This scholarship under the patronage of Excellency Jean-Claude Juncker allows students engaged in the ideas, principles, values, and future of the European Union as well as the economic, technological, and social development of the European continent, to pursue their studies at a prestigious European university
The scholarship is applicable for the first year of the respective master’s program.
The scholarship may be extended to the second year of the master‘s program upon successful completion of the first year and a positive evaluation. For further scholarship opportunities
. Host Country: Austria
. Study Abroad: Study in Europe
. Category: Postgraduate Scholarships | Masters Scholarships
. Eligible Countries: Non-EU Countries
. Reward: 10,000 EUR
. Deadline: March 31, 2022
Through the Global Citizen Scholarship Program, we empower exceptional young people by facilitating their participation in international conferences and customized short-term academic training, as well as by supporting and mentoring them throughout the development of their own “SDG Microproject.”
Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to attend renowned international forums, network with high-level change-makers, take part in specialized educational seminars, and gain insights from expert mentors and workshops
A. To be eligible for Jean-Claude Juncker Scholarship 2022, applicants must:
B. Applicants must be enrolled in an eligible course at the MCI, Austria.
C. Applicants must have obtained a relevant bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher learning with good grades.
D. Applicants must demonstrate the potential impact of their project’s goals.
E. Applicants must be willing to abide by the rules and regulations governing the conduct of students at the host institution.
F. Applicants must demonstrate strong academic and leadership abilities.
Scholarship Duration and Reward
1. Available for freshers who are required to pay the current annual tuition fee.
2. A one-off scholarship of up to 10,000 EUR to cover (part of) the current annual tuition fee.
3. The scholarship amount will offset the corresponding amount of the tuition fees for the first academic year; it cannot be used to cover any other expenses like travel, accommodation, etc.
To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;
. Submitted application for admission to the respective MCI study program.
. A statement (approximately 500 words) that recounts the applicant’s current (or past) commitment to the aims of the scholarship related to Europe including reference to concrete evidence/documentation.
. A motivation letter describing the applicant’s future goals supporting the scholarship aims and explaining how their studies at the MCI will help them achieve them.
. Language proficiency
. Passport copy
Method of Application
Based on the selection criteria mentioned above, applications will be evaluated in two stages. Short-listed applications will be considered in a pre-selection round. The short-listed applicants will then be invited to an interview with the jury, which will consist of jurors from the Ban Ki-Moon Centre and MCI.
The final decision is made based on the following weighting:
50% submitted documents
50% interview with the jury