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APPLY NOW! 2017 University College Groningen (UCG) Scholarship Programme (USP) For International Students

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The USP Scholarship is a grant towards study and living costs. The value is €12,000. The USP scholarship is intended for students with an excellent academic profile, but who require financial assistance to study. Evidence of social engagement and extracurricular activities will support your request for funding.

UCG aims to reward students with great ambition, but who also have a great passion for social engagement and who are determined to make a positive impact during their studies at UCG. There are two USP scholarships available for the academic year of 2017/2018.

Application deadline 1 February 2017.

Eligible candidates

Non-EU students (paying international tuition fees) with an excellent academic profile.

Selection criteria

Purposes: Bachelor (BSc/BA/LL.B)
Programmes: Liberal Arts and Sciences BA/BSc
Countries of origin: All

Application

1. Submit a letter of motivation to explain why you believe you should be considered for a scholarship. This should:

  • Be a maximum of 500 words in a Word document.
  • Explain why you believe you deserve a scholarship and why you need financial assistance for your studies (this is not why you want to apply for the Liberal Arts and Sciences degree as you will have already explained this in your application).
  • Explain your experiences with social engagement and extracurricular events. Explain how you want to contribute to society in the future, what issues are important to you and why it is important for you to be awared the USP scholarship. Also explain your ambitions and how you would like to achieve these ambitions and goals during your studies at UCG.
  • Be emailed to newstudents.ucg@rug.nl no later than 1 February 2017 – the email title must be: ‘Letter of Motivation – USP Scholarship’.
  • In order to be eligible for this scholarship you must complete your application in OAS before 1 February 2017 as well.

2. The final funding decision will be communicated to you by the Admission & Selection Coordinator.

For more information, kindly visit the official website here or email ucg@rug.nl

 

 

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