There are different funding opportunities available for PlantHealth students:
- EU-funded Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree scholarships
- Scholarships from public and private entities
- Other funding options:
- Erasmus Mundus Master Loans (for EU citizens)
- Private funding from companies and international organizations of the plant health sector.
Applicants are encouraged to search for external funding as early as possible.
Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degree (EMJMD) Scholarships
The EU-funded Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree scholarships cover:
- Student participation costs (including the tuition fees, full insurance coverage and any other mandatory costs related to student participation in the course),
- A contribution to student travel and installation cost
- A subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme (max 24 months).
The number of Erasmus Mundus scholarships available for PlantHealth students is different each academic year. The PlantHealth master offers scholarships for Programme Country students, Partner Country students and additional scholarships for certain regions of the world. Please find the details in the table below:
|Additional Scholarships for Asia – Region 6 - LDC
(Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal)
|Additional Scholarships for Asia – Region 6 – MDC
(DPR Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam)
|Additional Scholarships for Latin America – Region 8
(Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela)
|Additional Scholarships for ENI South – Region 3
(Algeria Egypt Israel Jordan Lebanon Libya Morocco Palestine, Syria and Tunisia)
|Additional Scholarships for African, Caribbean, Pacific (ACP) countries – Region 11
(79 countries of the region: 48 from Africa, 16 from the Caribbean & 15 from the Pacific)
Students who are awarded an EMJMD scholarship will benefit from the following financial support:
|Partner Country scholarship||Programme Country scholarship|
|Contribution to PlantHealth participation costs||18.000 € (full 2-year master’s degree)||9.000 € (full 2-year master’s degree)|
|Contribution to travel costs||2.000 € per year (if residence is less than 4.000 km from EMJMD coordinator: UPV)
3.000 € per year (if residence is 4.000 km or more from EMJMD coordinator: UPV)
|1.000 € per year|
|Contribution to installation costs||1.000 €||-|
(max 24 months)
|1.000 € per month (not when in country of residence, and max 3 months in any Partner Country)||1.000 € per month
(not when in country of residence)
The funds corresponding to the concept “Contribution to PlantHealth participation costs” are directly transferred to the PlantHealth Consortium and hosting universities. Therefore, these funds are not transferred to scholarship holders.
Here you can find some examples of other scholarship opportunities to sponsor your PlantHealth studies:
General scholarship opportunities for students:
|Funding portal within the EU||European Funding Guide|
|Search engine for scholarships||Scholarshipportal, Scholarships for Development, Scholarships Links, Becas Sin Fronteras, OFID Scholarships, Scholarship-Positions, Scholarships,|
|Scholarships for candidates from developing countries||IRRI|
|Scholarships for studies in France||Eiffel Scholarships, Campus France|
|Scholarships for studies in Italy||Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, COINOR|
|Scholarships for studies in Germany||DAAD|
Scholarships for European students:
|All EU countries||Erasmus+ Master degree loans|
|Eastern Europe (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus)||EUROEAST|
|Denmark||State Educational Grant and Loan Scheme|
|Estonia||Estonian Students Fund in USA|
Scholarships for Latin American students
|Bolivia||Becas Ministerio de Educación|
|Chile||CONICYT, AGCID, BECAS|
|El Salvador||BECAS FANTEL|
|Mexico||CONACYT, FUNED, FIDERH|
|All||Becas Fundación Carolina|
Scholarships for Asian students
Erasmus+ Master Loans
What is it?
Erasmus+ Master Loans allow students to apply for financial support for their Master's studies abroad. Loans will be offered by participating banks and student loan agencies on favourable conditions to mobile students, including better than market interest rates and up to two years to allow graduates to get into a job before beginning repayment
Who can apply?
- Higher education students who have been accepted for a full Master's study programme in another Erasmus+ Programme Country can apply for a loan to contribute to their costs.
- Your destination country must be different from your country of residence, and from that where you obtained your Bachelor's degree.
How much can be borrowed?
Up to €12,000 for a one-year Master's course or up to €18,000 for a two-year Master's course.
More information on the website.
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