The 2022 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships is an European Union (EU) Scholarship award sponsored by the European Union in partnership with an international consortium of higher education institutions across Europe, allowing deserving students from around the world to enroll for several Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMDs).
Applications for the 2022 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships is currently ongoing with the deadline set for 2022. This Scholarship Award is very special and has lots of benefits more than the usual Fully Funded Scholarship Awards in UK such as the Commonwealth Scholarship or the Chevening Scholarships.
The Erasmus Mundus Scholarship allows candidates to take a Master’s Degree in several countries across Europe with two countries being the minimum. This means that as an Award winner, you will have the privilege to study in several Universities across countries like Spain, Germany, UK, Norway, France, Belgium and many more.
The Countries of study using the 2022 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships is dependent on individual’s Course of Study. For example, if you are selected to enroll for the Master Degree in Economics using the 2022 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships, you will study in Italy, Chile, Belgium, Spain, Estonia, France and China all within two years! – This might be your biggest tourism.
In the Erasmus Mundus Scholarships, the application processes and deadline is dependent on individual’s Course of study or Program. Getting to apply for these individual programs and/or understanding the requirements and application procedures for your Program/Course of choice is important.
In this article, we will breakdown everything you need to know and understand to submit your 2022 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships application successfully and fulfill your dream to become a Scholar as well as enjoy the atmosphere of Europe.
STEP 1: Understanding the Requirement:
Who can apply for this Scholarship?
First and foremost, the 2022 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships is open to citizens from around the world. People from United States of America, China, Indonesia, Nigeria, South Korea and many other countries wins this Scholarship Award every year. So yes! If you are reading this right now, you can also apply.
Second, the 2022 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships is available for people who seeks to study at the Master’s Degree level. This means [PAY ATTENTION]:
- You can apply for this Scholarship only if you already have a Bachelor’s Degree from any University around the world and wants to proceed to study for your Master’s Degree in Europe.
- For Undergraduate: Yes! as an Undergraduate, you can apply for this Scholarship Award if you are in your “Final Year” and will conclude your Bachelor’s Degree before the start of 2022 September Academic Year. Please waste no time, get in now!
Once you meet the aforementioned criteria, you are eligible to apply.
STEP 2: Preparing all the required Documents:
Of course, the organizers of the Scholarship Award will ask you to submit some documents through an online application portal. Before you start or proceed with your application, it is important that you understand and prepare these documents.
This will not only make you have a smooth application process but also gives you the privilege to review and perfect all the documents before submitting at all. Another advantage this gives you is that you can apply for several Scholarships once your documents are already in one piece.
Now, what are the required documents for the 2022 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships?
- Letter of Application or Letter of Motivation
Although every Program or Course have their respective nomenclature for this particular letter, you are expected to write this “Letter of Application or Letter of Motivation” to outline the reasons why you want to undertake the Master’s Degree you have chosen.
2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Your CV is one of the most important document required to apply for the 2022 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships. This is not any ordinary CV, you are expected to construct your CV carefully in the Europass CV format – To create an Europass CV, Click HERE.
3. Bachelor’s Degree Certificate and/or Final Academic Transcript
In case you are still an undergraduate, you will be required to provide evidence that you are in your final year.
4. Proof of English Proficiency – IELTS, TOEFL or others
For some programs, all you need to present is an evidence that you were taught in English Language, usually gotten from your University if you were taught in English during your Undergraduate Program.
5. Refrees – Evaluation and Recommendation
The 2022 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships will require you to submit the names and details of two referees, preferably from your Undergraduate institution, who will fill an evaluation form and write Letters of recommendation for you.
6. Valid means of identification, such as International Passport, etc.
7. Passport sized photograph
These 7 documents are all that you need to have in place to submit an application for the 2022 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships successfully. Although some of the requirements differs based on the Course you are applying for, these 7 documents is a smmary of the general requirements for all the courses available.
Some of them might not be required by your own course, it is important that you go through the specific requirements of your selected course. Having these 7 documents ready will however save you a lot of time.
STEP 3: How to Submit An Application For The 2022 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships
- Find Your Course of Interest
The Erasmus Mundus Scholarships offers Master’s Degree for series of Courses across many countries in Europe. You have to select the Course of Choice in relation to your interset and your Bachelor’s Degree. This year, 162 different Courses are available for grasp.
To do this, visit the Scholarship page on the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMDs) Catalouge here: https://www.eacea.ec.europa.eu/scholarships/emjmd-catalogue_en
Scroll down to section that says “EMJMD Catalogue (162)” as illustrated in the image below
Once you are in this section, filter the courses to the Field of Study that suits your Academic Interest. In the 2022 Erasmus Mundus Scholarships, field of study including: Chemistry (CHE), Economic Sciences (ECO), Environmental and Geosciences (ENV), Information Science and Engineering (ENG), Information Technology (IT), Law, Life Sciences (LIF), Literature, Mathematics (MAT), Physics (PHY) and, Social Sciences and Humanities (SOC) are all available.
Selected the Filter of your choice and click “Search” as illustrated in the image below:
All the available courses in your selected Field of Study will be presented. In this illustration, we have selected the Economic Sciences (ECO) as Field of Study and Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Economics of Globalisation and European Integration as a course of interest.
2. Proceed to the Program’s website
Once you have sighted an interesting course in your Field of Study, proceed to the program’s website by clicking on the Program as shown in the image below:
That will bring you into the detailed page of the Program you have selected. Look for the Website, usually listed in the program details alongside the Countries where the study will hold. If you do not find the website in this page, it probably means the program is not open yet for applications. See the image below for some illustrations:
Once you are in the Program’s Official website, explore the unique details of the Scholarship Award including the Deadline and Documents required. The websites for each Program is different and will be difficult for us to treat uniquely.
The procedure from the Program’s website is much straightforward once you have all the documents prepared. Just proceed to the APPLY section and fill in the Online Application Form. An official response to your application will be communicated through your Email.
We wish you best of luck in your application as we hope to see you join the league of Scholars very soon.