lilianvoudouri.gr/

Eugenes Foundation
Offers scholarships to study abroad
http://www.eugenfound.edu.gr/

Bakalas Bros Foundation
Scholarships for postgraduate studies abroad on condition that candidates originate from Arkdia. (in greek)
http://www.bakalas-foundation.gr/

Bodossaki Foundation
http://www.bodossaki.gr/en/home

TURKEY

TEV
TEV gives scholarships for abroad studies since 1969 in order to enrich the source of manpower in our country and to support the development of senior executives and specialized people who are highly needed in Turkey.
http://english.tev.org.tr/scholarships/detail/Scholarships-for-Abroad-St...
http://www.trscholarships.org/index.php/en/turkiye-burslari/burs-program...

ITALY

University of Padova Scholarships for All Degree Courses
The University of Padova can handle regional funds to finance low-income students, both Italian and foreign, who have a good academic record and pursuing a degree at the University. The scholarship consists partly of money and partly of services, such as accommodation and meals at the University canteens.

The University of Padova also offers Gini Foundation Grants to support International Students who plan to attend a period of study or specialization at departments of the University of Padova in the scientific fields of Agriculture, Engineering or Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences.
http://www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees-scholarships-tax-relief-schemes

FURTHER INFORMATION, WEBSITES AND FUNDATIONS

Soros Foundation - Open Society Foundation
http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants

International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search
http://www.iefa.org/

If you have any doubts, or need advice, please contact the MEDfOR secretariat, Catarina Tavares: ctavares@isa.ulisboa.pt