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The ASEAN & EU SHARE Scholarship 2017 Explained

Published by Afterschool.my on Mar 22, 2017, 11:56 am

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) are inviting undergraduate students in ASEAN of all disciplines to apply for a full scholarship to study abroad for one semester in the period August-December 2017. Sounds amazing, doesn't it? So how do you apply? What does this scholarship cover? Here, we break it down for you into easily digestible pieces, so you may apply and get to go the the country you've always dreamed of.

What is the SHARE Scholarship?

The SHARE Scholarship is a scholarship programme for intra-ASEAN and ASEAN-EU mobility. The SHARE partner, EP-Nuffic, is implementing this scholarship programme through short-term (one semester) exchange of students with scholarships. The scholarship provides fully funded, short-term (one semester) exchange of students from a network of 32 participating universities across the region. It is open to students who have completed at least two semesters of study and have been accepted to study at one of the participating universities. For this third batch, 125 scholarships are available for study in an ASEAN country. Additional 50 fully funded scholarships are available to spend one semester of study at one of the 8 participating universities in Europe.

Who can eligible to apply?

The SHARE Scholarship is meant for active undergraduate ASEAN students from selected ASEAN Universities that have completed at least 2 semesters at their home university to study for one semester at another selected ASEAN universities.

Exchange students can come from all ASEAN countries. Students form ASEAN Member States, except for Brunei Darussalam and Singapore, are eligible for receiving scholarship funds from this program in line with the Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI) Regulation. However, students from Brunei and Singapore can participate in the mobility programme at their own cost.

Students MUST be accepted to a mobility programme (at least 1 semester) and get Letter(s) of Acceptance from intended Host/receiving universities before applying for a SHARE scholarship.

How do I get a Letter of Acceptance from other Universities to be eligible?

After getting endorsement from your Home/sending University, register to the Platform and contact directly by email (or telephone) your intended Host/receiving Universities to apply for the Letter(s) of Acceptance (LoA)

In the email application to your intended Host/receiving University(ies), include the link to your online SHARE profile. Click here to create your SHARE profile.

How do I apply?

You will need to apply through the SHARE Scholarship online application system, available on their website. Remember, you WILL have to submit your university transcripts, and it will have to translated to English.

What are the universities involved?

Here is the full list of participating universities which you could potentially study at:

ASEAN universities

  • Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines
  • Bina Nusantara University (BINUS), Indonesia
  • Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia
  • Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • De La Salle University (DLSU), Philippines
  • Diponegoro University (Undip), Indonesia
  • Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), Vietnam
  • Ho Chi Minh University of Technology and Education (HCMUTE), Vietnam
  • Hue University, Vietnam
  • King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Thailand
  • Myanmar Maritime University (MMU), Myanmar
  • National University of Management (NUM), Cambodia
  • Payap University (PYU), Thailand
  • Phnom Penh International University (PPIU), Cambodia
  • Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), Cambodia
  • Taylor's University (TU), Malaysia
  • Thammasat University, Thailand
  • The National University of Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia
  • The University of Cambodia (UC), Cambodia
  • Universitas Indonesia (UI), Indonesia
  • Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia
  • University Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Malaysia
  • University of Mandalay (UM), Myanmar
  • University of Murcia (UM), Spain
  • University of Santo Tomas (UST), Philippines
  • University of the Philippines (UP), Philippines
  • University of Yangon (UY), Myanmar
  • Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU), Vietnam
  • Yangon University of Economics (YUEco), Myanmar

European Universities

  • Tomas Bata University (UTB), Czech Republic
  • Université Paul Sabatier - Toulouse III (UPS), France
  • University College Cork (UCC), Ireland
  • University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria (FHOO), Austria
  • University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE), Germany
  • University of Ghent (UGent), Belgium
  • University of Groningen (RUG), Netherlands
  • Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), Poland

What does the scholarship cover?

The SHARE Scholarship covers tuition fees (waived by the universities), a monthly stipend/living allowance, return airfare, health insurance, a one-time settling in allowance, study materials, and visa costs throughout the duration of the programme.

Can I apply to more than one university or courses?

Yes, you can apply to as many universities and as many courses you prefer, to ensure higher chance of receiving a Letter of Acceptance (LOA). However, please note that only one university can be submitted for the scholarship grant.

Where can I find the scholarship to apply?

Right here. Click, read and apply now

Interested in other scholarships?

View our full scholarship section here, with over 50 scholarships for you to apply for

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