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Jean Monnet Scholarship

Within the framework of Turkey’s negotiation process for the full membership to the EU, the Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme, aims at increasing the number of people specialized on the fields related to the EU acquis and hence supporting Turkey’s administrative capacity building efforts for the effective implementation of the EU acquis. The Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme supports academic studies at graduate or research level at a university or similar institution in one of the EU member countries.

Scholarships are granted exclusively for academic studies directly related to Turkey’s EU harmonisation process and the EU acquis.  Therefore, unlike other graduate scholarships, these scholarships will be awarded only to the studies on the acquis chapters listed below:

Free Movement of Workers

Free Movement of Goods

Right of Establishment and Freedom to Provide Services

Free Movement of Capital

Public Procurement

Company Law

Intellectual Property Law

Competition Policy

Financial Services

Information Society and Media

Agriculture and Rural Development

Food Safety, Veterinary and Phytosanitary Policy

Fisheries

Transport Policy

Energy

Taxation

Economic Criteria or Economic and Monetary Policy

Statistics

Social Policy and Employment

Enterprise and Industrial Policy

Trans-European Networks

Regional Policy and Coordination of Structural Instruments

Judiciary and Fundamental Rights

Justice, Freedom and Security

Science and Research

Education and Culture

Environment

Consumer and Health Protection

Common Trade Policy (Customs Union and/or External Relations)

Foreign, Security and Defence Policy

Financial Control

50% of the scholarships will be allocated to the public sector whereas the university and private sectors have 30% and 20% shares, respectively. Scholars shall only conduct academic studies at graduate or research level at a university or similar institution in one of the EU member countries for periods of minimum 3 (three), maximum 12 (twelve) months.  Amount of the scholarship covers the following (I) tuition fees, (II) living expenses (food and drink, accommodation, communication, local transportation, cultural activities, etc.), (III) fixed amount for various allowances to be paid only once (to be used for the visa-passport, educational materials, travel, study visit, registration to local authorities, health and insurance, any tax liabilities and similar expenses).

Candidates, who meet the necessary conditions, in particular language requirements, are supposed to obtain an unconditional acceptance letter from an academic program of the EU member states. Candidates who are successful in written and oral examinations are granted under the scholarship program.

For the details see: http://www.jeanmonnet.org.tr/en/

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