Erasmus Mundus MEEES Scholarships for International Students, 2015-2016

Applications are invited for Erasmus Mundus scholarships available to applicants from all nationalities. These scholarships are awarded for 18-months MSc programme in Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology at the Institute for Advanced Study of Pavia (IUSS), the University of Patras, the University of Grenoble 1 “Joseph Fourier” and the Middle East Technical University. There are three types of scholarships are available within the scope of the MEEES programme: Category A Scholarships for third-country nationals, Category B Scholarships for European applicants and Consortium Scholarship for students of any nationality. The scholarships range from 15,000€ (Euro) to 38,000€ (Euro). The application deadline is February 2, 2015.. The MEEES programme is an Erasmus Mundus Masters Course, that aims to provide higher-level education in the field of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology. Graduate students involved in this Erasmus Mundus Masters course have the possibility of following a 18-month MSc programmes on either Earthquake Engineering or Engineering Seismology. In addition, the proposed EM Masters course envisages also the possibility of students following a 18-month study programme that leads to the attainment of a Masters degree on Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology. Three types of scholarships are available within the scope of the MEEES programme: Category A Scholarships, Category B Scholarships and Consortium Scholarship. For the 2015-2016 edition there will be Erasmus+ scholarships available for students from: Partner Countries (non-EEA students, formerly known as Category A) and Programme Countries (EEA students, formerly known as Category B). Students from a Partner Country may not have carried out their main activities (studies, training, work) or not have been residents in one of the Programme Countries for more than 12 months in the past 5 years. If this 12-month rule applies to you, you may only apply to a Programme Country scholarship (formerly Cat B).. Scholarships are available for pursuing MSc programmes at the Institute for Advanced Study of Pavia (IUSS), the University of Patras, the University of Grenoble 1 “Joseph Fourier” and the Middle East Technical University.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  Scholarships are awarded in the field of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology.
Who can apply to this scholarship? The minimum requirement in order to apply for the MEEES programme is a University Degree, preferably in Civil Engineering. Past professional experience will be valued. Admission to the course depends on academic qualifications, past professional experience and English proficiency.
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Benefits of the scholarship: Category A Scholarships: -MSc in Earthquake Engineering (18 months): 38,000€ (Euro) -MSc in Engineering Seismology (18 months): 38,000€ (Euro) -MSc in Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology (18 months): 38,000€ (Euro) Category B Scholarships: -MSc in Earthquake Engineering (18 months): 15,000€ (Euro) -MSc in Engineering Seismology (18 months): 15,000€ (Euro) -MSc in Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology (18 months): 15,000€ (Euro) It is also worth noting that students are expected to make use of the scholarship to cover for tuition fees, living expenses and travelling costs (necessary to reach the Institutions of study). In other words, all incurred costs are under the direct responsibility of the student. Consortium Scholarship: -MSc in Earthquake Engineering (18 months): 15,000€ (Euro) -MSc in Engineering Seismology (18 months): 15,000€ (Euro) -MSc in Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology (18 months): 15,000€ (Euro) Please note that a tuition fee waiver for 50% of the participation costs is available for students that receive a Programme Country or a Consortium scholarship.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The duration of this programme is 18-month.
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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