There are excellent fellowship opportunities for students accepted to the SINCHEM Programme. These fellowships are given to the highest ranked PhD candidates for the duration of the Ph.D. program (three years). The offer of scholarships depends on the category to which the candidate belongs
The gross amounts (cost to company) of individual EMJD fellowships for fixed living allowance will be 2800 Euro/month. The net amount of salary will result from deducting all relevant charges and taxes according to national regulations (minimum 1400 Euro/month).
Conditional on the approval of the European Commission, for the academic year 2015, the following scholarships are offered:
6 scholarships by the European Commission under the Erasmus Mundus scheme:
5 for Category A applicants (Partner Country fellowship)
1 for Category B applicants (Programme Country fellowship)
Additional scholarships may become available at a later stage.
Erasmus Mundus Category A (Partner Country Candidates) scholarships are reserved for applicants who:
do not come from an EU-area country (EU Member States, Croatia, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein); applicants from Western Balkans (from Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia) can apply for Category A scholarships
and are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, work, etc.) for a period equal or longer than a total of 12 months over the last five years (until 28 February 2015) in the EU-area countries.
This rule does not apply to non “EU-area” candidates who have previously received an Erasmus Mundus scholarship in order to follow an Erasmus Mundus Master Programme.
Erasmus Mundus Category B scholarships (Programme Country Candidates) are reserved for applicants who do not fulfill the Category A criteria defined above. Applicants from Turkey, FYROM (Macedonia), Switzerland can apply for Category B scholarships.
Candidates who have previously received an Erasmus Mundus Masters scholarship can apply for either Category A or Category B. Though, if their nationality is one of the EU countries, they can only apply under Cat. B.
Scholarships of different types will be awarded according to merit and in compliance with Erasmus Mundus regulations.