MERIT is a European 2-year post-graduate programme taught in English at the following institutions:
These scholarships are addressed for highly qualified non-European students willing to study the MERIT programme in two of the above institutions beginning September.
The application deadline is 10PM (GMT) January 21st to do electronic data entry and upload of required documents in the on-line application tool.
The documents that support your application must be sent to the admissions office by mail or courier and must be received at the MERIT admissions office by February.
Applications are sought from students in their final year of university programs in engineering, sciences, or an equivalent university degree involving at least 3 years of coursework.
Applications from persons holding university degrees in these disciplines will also be considered.
In any case, applicants should hold a university degree by September.
Applicants should qualify as "third-country nationals", as defined in the Erasmus Mundus programme.
Students will be selected on the basis of their CVs, study and academic merits, recommendations, language skills (English), international test results (GRE), etc.
Priority will be given to applicants whose background and interest matches closely with those of MERIT.
Scholarships will be awarded for two years.
In each of these years, the student will receive a total of 16.000 Euro in 10 monthly grants per year, for a grand total of 32,000 Euro.
Note that the Erasmus Mundus scholarship also includes a yearly payment of 5,000 Euro for fees, travel expenses, relocation costs, etc.
This payment will be used to cover the MERIT tuition fees for non-European students (5,000 Euro / year).