Applications are invited for University of Groningen Abel Tasman Talent Program in the Netherlands. Up to 6 positions are available to pursue master (MSc/MA/LL.M.), PhD programme.
The University of Groningen provides top-quality educational programmes. We offer a wide variety of interesting, highly regarded degree programmes that rank well internationally. As our student, you will receive high-quality supervision and have many programmes to choose from. As an exceptionally motivated and talented student, you could join our Honours College for an extra challenge.
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Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
- Application Deadline: Grant is open for the year 2018.
- Course Level: Grants are available to pursue Master (MSc/MA/LL.M.), Ph.D. programme.
- Study Subject: The /Abel Tasman Talent Program (ATTP)/ of the Graduate School of Medical Sciences (GS-MS) of the University of Groningen was developed early 2010 to give high-potential international students in (bio)medical or pharmaceutical sciences an opportunity to excel in the field of research of their choice.
- Award: Roughly two types of support can be distinguished:
- Financial support for students and staff within the framework of a larger cooperation network of so-called “preferred partners” abroad, and
- Support for exceptionally talented students from other institutions.
- Nationality: International students are eligible.
- Number of Awards: Up to 6 positions are available.
- The award can be taken in the Netherlands
Eligible Countries: Students from the following countries are eligible to apply:
Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Mexico, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bouvet Island, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Dem Rep.), Congo (Rep.), Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ivory Coast, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Dem. Rep., Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Micronesia (Federated States), Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, non-EEA country, Norfolk Island, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Réunion, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sudan (Rep.), Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands of the United States, Wallis and Futuna, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this application you must meet the following requirements:
Do you belong to the top-10% of your class and have the ambition to pursue your career in (bio) medical or pharmaceutical research? Then you may want to apply to one of the talent grants of the Graduate School of Medical Sciences of the University of Groningen in The Netherland.
The /Abel Tasman Talent Program (ATTP)/ of the Graduate School of Medical Sciences (GS-MS) of the University of Groningen was developed early 2010 to give high-potential international students in (bio)medical or pharmaceutical sciences an opportunity to excel in the field of research of their choice.
ATTP was originally developed to strengthen our network of institutional partnerships. We strongly believe that only a truly international research environment will guarantee cutting-edge research. The Graduate School of Medical Sciences (sometimes referred to as the University Medical Center Groningen) currently focuses on international partners in Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, and Mexico. In June 2010, a large delegation of researchers visited Santiago and São Paulo where ATTP was introduced.
ATTP provides for the financial backup: from small research internships to full masters or “sandwich” PhD programs. Of course, we do not want to exclude talented students from other renowned universities: the list of preferred partners is non-exhaustive. So if you think these matches your profile we welcome you to apply to one of The grants below open to students from other institutions.
English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
How to Apply: Please find the different application and report forms for ATTP support modalities. Please first make sure that you are eligible and use the right template! In case of doubts feel free to contact the Graduate School of Medical Sciences.
You may be eligible for a Research Voucher if you are a prospective master’s student or (sandwich) Ph.D., applicant. Complete the Research Voucher form below and submit the following documentation:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Transcript of records
- Letter of motivation including a description of your research interests
- Two academic letters of reference
- Proof of English proficiency