The University of A Coruña is pleased to offer International Summer School Programme for three weeks for students from lower and middle-income countries. The degree, master or doctorate students, as well as senior and professional students, can participate in the ISS.
The purpose of our scholarships is to increase the quality of the ISS by increasing the diversity of its students.
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- Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
- Course Level: This is a three weeks intensive summer programme.
- Study Subject: The International Summer School´s Universidade da Coruña was set in 2014 and is offering a wide selection of three-week intensive courses taught by international faculty from law and business sciences up to science and technology.
- Award: These are highly exceptional scholarships covering a course’s tuition fees plus accommodation and meals in a student hall of residence for up to one month.
- Nationality: Students from Lower and Middle-income countries are eligible to apply.
- Number of Awards: The programme offers 20 scholarships to increase the international diversity of students participating in its International Summer School.
- The award can be taken in Spain
Eligible Countries: Students from Lower and Middle-income countries are eligible to apply:
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde* (Capo Verde), Central African Republic, Chad, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep., Congo, Rep., Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, The Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Dem Rep., Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, FYR, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, RB, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Rep., Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this application you must meet the following requirements:
These financial aid positions will be assigned to students with outstanding potential coming from highly underrepresented low-income, lower-middle income or upper-middle income countries, divided according to GNI per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method.
These are highly exceptional scholarships covering a course’s tuition fees plus accommodation and meals in a student hall of residence for up to one month. They are reserved for outstanding students from highly underrepresented countries with a great contribution to the international diversity of the ISS. There are very few such programmes relative to the number of high-quality applicants. Academic standing is a requirement for these endowments but, among the many applicants fulfilling this requirement, the main criterion is coming from an underrepresented country. If you come from a country that has many registered students, it is very unlikely that you will be offered such a scholarship. Travel costs and the fees of the optional Spanish language course remain the responsibility of each individual student.
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: In order to apply for a scholarship, you just need:
1.- To tick the appropriate box in the student application form if your home country is an eligible country for these endowments,
2.- To provide a video presentation.
You must record a short video in English (around 1-2 minutes) stating the reasons why you would like to participate in Universidade da Coruña’s International Summer School and how that fits with your background and future prospects, name it as Your name surname_ ISS2018_UDC, ( i.e. Daniel García_ISS2018_UDC) post it on Youtube and paste or type the link on the corresponding box of your application. This would be close to a personal interview and give us an idea about your motivation and communication skills in English. If your application is selected this short video will also be used by UDC in order to promote the International Summer School.