Grants for students

EU funded scholarships

Max 8 scholarships are granted by the European Commission; scholarships are only for residents of a Partner country

Partner countries: All countries, except the EU Member States and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey.

Programme Countries are considered the 28 EU Member States along with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey

Contribution to the participation costs 8.000 EUR per year per scholarship holder from a Partner Country
Contribution to the travel and installation costs 2.000 EUR per year for travel costs + 1.000 EUR for installation costs for scholarship holder resident of a Partner Country whose location is situated at lessthan 4.000 km from KULeuven3.000 EUR per year for travel costs + 1.000 EUR for installation costs for scholarship holder resident of a Partner Country whose location is situated at 4.000 km or more from KULeuven
Contribution to subsistence costs 1.000 € per month for the entire duration of the JMD study programme (24 months maximum). Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to the scholarshipholders for the JMD (study /research /placement / thesis preparation) periods spent in their country of residence.

Eligible students are those who are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in a Programme Country. The five-year reference period for this 12-month rule is calculated backwards as from the submission deadline defined by the consortia of applying for a student scholarship.

The 12-month residency rule should not apply to candidates from Partner countries who for various reasons and under various circumstances have sought refuge and received a refugee status in a Programme country.

The scholarships awarded are intended for students from Partner Countries.

Consortium Scholarships

Max 10 scholarships are granted, these are for students from all nationalities.

EU Citizens

Contribution to travel & installation costs of 1000euro/year + a monthly allowance of 500euro during 12 months/year.

EU citizens can only get a scholarship for the year(s) that they are not in their country of residence or the country where they obtained their last degree.

Non-EU Citizens

Contribution to travel & installation costs of 1000euro/year + a monthly allowance of 600euro/month during 12 months/year

Tuition Fee Waiver

Tuition fee can be waived down to 900euro, except for non-EEA students going to Chalmers (they will always have to pay the full tuition fee in Chalmers).

Procedure

The EMM-nano consortium selects those applicants eligible for a scholarship and submits the shortlist to the European Commission for approval. Successful candidates are notified by the K.U.Leuven after the EU-approval.

For students not eligible for the Cat A or B-scholarships funded by the EU, the consortium funds a limited number of its own grants. The number of grants and the amount of the grant is decided on an annual basis. The consortium will communicate with the students on this matter.