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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

Arqus Talent Scholarship Fund for Students in Europe | Fully Funded

Updated: Jun 13

Applications are still open for Students in Europe to benefit from the Arqus Talent Scholarship Fund 2024-2025.

The Arqus Talent Scholarship Fund 2024-25 offers exceptional opportunities to students in Europe. It supports academic excellence by providing financial aid to outstanding Master's and PhD students. With an emphasis on international collaboration and innovation, the scholarship aims to reduce financial barriers and enhance educational mobility. Arqus is committed to nurturing the next generation of global leaders through this initiative. The scholarship bears tuition fees, living expenses as well as travel costs, allowing recipients to focus on their studies and personal development.


Arqus Talent Scholarship Fund Summary

Study Levels: Master's and PhD

Coverage: Fully Funded. Monthly Stipend+Tuition fees+ Travel costs

Universities: The scholarship is available at partner universities within the Arqus Alliance: (Granada, Graz, Leipzig, Lyon 1, Maynooth, Minho, Padua, Vilnius, and Wrocław)


Benefits of Arqus Talent Scholarship Fund

  1. Full Tuition fees waiver

  2. Comprehensive Financial Support of 1,400€/month to cover living costs, medical insurance, and materials.

  3. A special needs fund of 250€/month.

  4. Compulsory mobility at a second Arqus partner.

• Eligibility for the Special needs fund:

  • Refugees/asylum seekers (with the respective status)

  • Students with caring responsibilities (of children between 0-18; or of parents/family members with certified disabilities /impairments

  • Students with disabilities and learning disabilities

  • Students with chronic diseases


Eligibility criteria

  • Priority will be given to refugees/asylum seekers; and

  • Students with fewer opportunities and applicants with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree not obtained at the Arqus university where they will undertake the Master’s or doctoral studies or where they are currently enrolled.

  • Proficiency in one of the Arqus languages (B2 or higher)

  • Field of study/research (whether it is related to one of the focus areas of the Alliance)

  • Admission to the degree program at the respective Arqus partner


Required Documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Passport

  • Motivation Statement

  • Letter of Recommendation

  • Confirmation of Application to Entrance University

  • PhD Research Proposal (doctoral students only)

  • BA/MA Diploma/Degree Certificate

  • Language Certificate


Application Deadlines

1). Doctoral Students:

Application Period: March 31, 2024 – May 31, 2024 (23:59 CEST)

2). Master’s Students:

First Call:

Application Period: April 2, 2024 – June 30, 2024 (23:59 CEST)

Second Call:

Application Period: May 3, 2024 – July 3, 2024 (23:59 CEST)


Application procedure

1). Register an account on the official online application portal

2). Fill out the application form

3). Upload required documents

4). Submit application

5). Wait for selection results

NOTE: At the time of writing this article, only applications for Master's studies are open, and it will be open until July 3 2024





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