Switzerland Masters Scholarship programme for the 2024/2025
MASTER OF ADVANCED STUDIES IN EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL GOVERNANCE (MEIG PROGRAMME) OFFERED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA FOR THE 2024/2025 ACADEMIC YEAR
Call for Application
The General public is hereby informed that Switzerland has opened the Scholarship programme for the 2024/2025 Academic year for eligible Tanzanians to undertake a Master of Advanced Studies in European and International Governance (MEIG Programme) at the University of Geneva in cooperation with the United Nations Office, Geneva. Interested candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Full details of the scholarships are available on the website: https://www.meig.ch/
Applicants must fulfil the following criteria:
i. Hold a Bachelor’s degree (International Relations, Political Science, Law, or Economics) with at least upper second-class division level;
ii. Fluent in English Language; and
iii. Have good English language proficiency skills.
This scholarship is partial. If awarded, the amount of financial aid is calculated according to the applicant’s financial situation, as reported in the scholarship application form. Applicants are encouraged to provide as much information as possible, to give a complete picture of their financial situation, as well as that of their parents and/or spouse. Other costs are covered by the candidate.
List of documents to be submitted
An applicant must submit the following supporting documents as part of the evaluation process:
i. Completed and signed application form;
ii. Academic certificates and transcripts with an officially certified translation into English, or French, when they are not originally in either English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish;
iii. Two recommendation letters (referees reports);
iv. Letter of motivation/personal statement demonstrating the applicant’s interest in the field of Governance in English (max. 500 words);
v. An up-to-date curriculum vitae (in English) with a portrait photograph (headshot);
vi. Copy of passport or ID (personal details page);
vii. Official TOEFL, IELTS, or Cambridge scores, please make sure you don’t upload the original test result as it is a protected PDF and we cannot open it (print it and scan it again); and
viii. Copy of certificates or other evidence of past and present professional positions.
Application process and submission
i. Application forms can be downloaded from the following website: https://www.meig.ch/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/meig-application- form_individual-modules.pdf
ii. Applicants should submit a completed Application Form and other required documents via the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org
iii. There are three deadlines for applications to the programme which are: 15 November, 2023; 31 December, 2023; and 15 February, 2023.
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology,