Fully Funded Erasmus Mundus Scholarships in Finland

January 27, 2019

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Scholarships Description

The programme is a two-year interdisciplinary programme that provides academic education in the field of sustainable resource management with an emphasis on current bioeconomy issues. MSc EF offers a new approach to forestry and nature management markets and it connects the increasing number of forest-related issues with a European dimension at international as well as national levels. The objective of the MSc EF programme is to educate professionals who have a thorough understanding of a sustainable forest economy as well as the European business culture. The curriculum is specifically designed to take into consideration the needs of potential employers and therefore the graduates are highly valued by national and international agencies, governmental bodies, NGO’s, research institutions and timber, paper and pulp enterprises.

 

Benefits

 

The programme has been running since 2001, and they are proud to say that their graduates have exceptionally impressive careers, many of them attributing their career success to their programme!  The graduates are indeed amongst the most sought after in the field by national and international employers alike. The majority of their graduates are currently employed around the world by organizations such as:

 

  • Forest and nature management agencies and governmental bodies
  • Research institutions
  • Forest enterprises in paper and pulp industries and sawmilling
  • Environmental NGO’s

 

The EMJMD student scholarships will include student participation costs (including the consortium fees and full insurance coverage), a contribution to student travel and installation cost and a subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme. Details on the EMJMD student scholarship amounts are given in the table below:

 

Contribution to the participation costs  8 500 EUR per year per scholarship holder from a Partner Country 4 250 EUR per year per scholarship holder from a Programme Country
Contribution to travel and installation costs  1 000 EUR per year per scholarship holder resident in a Programme Country for travel costs. 2 000 EUR per year for travel costs + 1 000 EUR for installation costs for a scholarship holder, resident in a Partner Country less than 4000 km from the EMJMD   coordinating HEI.3 000 EUR per year for travel costs + 1 000 EUR for installation costs for a scholarship holder, resident in a Partner Country 4 000 km or more from the EMJMD   coordinating HEI.
Contribution to the subsistence costs  1 000 EUR per month for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme (24 months maximum). Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to the   scholarship holders for the EMJMD periods (study/research/placement/thesis preparation) spent in their country of residence, nor to scholarship holders from a   Partner Country for the EMJMD periods exceeding one trimester (i.e. 3 months or the equivalent of 15 ECTS credits) spent in any Partner Country. 

 

Eligibility

  • Minimum eligibility criteria
    • Bachelor’s degree in forestry or related field with good grades issued by an internationally recognized university.
      Good command of the English language. TOEFL iBT 90 or IELTS 6.5 or PTE 59.
  • Scholarships and grants
    • For students applying for the MSc EF programme starting in August 2018 and in 2019, there will be Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) scholarships available on a competitive basis.
    • Please note that if you have already received an EMJMD or an Erasmus Mundus Master Course/Joint Doctorate scholarship, you are not eligible for an additional EMJMD scholarship. You also cannot benefit from another EU-funded scholarship scheme while you are receiving an EMJMD scholarship. Annually, each student candidate can apply for an EMJMD scholarship to a maximum number of three different joint programmes, Erasmus Mundus Master’s Courses and Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Programmes combined.