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1) Guardian Glass Masters Scholarship

The Guardian Glass Masters Scholarship is a talent support programme founded in 2020. Guardian Glass awards a scholarship to an outstanding student from any country outside the Greater Region (Luxembourg, France, Belgium and Germany are excluded).

Applications are now being accepted! Applications will be treated on a rolling basis, and early
applications will be given priority. Interested and qualified candidates can send their applications to guardian.scholarship@uni.lu 

DEADLINE = 2 MAY 2021

Eligibility criteria

The Guardian Glass Masters Scholarship is open to students who are applying for the 2021/2022 intake in the following Master programmes:

Applicants must be applying to the first year of one these Master programmes at the University of Luxembourg at the time of applying for the Scholarship.

Application procedure

All candidates must submit an application including:

  • Personal statement/motivation letter
  • CV
  • Supporting document to illustrate a needs-based financial assistance

Selection

Applications will be assessed by the programme directors of the respective Master programmes. Shortlisted candidates are invited to an online interview with a selection committee.

Laureates are chosen based on:

  • Academic achievement
  • Originality of the personal statement and motivation for applying
  • Illustration of needs-basis for financial assistance

Allocation of Scholarship

The Scholarship is aimed at financially supporting promising international postgraduate students, allowing them to focus on their academic and relevant extracurricular work.

The stipend is paid in instalments (up to €2,000 at the beginning of each Winter semester, followed by a monthly instalment of up to €1,000 for a maximum of eight months per academic year) for the regular duration of study, for a maximum of two years. Payment is subject to a performance assessment and can be withheld, for example in case of academic misconduct, poor results or withdrawal from the Master programme.

Detailed terms and conditions are set out in an agreement signed between the laureate(s), the University of Luxembourg and Guardian Glass upon selection of the successful candidate(s).

2) Luxembourg Foreign Affairs Masters Scholarship

The Luxembourg Foreign Affairs Masters Scholarship is a talent support programme funded by the Luxembourg’s Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. Luxembourg awards scholarships to attract high-preforming international Master students applying to master programmes at the University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine.

Applications are now being accepted! Interested and qualified candidates can send their applications to maee.masterscholarships@uni.lu 

DEADLINE = 2 MAY 2021

Eligibility criteria

The Luxembourg Foreign Affairs Masters Scholarship gives priority to students from the network of international partners of the University of Luxembourg.

Master programmes

The Luxembourg Foreign Affairs Masters Scholarship is open to students who are applying for the 2021/2022 intake in any of the Master programmes offered by the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine. A full list is available here.

Application procedure

All candidates must submit an application including:

  • Personal statement/motivation letter
  • CV
  • Two letters of recommendation, with full contact details (academic)

The application procedure for acceptance into the relevant Master programme is separate to this Scholarship. Candidates are invited to visit the relevant master application webpage for deadlines.

Selection

Applications will be evaluated by the course directors of the respective Master programmes. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online interview.

Laureates are chosen based on the following criteria:

  • Outstanding academic achievement
  • Originality of the personal statement and motivation for applying
  • Civic engagement, volunteer work or other extracurricular activities

Allocation of Scholarship

The Scholarship is aimed at financially supporting outstanding international Master students, allowing them to focus on their academic and relevant extracurricular work.

The stipend is paid in monthly instalments of 500EUR for a duration of 10 months per academic year, for a maximum of two years, as well as free accommodation in a student residence hall for the duration of the master programme. Payment is subject to a performance assessment and can be withheld, for example in case of academic misconduct, poor results or withdrawal from the Master programme.

The Scholarship cannot be combined with any other type of grant funded by the Luxembourg government.

Detailed terms and conditions are set out in the acceptance letter by the University of Luxembourg. Laureates will sign a declaration of honor in acceptance of the terms and conditions of the Luxembourg Foreign Affairs Masters Scholarship.