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University of Groningen Grants for Master’s in Theology and Religious Studies



Application Deadline: 1st March 2019

Applications are currently ongoing for the University of Groningen Talent Grants for Master’s in Theology & Religious Studies. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

University of Groningen Grants for Master’s in Theology and Religious Studies

University of Groningen Talent Grants for Master’s in Theology and Religious Studies

The University of Groningen is offering the Talent Grants for one-year Master’s programme Theology & Religious Studies

When is the application deadline?

1st March 2019

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

International

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

The Netherlands

Field of Study

Religion, Conflict and Globalization MA, Religion and Pluralism MA, Religion and Cultural Heritage MA, Religion, Health and Wellbeing MA

What is the category of this opportunity?

Master (MSc/MA/LL.M.), Master programme

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

The Talent Grant is financed by the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies. The scholarship is aimed at international students from OUTSIDE the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their Master’s in Theology and Religious Studies. The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

Students from countries outside the EU/EEA who have been admitted to one of the tracks of the Master’s programme in Theology & Religious Studies:

  1. MA Religion and Pluralism: Ancient & Modern;
  2. MA Religion, Conflict and Globalization;
  3. MA Religion and Cultural Heritage;
  4. MA Religion, Health and Wellbeing.

Candidates should:

  1. Hold a non-EU/EEA passport and will not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans.
  2. Have obtained conditional admission to one of the three MA tracks in Theology and Religious Studies;
  3. H ave excellent academic performance and grades during their bachelor/ undergraduate studies;
  4. Not have already obtained a master’s degree from an educational institution in the Netherlands;
  5. Have excellent English language proficiency, in accordance with the admission requirements of the program;
  6. Be available for the whole period of the programme and be able to take part in the entire programme;
  7. Confirm in writing their agreement with the of the grant when awarded with the Talent Grant.

What are the selection criteria?

A selection committee will review the applications. Students are selected on the basis of academic merit (i.e. results obtained in study programme, academic paper, overall evaluation of previous education etc.) and of the candidates’ motivational statements. Decisions as to eligibility for awarding a scholarship are made in March (for the September intake). Applicants will be informed ultimately on 15 May.

How many scholarship awards are available?

Not specified

Value and Duration of Award

The grant is € 5.000,- and is awarded for a 1 year Master’s degree programme in Theology and Religious Studies

Eligible countries

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Virgin Islands of the United States, American Samoa, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bouvet Island, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chile, China, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Dem Rep.), Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Philippines, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Yemen, Jordan, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Christmas Island, Kyrgyzstan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kosovo, Laos, Lesotho, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Macedonia, Malawi, Maldives, Malaysia, Mali, Morocco, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, North Korea, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Oman, East Timor, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn Islands, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Réunion, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Solomon Islands, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Saint Helena, Sudan, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Chad, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Belarus, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, South Korea, Congo (Rep.), Côte d’Ivoire, Kyrgyz Republic, Madagascar, Micronesia (Federated States), South Sudan, Sudan (Rep.), Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Timor-Leste, West Bank and Gaza Strip

How to Apply for the Programme

To apply for the Talent Grant, you should fill in the application form and add the following documents:

  1. Copy of your University of Groningen (conditional) admission letter to the MA Theology and Religious Studies programme from the Admission Board;
  2. Recommendation letter by a PhD or Professor from your current/last degree programme;
  3. Transcript of Records from your current/last degree programme;
  4. Letter of motivation (in Word) of a maximum of 500 words, in which you indicate why you believe you should be considered for this grant;
  5. Curriculum Vitae.

Please send the form and documents to thrs.prospectives@rug.nl

Programme Webpage


 

Earlier: University of Gronigen PhD Scholarships in Culture Studies

The Graduate School for the Humanities offers 5 PhD positions (for 4 years) in the Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG).

When is the application deadline?

13th May 2018

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

All

In which host country will I be studying?

The Netherlands

What is the award about?

As a PhD candidate, you are committed to conducting independent and original scientific research, to report on this research in international publications and presentations, and to present the final results of the research in a PhD dissertation.

ICOG consists of five Research Centres.

  • The Research Centre for Historical Studies
  • The Research Centre Arts in Society
  • The Centre for International Relations Research
  • The Centre for Media and Journalism Studies
  • The Centre for Research of the Americas

What is the category of this opportunity?

PhD

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

Talented and ambitious researchers in the relevant disciplines.

Your qualifications are:
• a master’s degree in one of the five areas mentioned above, with an excellent academic record
• proven research abilities and affinity with the research topic
• excellent command of English and good academic writing skills.

What are the selection criteria?

PhD scholarship students are selected on the basis of their CV and their own research proposal.

How many scholarship awards are available?

Not specified

What are the benefits of the award?

The amount of the scholarship is set so that students receive approximately €1750 net per month.

What is the duration of the program?

Four years.

How to Apply for the Gronigen PhD Scholarships

Please send your entire application (in English) as a single PDF-file until the deadline of 13 May 11:59 pm / before 14 May 2018 Dutch local time, by means of the application form.

Please upload your entire application as “letter of motivation attachment”.

The submission should contain the following:

  1. A cover letter introducing yourself, describing your motivation to conduct scientific research, and locating your research within one of the research groups
  2. A full CV demonstrating academic excellence, including publications and presentations (if applicable), and a copy of the data page of your passport
  3. A certified copy or scan of your MA diploma (or equivalent) and academic record
  4. A research proposal, focusing on the central research question to be addressed and the proposed method of approaching and answering this question (1500 words, tables and references excluded, and a project title)
  5. Names and contact details of two academic references.

Start date: 1 September 2018.

Interviews with selected candidates will take place in the last week of June 2018.

Program Webpage

 


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