• Scholarships for Master programs

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  • Penglai Scholarships

    The Penglai Scholarships allow two students or young professionals - a national of Taiwan and a national of a lower-income developing country - to pursue a one-year advanced master's programme at the WTI.

     

    The Penglai Scholarships are funded by the Permanent Mission to the WTO of the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu. One of the Penglai Scholarships will be awarded to a national of Taiwan, and one will be awarded to a national of a lower-income developing country.

     

    To be considered for the Penglai Scholarships, candidates must be admitted to one of the WTI’s advanced master’s programme, fulfilling all academic and language requirements.

     

    The Executive Committee of the GIA will decide on the award of the Penglai Scholarships on the advice of the Penglai Scholarship Committee.

     

    The recipient of a Penglai Scholarship shall maintain a minimum average grade of 5 during each of the two semesters of instruction of the MILE or TRAIL+ programme. Failure to keep this average grade may result in the withdrawal of the Penglai Scholarship. The recipient of a Penglai Scholarship shall also be involved in scientific research conducted at the WTI.

    Financials

    A Penglai Scholarship covers the tuition fees for the MILE or TRAIL+ programme, living expenses in Bern and travel expenses to and from Bern. The student shall receive a monthly allowance of CHF 1’500 to cover living expenses in Bern for a maximum of 11 months. The travel expenses covered shall be limited to one economy-class journey to and from Bern.

    Requirements

    When you apply for one of the Penglai Scholarships please submit:

    • Your acceptance letter from the WTI
    • Your CV
    • A motivation letter
    • A statement of financial needs (use this template)

    Deadline

    lobal-impact-associationgThe deadline for applications is

    31. March 2024, 12:00 pm CET.

     

    Send your application to:

    team@global-impact-association.org

  • Nathalie Diaz Asmat Scholarship 

    It is a privately funded scholarship in memory of the late Nathalie Diaz Asmat, a MILE 14 alumna and former Dispute Settlement Lawyer at the World Trade Organization from Lima, Peru.

     

    The Nathalie Diaz Asmat Scholarship allows students or young professionals to pursue a one-year advanced master’s programme at the WTI. With this scholarship, we want to honour Nathalie and give other young professionals the opportunity to follow in her footsteps.
      

    To be considered for the Nathalie Diaz Asmat Scholarship, candidates must be admitted to one of the WTI’s advanced master’s programme, fulfilling all academic and language requirements. In awarding the scholarship, preference will be given to students from Peru and Latin America.

     

    The Executive Committee of the GIA will decide on the award of the Nathalie Diaz Asmat Scholarship on the advice of the Nathalie Diaz Asmat Scholarship Committee.

     

    The Nathalie Diaz Asmat Scholarship recipient shall maintain a minimum average grade of 5 during each of the two semesters of instruction of the MILE or TRAIL+ programme. Failure to keep this average grade may result in the withdrawal of the Scholarship.

    Financials

    The Nathalie Diaz Asmat Scholarship covers the tuition fees for the MILE or TRAIL+ programme, living expenses in Bern and travel expenses to and from Bern. The student shall receive a monthly allowance of CHF 1’000 to cover living expenses in Bern for a maximum of 11 months. The travel expenses covered shall be limited to one economy-class journey to and from Bern.

    Requirements

    When you apply for one of the Scholarships please submit:

    • Your acceptance letter from the WTI
    • Your CV
    • A motivation letter
    • A statement of financial needs (use this template)

    Deadline

    The deadline for applications is

    31. March 2024, 12:00 pm CET.

     

    Send your application to:

    team@global-impact-association.org