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How to Apply

The system will open on the 1st of March for New and Repeating of grant applications.  Candidates who wish to apply for an educational grant should fill in the electronic form and submit it with the required supporting documents by the 31st of March (24:00 GMT). 

The system will open on the 1st of April for Renewal applications.  Scholars interested in the renewal of their grant should fill in the electronic form and submit it with the required supporting documents by the 30th of April (24:00 GMT).

The application must be completed in English. 

1.       Registration 

-          Click on ‘Apply Now’

-          Fill in your email address and chosen password

-          Select the level of studies (which you are applying for)

-          Choose the right type of application 

Note: If you have started and/or submitted an application before please fill in your email address and password and click Log In. A password reminder email is available.

2.       Application

The following sections will need to be completed in English when filling in the application:

-      Personal Details

-      Course Details (please check that the field of country of study is correctly completed)

-      Academic History

-      Personal Statement: please explain in approximately 500 words i) why you have selected your chosen programme and how it is relevant to your future goals; ii) why you are applying for a grant and iii)any additional information that you think supports your application.

-      Summary of PhD proposal (for PhD students only): approximately 500 words long

-      References – please see the References section for more details

-      Supporting Documents  - please see the Supporting Documents section for more details 

3.    Review and Submission for New and Repeating of grant applications

Applications (with or without the acceptance letter) must be submitted by the 31st of March.  Applicants will receive submission confirmation via email.  Non-submitted applications will not be examined

No further changes/additions can be made after you have submitted your application except to upload the university letter of acceptance.  Please do not upload any other document except the required one (conditional or unconditional).                              

Note: For those who have NOT attached the university letter of acceptance by the 31st of March and have left the relevant field empty: You will be able to access your application by the designated dates ONLY ONCE in order to upload the acceptance letter - please press submit again after uploading the document. However, please make sure that you have  submitted your application by the 31st of March – otherwise you will not be able to access it in order to upload the acceptance letter.