Apply for our €5000 scholarship and let us help make your study abroad dreams a reality
At educations.com, we believe that students who study abroad become the next generation of globally-minded leaders – and we want more of you to do it!
That’s why we’re offering one postgraduate scholarship of up to €5000 to help cover your tuition fees and get you one step closer to your next great adventure.
The scholarship will be awarded for the Fall 2021 semester onwards up to a value of up to €5000, and is open to students from any country who will be studying a master’s degree abroad at a European university or graduate school.
The application period ends on 17 May 2021 at 12:00 CEST.
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We're pleased to announce the winner and finalists of our 2020 Study a Master's in Europe Scholarship! Learn more about what made us select them to help prepare your 2021 application.
To apply for this scholarship:
- You must have applied (or will apply) to a university or graduate school within Europe (see the FAQs below for an official list of European countries)
- You must have applied (or will apply) for a master's-level degree starting the Fall 2021 semester.
- The degree program must be studied either within Europe or online via distance learning from a European institute
- You must meet the entry requirements for the university or graduate school, including:
- Hold a valid undergraduate (bachelor's) degree
- Meet language requirements for the program
- You must hold or be eligible to apply for a relevant study visa (if applicable)
- You must be studying abroad in a country that you are not a citizen of or currently reside in (unless currently studying abroad).
Our ideal candidate
Are you the next globally-minded leader?
If you’re planning to take the leap and study abroad for grad school, we already know you have a courageous and adventurous spirit. What else are we looking for in a candidate?
- Globally-minded and interested in other cultures
- Motivated and inspired to positively change the world
- High academic achiever with consistently outstanding grades to prove it
- Involved in extra-curricular groups and activities
- Excited to begin your adventure and share your story with the world!
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14 September 2020
17 May 2021, 12:00 CEST
From 14 June 2021
From 5 July 2021
Scholarship paid out:
Fall 2021 semester
Wondering how to apply for this scholarship and study a master's in Europe?
To be considered, you must submit your completed application by 17 May 2021 at 12:00 CEST.
The application consists of:
- Filling out short form
- Submitting a short essay (500-700 words) on the question: Why did you choose your study abroad country, and how will it help you grow as a globally-minded leader?
Please note, applications must be submitted in English. Applications in other languages will not be considered.
If selected as a finalist, you may be asked to provide:
- Proof of acceptance into the university in the form of a copy of your acceptance letter
- Proof of undergraduate qualification in the form of a copy of your transcript
- Proof of identity in the form of a copy of your passport
Copies of documents must be color scans. Please have these documents on hand should you be selected as a finalist. You will have 7 days from the time you receive notification of finalist selection to supply us with this documentation.
If selected as the winner, you must:
- Respond within 7 days of receiving the offer of scholarship to confirm acceptance
FAQs about this scholarship
How many scholarships will be awarded?
There is only one scholarship per round available which will be awarded to one individual.
When will I find out if I have won the scholarship?
The scholarship finalists will be contacted after 14 June 2021 and the winner will be announced after 5 July 2021. All applicants will be notified via email of the final results.
Can I edit my application after I submit it?
Yes, you will be able to log in as many times as you like using the email you originally submitted the application with up until the application close date – 17 May 2021 at 12:00 CEST. At this time, the application form will be closed and all submissions will be considered final.
Please note: Once you have submitted your essay, you will be unable to delete and re-upload revised versions through the Google Form. So please make sure to only submit your application once your essay is complete. If you submit the wrong essay or would like to make changes, please email us at email@example.com from the email address associated with your application with the updated version of your essay.
What do I have to submit with my application?
In the initial application, all you need to do is fill in the form along with a 500-700 word essay on the topic: Why did you choose your study abroad country, and how will it help you become a globally-minded leader?
If you are selected as a finalist, you will be asked to supply further documentation to further prove your eligibility.
What should I include in my application essay?
We want you to tell us what drew you to the country you've chosen, and particularly, how it will help you grow as a globally-minded leader. Tell us what's important to you, where you see your future, how studying abroad in this particular country will help you get there, as well as how it will help you grow and develop.
I want to upload a new version of my essay. How do I do this?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org from the email address associated with your application with the updated version of your essay and we will make a note on your application.
Can I get reimbursed if I have already paid my tuition fees for the Fall 2021 semester?
Unfortunately, we’re unable to reimburse tuition fees that have already been paid. The scholarship fund can only be used towards upcoming tuition fees and is paid directly to your university.
Can I email or post you my application?
No, all applications must be submitted via the official online form (link below). If you email or post us your application, we will not include it for consideration.
Is this scholarship for degrees taught in English only?
No, this scholarship is open to master's degrees taught in any language. However, we require the application and essay to be submitted in English only. Applications and essays submitted in other languages will not be evaluated.
Is this scholarship open to me if I'm studying at a school that is not a university?
Yes, as long as it is a higher education-level institute based in Europe.
I have already started studying my master's degree. Am I still eligible?
If you start your Master’s degree studies before or after Fall 2021, unfortunately you are not eligible.
I am applying to study my degree online. Am I eligible for this scholarship?
Yes, this scholarship is eligible towards tuition fees for online degrees provided that degree is delivered by a higher education institute based in Europe (see countries listed below). You do not have to be living or traveling to Europe to study on campus to be eligible for this scholarship, however, you cannot be a citizen of or currently residing in that country (unless currently studying abroad).
I applied for this scholarship in the first round before the deadlines were extended. Is my application still valid?
Yes, all applications we received before making the decision to extend the application deadlines and award the scholarship in Spring 2021 are still completely valid. We just ask that you keep your application up to date if any changes in your situation have changed.
What countries can I study abroad at with this scholarship?
We will be accepting applications from people of any nationality but you must be applying to study abroad in one of the following countries:
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Czech Republic
- North Macedonia
- San Marino
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City