Postgraduate Scholarship 2024 at United Nations University
The United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) is offering Merit Scholarships for the 2024/2025 academic year. These scholarships are designed for highly intelligent students who aspire to study at the University of the United Nations Netherlands. Apply today to seize this scholarship opportunity.
The United Nations University Postgraduate Scholarship is a joint effort of two institutions: UNU-MERIT (Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology) and Maastricht University (UM) which offers PhD students the opportunity to acquire a higher academic pursuit.
The United Nations University (UNU) is a global research institution established by the United Nations in 1973. It conducts multidisciplinary research on global issues and provides policy advice to the UN and its member states. UNU’s mission is to address complex global challenges and promote international cooperation. It operates through a network of institutes and programs worldwide, collaborating with scholars, institutions, and governments. UNU plays a crucial role in advancing knowledge and policy solutions on topics such as sustainable development, peace, climate change, and more. It serves as a vital part of the United Nations system.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): The United Nations University
Host Institution(s): United Nations University
Scholarship Worth: Full scholarship
Number of Awards: Not Specified
Study Level: PhD
Nationality: Candidates from United Nations Member States
Requirements and eligibility criteria for Postgraduate Scholarship 2024 at United Nations University:
- Hold a Master’s degree in a relevant academic field such as economics, international relations, political science, law, social sciences, business administration, health sciences, or public health.
- Demonstrate basic knowledge of mathematics and statistics, evaluated by reviewing previous studies or work experience.
- Possess basic knowledge of economics, social sciences, political science, and/or law, assessed by reviewing previous studies or work experience.
- Have proficiency in English, with a minimum score of 600 PBT / 240 CBT / 100 IBT for the TOEFL, or a score of 7.0 for the IELTS. Native English speakers and students who completed their Bachelor’s or Master’s education in English are exempt from this requirement. Maastricht University’s TOEFL code is 7102.
Application Procedure for Postgraduate Scholarship 2024 at United Nations University (How to apply);
To apply for the United Nations University Postgraduate Scholarship, complete the online application through the provided link. Prepare these documents for your application:
- Certified copies of your certificates and grades, along with an explanation of the grading system.
- Proof of English proficiency.
- Write a motivation letter of 400-500 words.
- Include three letters of recommendation in English, from current or former professors or employers.
- Submit a one-page essay specifying your research interests.
- Attach your curriculum vitae (CV).
- Provide a copy of your passport.
- Include a passport-size photo.
- Give detailed information about your current study and/or job.
Application Deadline: Not specified
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