Extended deadline for MFS scholarships at the Department of Health Sciences!
Application period to 30 September!
Students at colleges and universities who have sought and been granted MFS scholarship can be in place in a developing country gather material for his thesis or his thesis for a bachelor's, master's or master's degree.
The recipient of the MFS scholarship for at least eight weeks to study issues of importance to developing countries' economic, social, political or knowledge development.
The scholarship is set at SEK 25 000 per student and is a contribution that is not intended to cover all expenses. It normally needs to be complemented by, for example, student aid.
Current host countries are those of the OECD are considered developing countries. A full list is available on International Programme Office website.
To qualify for the MFS scholarship, students must have a supervisor in Sweden and a contact person in the host country. The supervisor in Sweden to help with the academic and professional work. The contact person in the country is an on-site support (including practical arrangements and contacts). This contact may be linked to a university, an NGO or for example, a page or UN-funded project.
Applications must be written in English and include the following:
The project description should include:
The application should include a preliminary budget will be as follows:
• Use of the cheapest means of travel to and from the country where the study will be implemented
• Part of the cost of living (50 per cent of overseas subsistence allowance), read more on the Tax Agency website
• Any necessary travel within the country / region
• Insurance (students at state universities could be insured through the Administrative Services Agency)
• Any costs for equipment
• Printing of MFS essay (maximum of 10 copies)
Anyone Grantees participating in a mandatory preparatory course. The course lasts two days and deals with development cooperation, cultural matters, health, safety and country information.
Preparation course will be located at Side Partnership Forum's conference center in Härnösand. Course organizer replaces the student's travel from campus to Härnösand return. Information and necessary forms for the student's notification system.
For more information about the scholarship and instructions for application, see International Programme Office website. http://www.programkontoret.se/sv/Program-Stipendier/Program1/Minor-Field-Studies/
Or the contact Daina Dagis 0920-493880 or daina.dagis @ ltu.se
Applications must be received no later than 2012-04-15. Applications sent by mail to Daina Dagis, daina.dagis @ ltu.se