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Full Scholarships for Roma at CEU

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Deadline: November 15, 2007

Central European University (CEU), with the financial support of the Roma Education Fund, is offering a 9-month Preparatory Course for promising young Roma. Full scholarships will be awarded covering travel, tuition, housing, meals and living stipend.

Goal

The goal is to gain equal opportunity to access post-graduate education through open competition at CEU and in North America or Western Europe. The program will:

  • involve Roma students in the core degree programs of CEU (auditing CEU classes)
  • academically prepare them for their chosen field of study by intensive training
  • accustom students to advanced academic life
  • raise their English to a level adequate for graduate study

The full-time course will start in April 2008 and last until December 2008. It is a combination of:
1. Discipline specific tutoring in the field(s) of their choice
2. Academic courses in the field(s) of their choice
3. Academic writing
4. English language training

Eligibility

Young Roma in Central and Eastern Europe who have:

  • A university/college degree in any field (preferably in the Social Sciences or Humanities)
  • Strong interest in post-graduate university education
  • Intermediate English language skills
  • Desire to study in a multicultural environment

Your application must include:
1. Completed Application Form (in English)
2. CV, including academic background, work experience if any, and involvement in Roma related issues in your country if any (in English)
3. Letter of Intention, stating why you would like to participate in this program (in English)
4. One Reference Letter from a recognized Roma organization translation into English should be attached if the recommendation is written in local language
5. One Reference Letter from a university professor or your employer translation into English should be attached if the recommendation is written in local language
6. Copies of all University Documents (diploma and documents showing your grades!)

Please send your application package to:

Central European University
SEP
Nador u. 9
H-1051 Budapest
Hungary
or e-mail to romaac@ceu.hu

Important Additional Information
  • Incomplete or late application packages will not be considered
  • Applicants who do not have their diploma by April 2008 can not be considered
  • As a general rule, we cannot provide assistance in accommodating family members
  • If you are currently employed, you will not be able to continue your duties, since this is a full-time program
EAC TOP

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tel.: (37322) 221167, 221172; fax: (37322) 221167
e-mail: eac@eac.md