Professional Development Grants for International Students at University of Twente, Netherlands

  •  Master, Grant
  •  01-Jun-2021
  •   Netherlands
  • $$  $6,500

The University of Twente is providing the Professional Development Grants for international students who are interested in short-term training and courses for the academic year 2021-2022.

The Professional Development Grants will be awarded to students who want to undertake short-term, non-degree training to upgrade their knowledge and skills through short courses, workshops, symposiums, conferences, and professional exchanges. The applicants are eligible to receive the awards if they apply from an eligible country and have the necessary education.

Universiteit Twente Information

Universiteit Twente Grants

Professional Development Grants for International Students at University of Twente, Netherlands Founded in 1961, Universiteit Twente (University of Twente) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Enschede (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Overijssel. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Netherlands), Universiteit Twente is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiteit Twente offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Congo – Brazzaville, Congo – Kinshasa, Ecuador, Fiji, French Guiana, Gabon, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Solomon Islands, Suriname, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Students are eligible to apply for master’s degree certification in Environmental & Energy management and Geo-information Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modelling and Management.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must belong to an eligible country.
  • The applicants must be currently residing in their home country.
  • The applicants must not be enrolled in any other academic programmes.
  • The applicants must have at least three years of paid work experience in a conservation-related field in their home country and must have their employer’s approval to participate in the proposed training.

Offered Benefits

The university, under this grant, will provide the selected applicants up to $6,500 upon request to cover training-related costs, including registration fees and tuition, meals and accommodations, books and materials, international travel, visa fees, and local transportation.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: The interested students are required to complete the online application form of the university and confirm their enrolment in the university. The accepted applicants will be considered. No separate application for the opportunity is required.
  • Supporting Documents: The applicants must submit the following documents:
  • Academic transcripts
  • Copy of passport (student details)
  • Motivation letter
  • Portfolio
  • Financial statement
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must hold relevant bachelor’s degree certification to support their master’s application and secure admission at the University of Twente.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants must attain minimum required scores on the following English language proficiency tests:
  • IELTS – 6.0
  • TOEFL IBT – 80
  • CAE – A, B or C grade
  • CPE – A, B or C grade
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