University of Lausanne notifies Masters Degree Scholarship 2014

INTRODUCTION

UNIL MASTERS GRANTS To facilitate access to Masters degrees by students with qualifications from foreign universities, the University of Lausanne makes available around ten Masters grants which are awarded on a competitive basis Programmes concerned Candidates must choose a Masters programme from among those offered by the UNIL, except: a) Master of Medicine b) Master of Arts in Sciences and Practices of Education c) Master of Law from the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne d) Master of Law in Criminal Sciences, judiciary mention Caution: For the Master of Law, students can apply for the scholarship Master for two of the seven references proposed, namely: International and Comparative Law and legal theory. The grant may not be used for any complementary studies required to enroll on the Masters degree and may not be used for EMBAs or Masters of Advanced studies.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Selection criteria The grants are intended more particularly for students who distinguished themselves in their university studies and who have difficulty meeting their financial needs for the duration of the Masters It is however necessary that the candidates have sufficient financial means to support themselves during the complementary studies that may be required prior to enroll on the Masters degree

CAREER PROSPECTS

Amount and duration of the grant The amount of the grant is CHF 1,600 per month from 15th September to 15 July, for a duration not exceeding the regulation minimum period of the programme (according to the programme, one-and-a-half years or two years subject to deduction for paid placements or exempt semesters, if any) Abandonment of the programme results in suspension of the grant Eligibility Criteria The candidate must be the holder of a degree from a foreign university The qualification held by the candidate must be deemed equivalent to the UNIL Bachelors degree Selection Procedure Candidates complete the "UNIL Masters Grant" form and submit their application to the Office for socio-cultural affairs (SASC, Unicentre, University of Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, info.sasc@unil.ch) within the deadline The application is examined by the University Rectorate to determine whether the candidate is admissible In the event of a positive decision, the application is forwarded by the SASC to the UNIL Faculty responsible for the Masters on which the candidate wishes to be enrolled The Faculty selects applications and notifies the SASC of its opinion based on the candidates qualities, motivation and suitability for the Masters programme The SASC forwards shortlisted applications to the selection committee which will award grants to students meeting all criteria according to the available budget

PAY PACKAGE

How to Apply Candidates complete the UNIL Masters Grant form and submit their application to the Office for socio-cultural affairs (SASC, Unicentre, University of Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, info.sasc@unil.ch) within the deadline The application is examined by the University Rectorate to determine whether the candidate is admissible Once they are sure that all conditions are satisfied, candidates should send their original application within the deadline, complete, unbound and with no documents printed both sides, to the following address: Université de Lausanne, Service des affaires socio-culturelles, Unicentre, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland Note: Only complete applications submitted within the deadlines will be examined. Candidates are responsible for ensuring that all documents and supporting information are submitted as requested. The UNIL will not inform students if any documents are missing, incomplete or not in compliance, and no further action will be taken regarding the UNIL Masters grant application Deadline for Applications: 15th December 2014 to start the Masters in the 2015 autumn semester (2015A) or in the 2016 spring semester (2016P) Applications must be submitted to the Office for socio-cultural affairs before 15 December 2014 For more details, please visit: http://www.unil.ch/international/en/home/menuguid/pour-futurs-etudiants/bourses-de-master-de-lunil.html
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