Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Europe:BioHealth Computing Erasmus Mundus Student Scholarships

BioHealth Computing EM is a multi-track research oriented Master programme within the guidelines of the Bologna process whose scope is designing innovative tools and to work on a joint research program associating 4 areas of knowledge: clinical research, environmental and animal health, molecular biotechnology and computational mathematics.

Selection Criteria
Students are required having already completed a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. degree or a nationally recognized degree equivalent to 180 ECTS) and the first year of a Master of Science (MSc degree or a nationally recognized degree equivalent to 60 ECTS), with a minimum grade of “B–“ in the ECTS grading scale (at least a score of 70%). If requested, the applicant must prove the international recognition of the mentioned Degree as equivalent to a B.Sc. + first year of Ms, and provide such official recognition translated in English. In any case, applicants should hold a university degree by September 1st 2011. Students will be selected on the basis of their academic merits and language skills (English). Students are required having a fluent level in English, certified by a TOEFL score. The result has to be paper based at least 580, computer based at least 237 or internet based at least 92-93. An alternative is a minimum score of 6.5 from IELTS test. Furthermore, basic computer skills are required. The Consortium Committee can admit excellent students with a somewhat lower TOEFL (550, 213 or 79-80 respectively) or IELTS score (6.0).
BioHealth Computing EM is comitted to promote a balanced gender participation in the course, access to disadvantaged students and to students with disabilities or special needs. As such, in case students of different gender are ranked equally, the tie would be resolved in favour of the less represented gender in the scholarship or admitted list. Also, students with disabilities or special needs are subject to a more favourable evaluation in the setection process and, if selected, might qualify for additional funding from the Erasmus Mundus programme. Applicants are given the possibilty to include information regarding any sort of disability in their
application form.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 11 April 2011

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