Erasmus Mundus Doctorate Fellowship in Sustainable Industrial Chemistry (SINCHEM), 2017-2018

Applications are invited for fellowships of the Ph.D. program (three years) duration. These fellowships are given to the highest ranked PhD candidates.
Erasmus Mundus is a certification of excellence which is delivered by the European community to the best international doctorate programmes in Europe, and it is supported by very attractive scholarships.
There are excellent fellowship opportunities for students accepted to the SINCHEM Programme. The offer of scholarships depends on the category to which the candidate belongs.
Candidates are required to demonstrate their proficiency in English, either by proving that some of their previous studies were successfully completed in English (minimum two years), or by submitting the results of a recognized language proficiency test.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD programme.
Study Subject: The offer of fellowships depends on the category to which the candidate belongs.
Scholarship Award: The gross amounts (cost to company) of individual EMJD fellowships for fixed living allowance will be 2800 Euro/month. The net amount of salary will result from deducting all relevant charges and taxes according to national regulations (minimum 1400 Euro/month).
Scholarship can be taken at: The doctoral candidates holding an Erasmus Mundus fellowship must perform their training/research periods in at least two different European countries represented in the consortium.
-For Category B fellowship holders, these two countries must be different from the country in which the doctoral candidate has obtained his/her last university degree. The candidate may choose his/her last degree (usually masters) awarding country if this degree was awarded in the context of a joint/double/multiple degree scheme.
Eligibility: Additional scholarships may become available at a later stage.
  • Erasmus Mundus Category A (Partner Country Candidates) scholarships are reserved for applicants who:
  • Do not come from an EU-area country (EU Member States, Croatia, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein); applicants from Western Balkans (from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina,  Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia) can apply for Category A scholarships
  • And are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, work, etc.) for a period equal or longer than a total of 12 months over the last five years in the EU-area countries.
  • This rule does not apply to non “EU-area” candidates who have previously received an Erasmus Mundus scholarship in order to follow an Erasmus Mundus Master Programme.
  • Erasmus Mundus Category B scholarships (Programme Country Candidates) are reserved for applicants who do not fulfill the Category A criteria defined above. Applicants from Turkey, FYROM (Macedonia), Switzerland can apply for Category B scholarships.
  • Candidates who have previously received an Erasmus Mundus Masters scholarship can apply for either Category A or Category B. Though, if their nationality is one of the EU countries, they can only apply under Cat. B.
  • Scholarships of different types will be awarded according to merit and in compliance with Erasmus Mundus regulations.
  • Students can apply even if they have not finished their master or engineering studies within their application deadline as long as they will have finished by October 1st of the year they intend to start their PhD.
Nationality: Erasmus Mundus Category A (Partner Country Candidates) scholarships are reserved for applicants who: do not come from an EU-area country (EU Member States, Croatia, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein); applicants from Western Balkans (from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina,  Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia) can apply for Category A scholarships; Erasmus Mundus Category B scholarships (Programme Country Candidates) are reserved for applicants who do not fulfill the Category A criteria defined above. Applicants from Turkey, FYROM (Macedonia), Switzerland can apply for Category B scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: The competition is open to candidates holding a 2nd Level Master’s Degree or a Single-Cycle Degree in Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Bioengineering, Materials Science, or equivalent degree in a pertinent field of sustainable industrial chemistry, conferred according to rules and regulations in force in the Consortium institutions countries, or an equivalent foreign academic qualification awarded by a College, University or Technical School with recognized standing.
English language Requirements: Candidates are required to demonstrate their proficiency in English, either by proving that some of their previous studies were successfully completed in English (minimum two years), or by submitting the results of a recognized language proficiency test. Knowledge of other relevant languages like German, French and Italian is favorable.
How to Apply: Applications can be submitted online or sent by ordinary mail. The application process requires candidates the following data and documents
  • Filled Application Form
  • CV (European format)
  • Degree certificate/diploma and Academic Transcript
  • Letter of motivation
  • 2 Reference letters
  • Official Proof of English
  • Passport-sized photograph
  • Copy of passport
Application Deadline: The deadline for the submission of the application is January 20, 2017.
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