Scholarships

The WELCOME project provides scholarships for students, researchers and staff from Egypt, Lebanon and Europe in order to study, do research, training or teaching at one of the European, Egyptian and Lebanese Universities of the Partnership.

Scholarships are neither available for mobility among Egypt and Lebanon, nor from Europe to Europe.

The following scholarships are available for the entire duration of the project (2011-2015):

Type of Mobility

European nationals

Third Country

Third-Country nationals

TOTAL

Target Group 1

Target Group 1

Target Group 2

Target Group 3

Undergraduates

20

EG

18

 

2

60

LB

18

 

2

Masters

18

EG

15

4

2

57

LB

12

4

2

Doctorates

6

EG

12

3

1

35

LB

9

3

1

Post-doctorates

4

EG

6

5

 

26

LB

7

4

 

Academic staff

10

EG

6

 

 

20

LB

4

 

 

TOTAL

58

 

107

23

10

198

Each call for applications will offer different mobility types and durations.

Scholarship durations are from 1 to 36 months, depending on the level and type of mobility:

LEVEL

MONTHS

Undergraduate   - exchange

6 and 10

Undergraduate   - full degree

34

Master -   exchange

6 and 10

Master -   full degree

24

Doctorate   - exchange

10 and 18

Doctorate   - full degree

36

Post-doctorate

6 and 10

Academic/Administrative   Staff

1

A wide range of programmes in different academic fields is offered by the different host universities. Check the academic programs section for detailed information on the type and duration of available mobilities for the currently open call.

Scholarships will be distributed on three cohorts of applicants selected respectively in the year 2012, 2013 and 2014 for mobilities starting in the same year. Staff mobilities can start at any time between 2012 and 2015. All mobilities must end before October 1st, 2015.

The scholarship includes a monthly subsistence allowance paid by the Partnership for the entire duration of the mobility period:

Undergraduate

1.000 euro

Master

1.000 euro

Doctorate

1.500 euro

Post-doctorate

1.800 euro

Academic/Administrative Staff

2.500 euro

As part of the scholarship, each selected beneficiary will also be provided with:

- a round trip ticket to and from the host institution;

- a high quality individual insurance coverage on health, travel, accident for the entire duration of the mobility period;

- a coverage of all university fees at the hosting institution.

Participants at any level will not be required to pay any fees to the host universities. Exchange students will continue to pay the fees at their university of origin.