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