Rotary Scholarships for Water and Sanitation Professionals, Netherlands 2019
We are very pleased to inform interested persons that applications are open for the Rotary Scholarships for Water and Sanitation Professionals, Netherlands 2019.Rotary and the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education offers scholarship for international water and sanitation professionals. Students eligible for this scholarship must be provisionally admitted to MSc in Urban Water and Sanitation, MSc in Water Management or MSc in Water Science and Engineering.The Rotary Scholarships for Water and Sanitation Professionals have been designed to promote long-term productive relationships between Rotarians and highly skilled water and sanitation professionals in their communities.
Rotary and the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education have teamed up to tackle the world’s water and sanitation crisis by increasing the number of trained professionals to devise, plan, and implement solutions in developing and emerging countries. Through this partnership, The Rotary Foundation will provide grants to Rotary clubs and districts to select and sponsor a limited number of students each year.All of UNESCO-IHE’s educational programmes and courses are taught in English. Thus it is vital that students and participants have an adequate level of spoken and written English.
Scholarship is available for 18-month MSc degree programs.
Scholarships are offered for MSc in Urban Water and Sanitation, MSc in Water Management and MSc in Water Science and Engineering.
TRF awards scholarships of approximately €34,000, paid directly to UNESCO-IHE. Funding to cover additional costs (including international travel) related to participation in the academic program will be coordinated by UNESCO-IHE.
Number of Scholarships
A limited number of scholarships will be awarded each academic year. The funds will be paid directly to UNESCO-IHE on behalf of the student.
Students eligible for this scholarship must be provisionally admitted to one of the following degree programs at UNESCO-IHE (joint programs are not eligible):
MSc in Urban Water and Sanitation
MSc in Water Management and Governance
MSc in Water Science and Engineering
Students must also live or work near a Rotary club.
Students who live or work near a Rotary club/district are eligible to participate.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicant should at least have a Bachelor Degree in a relevant field of study, some years of working experience and a good command of the English language.
English Language Requirement
The following are the minimum English test required for admission: IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), TELC (The European Language Certificates) and Michigan (Cambridge Michigan)
Institute strongly advise applicants to have English language levels equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or higher before the start of their study at UNESCO-IHE. Although the minimum entry level of English is only IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent), applicants are expected to further improve their English language skills in the period between admission and enrolment.
Apply for scholarships online through www.rotary.org/grants.
For admission to the programme please complete the online application form. The link is available at the top of this page. Collect the required documents and attach them to the online application form:
Certified copies of degrees/diplomas.
Certified copies of academic transcripts. Authenticated or certified copies are copies with an official stamp to verify that the copies are true copies of original documents. This official stamp may be from one of the following: a solicitor/notary, the educational institution from where the student gained the diplomas or the local council/local authority/local government office.
Two reference letters, preferably one from a person that can judge students’ professional abilities and one from a person that can judge his/her academic abilities. One recommendation letter has to come from the current employer (if available) and another one from the university the student graduated from. Letters have to be printed on company (logo) paper and signed.
Motivation letter (maximum 500 words explanation why he/she applies for admission to the choosen programme).
Copy of passport.
Copy of results of English language test score (if required, see English language requirements).
Visit the Official Website of the Rotary Scholarships for Water and Sanitation Professionals, Netherlands 2019 for more details.