Erasmus Mundus SERP-Chem Master’s Scholarship In France 2020

The Erasmus Mundus SERP-Chem Scholarship offers a two-year programme in Chemistry, Physical-Chemistry, Materials Science and Related topics. The Master SERP-Chem aims at training students in the most performing experimental and theoretical tools used and developed in chemistry, and to become the topmost researchers and managers in areas of great relevance such as: Green chemistry based on photon-induced reactions, Nano-medicine and renewable energies, applications of radiations etc.

Erasmus Mundus SERP-Chem Scholarship Details

  • Eligible topics: Chemistry, Physical-Chemistry, Materials Science and Related topics.
  • Number of awards: The number of scholarships offered is defined on a yearly basis (23).
  • Duration: Two years.
  • Target group: Open for all nationalities.

DEADLINE Feb 15, 2020

 LEVEL : Masters

 OPEN TO : All

 STARTS IN : Sept 2020

Erasmus Mundus SERP-Chem Scholarship Eligibility

The Erasmus Mundus SERP-Chem Scholarship will be awarded to both European and non-European students. The number of scholarships offered will be defined on a yearly basis. Programme country scholarships are awarded to:

  • Students who are nationals of any EU member state
  • Students who are nationals from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey, and Macedonia
  • Students who have resided or carried out their main activities (studies, work, etc.) in any of the above mentioned countries for more than 12 months over the past five years

Partner country scholarships are awarded to students who do not fulfill the Programme country criteria mentioned above.

Selction Criteria

  • 50%: academic (and professional when relevant) workloads (including appropriateness of the curriculum, grades),
  • 20%: motivation and professional project,
  • 15%: recommendation letter,
  • 10%: English proficiency,
  • 5%: involvement in associations, networks or any other extra-curricular activities showing personal leadership and dynamic abilities.

Application instructions

To apply to the SERP+ programme please enter your email address in the box on the official web and press the submit button. You will received and email containing a link to follow in order to fill all the required information for the registration to the SERP+ programme. You will have the opportunity to come back at any time to complete, submit or check the status of your registration.

Required Documents

  1. Your CV (2 pages maximum) as a PDF file
  2. A cover letter (motivation letter, 2 pages maximum) as PDF file
  3. Your grades as PDF file. Upload your grades since the first year of your Bachelor studies(including an explanation of the grading system used at your university). Only official, signed and stamped transcripts of records will be taken into consideration. Student copies or any other non-official documents will be disregarded. If you already hold a Master degree, please upload the grades that you have obtained during both your Bachelor and your Master degrees.
  4. Bachelor or Master degree diploma/certificate as PDF file(if you already obtained it)
  5. Passport (or identity card for students from the European Union) as PDF file
  6. Proof of your place of residency as PDF file. This can be a certificate from your place of study (e.g. student card), work (e.g. contract), or a residence certificate in accordance with your municipality registration, issued less that 12 months before the application deadline.
  7. Proof of English proficiency (not required in certain conditions).
    1. TOEFL:
      • Paper Based Test: 550 or higher;
      • Computer Based Test: 213 or higher;
      • Internet Based Test: 82 or higher.
    2. IELTS: 6.0 points or higher
    3. Cambridge Certificates: Cambridge English First (FCE), Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE). If you have any doubt, please contact us before applying.
  8. Recommendation letter on letter head paper and hand signed(optional)
  9. Contact details of a referee. This referee must be able to evaluate your scientific knowledge(e.g. professor or internship supervisor). The SERP+ office will contact him/her in order to request a recommendation letter. This is your responsibility to ensure that your referee will answer our request on time. In addition, please note that the referee must have a valid institutional email address. All Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail email addresses will be disregarded. As soon as the status of your application is “Checked”, this means that an email has been sent to your referee. If he/she has not received anything, your referee needs to check the spam box and will have 2 weeks to submit a recommendation in your favor.

NB: All documents must be in English. Only certified translations will be accepted. All documents translated to English must come with a copy of the original document. Original transcripts of records and degree certificates in French, Italian, Portuguese and Polish can be accepted. All documents must be uploaded as a PDF file. All documents must be uploaded through the online application form. For more details on the Erasmus Mundus SERP-Chem Scholarship, please visit the official page.

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