APPLY: 2022 Jean-Claude Juncker Scholarship at MCI Entrepreneurial School for International Students
January 18, 2022
This scholarship under the patronage of Excellency Jean-Claude Juncker allows students engaged in the ideas, principles, values and future of the European Union as well as the economic, technological and social development of the European continent, to pursue their studies at a prestigious European university
The scholarship is applicable for the first year of the respective master’s program.
The scholarship may be extended to the second year of the master‘s program upon successful completion of the first year and a positive evaluation. For further scholarship opportunities
The Global Citizen Scholarship Program empowers exceptional young people by facilitating their participation in international conferences as well as tailor-made, short-term academic trainings and supporting and mentoring them during the development of their own “SDG Micro-Project.”
The scholarship includes the chance to attend renowned international fora, interact and network with high-level change-makers, access specialized educational seminars and trainings, and gain insights from expert mentors and workshops
To be eligible for Jean-Claude Juncker Scholarship 2022, applicants must:
Applicants must be enrolled in an eligible course at the MCI, Austria
Applicants must have obtained relevant bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution of higher learning with good grades.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential impact of their project’s goals.
Applicants must be willing to abide by the rules and regulations governing the conducts of students at the host institution.
Applicants must demonstrate strong academic and leadership abilities.
Scholarship Duration and Reward
Available for freshers who are required to pay the current annual tuition fee. A one-off scholarship of up to 10,000 EUR to cover (part of) the current annual tuition fee. Scholarship amount will offset the corresponding amount of the tuition fees for the first academic year; it cannot be used to cover any other expenses like travel, accommodation, etc.
To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;
Submitted application for admission to the respective MCI study program.
A statement (approximately 500 words) that recounts the applicant’s current (or past) commitment to the aims of the scholarship related to Europe including reference to concrete evidence / documentation.
A motivation letter describing the applicant’s future goals supporting the scholarship aims and explaining how their studies at the MCI will help them achieve them.
Applications will be evaluated in a two-stage process based on the selection criteria mentioned above. In a pre-selection round, applications will be short-listed. Subsequently, short-listed applicants will be invited to an interview with the jury consisting of jurors from the Ban Ki-Moon Centre and MCI. The final decision is made based on the following weighting: