M.Sc. Programme in Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University in cooperation with
The Netherlands School of Public and Occupational Health, Amsterdam
Matra Training for European Cooperation (MTEC) Scholarships for Promising Students and Public Health Professionals. Approximately 30 full scholarships are made available by the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the M.Sc. programme in Public Health as offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences of Maastricht University in cooperation with the Netherlands School of Public and Occupational Health (Amsterdam) for the coming academic year 2007/2008.
Coverage of the MTEC Scholarship
The MTEC scholarship
covers tuition fee, study materials, housing, subsistence, travel to
and from the home country, a personal development programme (including
Action Learning) and a social programme.
Who May Apply For an MTEC Scholarship?
scholarships are intended for both promising students and public health
professionals, that is, those who have completed a bachelor degree in
public health, the health sciences or an associated domain and have
started their career in a relevant field of work.
The MTEC scholarships are meant for
students and residents of the aforementioned countries (as listed on
the front page) who completed their BSc with flying colours and who
satisfy the criteria for admission to the MSc Public Health programme
as offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University.
Public health professionals are required to submit proof of their
employee to study for at least 10 months abroad and be issued with a
guarantee that they can take up their position upon return.
Prospective students need to have completed a bachelor degree in
public health, the health sciences or an associated domain, reside in
the relevant states at the time of application, have a TOEFL score of
at least 213 on the computer-based test; or 550 on the paper-based
test, or a satisfactory score on a similar test, for example, at least
6.5 on an IELTS test and not be older than 35 years.
Candidates should apply through the website
of EVD/CROSS (www.cross-agency.nl ) and consecutively send their
printed application form to the Royal Netherlands Embassy in their
Furthermore, applicants who want to be considered for a MTEC
scholarship have to go through the regular admission procedure of the
Faculty of Health Sciences at Maastricht University.
Applicants who have already been admitted to the M.Sc. Public Health
programme by the Board of Admissions of the Faculty of Health Sciences,
can directly apply for an MTEC scholarship by using the application
form which is available at the website of EVD/CROSS.
Applications for admission for the academic year 2007/08 should be sent before the 1st of April 2007.
For more detailed information on the
aforementioned five specialisations within the M.Sc. Public Health
programme, the admission criteria, and the application procedures,
please visit: www.fdgw.unimaas.nl/mtec
For specific questions on these procedures, please contact Mrs. Anke
Schmitt (Officer Board of Admissions) at the Faculty of Health Sciences
of Maastricht University by email (email@example.com
) or telephone (+ 31-43-3881438).
For more information about the MTEC scholarships, including
conditions regarding application and the entitlements and obligations
which are attached to the scholarships, and the application form,
please visit: www.cross-agency.nl or contact Mr. Diederik ter Haar by
email ( firstname.lastname@example.org
) or telephone (+31 (0)70 778 8139).
More information can be found from the links below: