Tuesday, September 28, 2010

MSPMe Master Scholarship in Strategic Project Management at Erasmus Mundus

The Masters in Strategic Project Management (European) course offers a balanced programme of professional training at postgraduate level informed by the most recent research in the field over a 16-month full-time study period.
An internationally recognised multiple degree is awarded by each University in the consortium.
Selection is competitive and based on academic performance and credentials.
We are now receiving applications for the academic year 2010-2012. The course attracts applications from high calibre students globally.
Erasmus Mundus Scholarships are available for this programme.

The MSPME is offered by a consortium of three top European universities:
  • Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh UK
  • Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
  • Umea University, Umea, Sweden
MSPME is one of over 100 selected by European Commission within the Erasmus Mundus (EM) Programme for the academic year 2010-2012. Scholarships will be granted in accordance with EM Action 2 call., to receive Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for students from Third-Countries and Europe.
Entry Requirements
There are three core admission criteria:
  • Excellence of the candidate: outstanding achievement in the applicant’s first degree. The minimum admission qualification is a high-quality Bachelor degree (or an equivalent academic degree) of minimum three years duration and 180 ECTS credits in a cognate discipline.
  • Language ability: for non-native English speaking applicants a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is required (e.g. TOEFL 600, IBT 100 or 250 computer-based). A language policy exists for students with a slightly lower level of English (e.g. IELTS 6.0) who wish to apply; they are encouraged to take advantage of the pre-sessional English language course at Heriot-Watt University.
  • Student motivational statement and relevance of the Masters Course to a student’s professional experience to date and future career aspirations.
What application documents are required?
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Certified copy of the university qualification (i.e. degree certificate) plus officially certified translation into English if appropriate.
  • Certified copy of the full academic transcript issued by the competent academic authority plus officially certified translation into English if appropriate.
  • Proof of level of English (please note this MUST be included with the application if your first language is not English unless the language of instruction in your first University was English (in which case you should include a certification from your University to that effect).
  • Two signed letters of recommendation on offical instution letterheads
  • Copy of ID e.g. passport
  • Motivational statement
Must all the application documents be translated into English?
Yes, we require an official translation plus photocopies of the original documents.
Where do I find an application form?
Apply online at http://www.postgraduate.hw.ac.uk/apply/online-application.htm
Further information is available from:
Postgraduate Secretary
School of Management and Languages
Esmée Fairbairn Building
Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh, EH14 4AS
Tel: +44(0) 131 451 3284
Fax: +44 (0) 131 451 8336
E-Mail: msp1@hw.ac.uk
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Monday, September 6, 2010

Erasmus Mundus Scholarship

MESPOM is an Erasmus Mundus Masters course in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management operated by four leading European and two North American Universities and supported by the European Commission.
The MESPOM study programme is in English and lasts two years. The students study in at least three out of six consortium universities:
  • International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics at Lund University (Sweden)
  • University of Manchester (UK)
  • Central European University (Budapest)
  • University of the Aegean (Lesvos, Greece)
  • Middlebury College and its affiliate Monterey Institute for International Studies (MIIS) (USA)
  • University of Saskatchewan (UoS) (Canada)
  • a good first degree in a subject related to environmental sciences, policy and management such as biology, geography, other earth sciences, civil engineering, urban or landscape planning, resource economics or specialised disciplines (environmental engineering, environmental management, environmental economics, environmental policy);
  • candidates with other first degrees are also considered if they show commitment to environmental careers, usually through work experience;
  • MESPOM invites applications from all countries;
  • proficiency in English (Test of English as a Foreign Language- TOEFL)
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Category A scholarships (EUR 48,000): students who are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in the the EU/EEA-EFTA countries (including Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein);
Category B scholarships (EUR 23,00): all other students

Application Procedure

All MESPOM applications should be made to Central European University in accordance with CEU Admission Requirements.
All candidates are required to fill in the CEU on-line application form and attach following documents:
  1. Letters of recommendation
  2. Academic records
  3. A full curriculum vitae or resume, including a list of publications, if any
  4. Department- and program-specific requirements (statement of purpose, research proposal, additional test scores, etc.)
  5. Proof of English proficiency
Application deadlines is January 3, 2011 for the applicants seeking Erasmus Mundus scholarships types A and B or other financial assistance from the MESPOM Consortium or CEU (including fee waivers).
With any further inquiries about the admissions process and additional information contact the CEU Admission office: coordinator@mespom.eu

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