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FXB Rwanda, Field Assistants Jobs Vacancies

Kimihurura                                                      

B.P 188 Kigali

RE: RECRUITMENT OF FIELD ASSISTANTS

FXB Rwanda is a Rwandan Local Non Governmental Organization (NGO) created in February 2012. It is affiliated to FXB International, an international NGO created in 1989, whose mission is to fight poverty and HIV/AIDS. In line with its program implementation, FXB Rwanda would like to r

ecruit three “Field Assistant” who will be based in Musanze and Huye Districts.

The Field Assistants will be mainly responsible for organizing and carrying out economic strengthening activities, health education including HIV prevention for beneficiaries and communities, providing education and follow up to supported children in school.

The Field Assistants tasks include:

  • Sensitization of communities and target groups on program objectives, strategies and activities.
  • Identification and registration of potential beneficiaries of the program based on the OVC selection criteria.
  • Participation in preparation of action plans (weekly, monthly, quarterly,and annually) in consultation with OVC Regional Manager and other colleagues
  • Assistance to program beneficiaries in preparation and execution of income generating activities (IGA) and ensure their active participation in Internal Saving Lending Groups (ISLGs).
  • Support orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC) enrolled in the program to have school materials / fees on time and have close monitoring of them to ensure they remain in and complete school.
  • Keep good collaboration with local leaders and other OVC stakeholders operating in the target area
  • Sensitization of beneficiaries and communities on HIV prevention and collaboration with health centers to ensure beneficiaries’ access to voluntary counseling and testing for HIV as well as ensuring access to HIV care and treatment of patients in needs
  • Ensuring home visits to assist beneficiaries and follow-up of activities
  • Provision of psychosocial counseling to all beneficiaries
  • Participation in monitoring and evaluation of program activities
  • Preparation of report of activities performed

Qualifications and experience

Candidate must:

  • Have experience of 3 years with implementation of OVC programs or community development programs,
  • Have Bachelors’ Degree in Social sciences, Community development, Public health or related fields
  • Have experience in provision of different trainings
  • Be fluent in English
  • Should have a driving license of category A (driving license of motorcycle)

How to apply:

must be submitted to FXB Rwanda coordination office located in Building called BRIDGE 1  in the second floor ( former Rwanda Revenue Authority ) located on the road KN 07 (Poids Lourds to Car Wash, opposite to HYNDAI), not later Monday, February 26, 2018 at 4:00pm.

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for exams.

Done at Kigali on February 19, 2018

Emmanuel Habyarimana

Executive Director / FXB Rwanda

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International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT),Research Assistant Jobs Vacancy

Recruiting a Research Assistant for IITA

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is an international non-profit research-for-development (R4D) organization created in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported primarily by the Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). IITA’s R4D is anchored on the development needs of Sub-Saharan Africa and develops agricultural solutions with partners to tackle hunger and poverty by reducing

producer and consumer risks, enhancing crop quality and productivity, and generating wealth from agriculture.

CIAT, on behalf of IITA, is seeking for a Research Assistant to support timely and efficient data collection and reporting in the following two projects in Rwanda Office. The Consortium for Improving Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA – www.cialca.org) that seeks to improve food, income and nutrition security with the Rwandan government, public and private sector and partners. The second is a project that seeks to work with extension officers and lead farmers for better management of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW), using (smart) phone and other information and communication technology (ICT). The project will be gathering data on household characteristics, communication needs, ICT-use efficiency, and incidence and severity of the BXW disease in the intervention areas in Rwanda. For more information on this ICT4BXW project, please click here. The position will report to the IITA Country Representative.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

1. Research assistance to CIALCA and ICT4BXW projects

  • Assist CIALCA and BMZ scientists and staff in effective data collection using ODK-surveys and tablets, interviews, workshops, participatory observation and other methods.
  • Assist CIALCA and BMZ scientists and staff in basic data cleaning and analysis.
  • Support the implementation and quality control of multi-locational experiments (agronomy, nutrition, economic, social).
  • Support the development and testing of ICT-based tools for extension officers and lead farmers’ decision making.

2. Support training and capacity development

  • Lead training and supervision of data collectors and enumerators;
  • Support the training of agricultural extension officers and lead farmers in the use of smart-phone based tools;Ongoing support and follow up with agricultural extension officers and lead farmers engaged in the program

3. Reporting and administration Assistance:

  • Timely and effectively manage/support administrative and project technical reporting products.
  • Liaise with IITA Rwanda and CIAT staff on administrative issues related to the projects.

The candidate shall have the following competencies, skills and experience:

  • At least a Bachelor degree in Agricultural or other relevant fields with proven data collection and reporting skills.
  • At least five (5) years of relevant work experience in a closely related field gained in an International Organization in Agricultural sector
  • Experience in digital data collection e.g. using tablet-based surveys; and developing and testing mobile (smart) phone applications with extension officers and farmers.
  • High level of computer and ICT skills (MS Office Word and Excel) and ability to learn new applications quickly.
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English and Kinyarwanda. French is an added advantage.
  • Valid driving license will be an added advantage
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, but also participate as a team member in accomplishment of duties.
  • High level analytical thinking capacity
  • Understanding and experience, working in banana- and cassava-based farming systems.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, good judgment and a high level of respect for confidentiality.
  • Must be proactive and takes initiative, and has an eye for detail and perfection.
  • Willingness to learn and develop as part of the IITA team in Rwanda.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Commitment to IITA’s mission and core values.

Terms of employment:

The position is nationally recruited, will be based at IITA Offices in Kigali, Rwanda. The contract will be for one (1) year period, subject to a probation period of three (3) months, renewable depending on performance and availability of resources.

How to apply:

Applicants are invited to visit http://ciat.cgiar.org/ciat-jobs to get full details of the position and to submit their applications, clearly indicating position applied for as Research Assistant. An application Letter and Curriculum Vitae should be attached and saved as one document using candidate’s last name-first name for ease of sorting.

Applications closing date: 2nd March 2018

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Partnership Rhineland –Palatinate/ Rwanda,Advisor (m/f)Jobs Vacancy

The Coordination Office of the Partnership Rhineland-Palatinate/Rwanda (Jumelage) is announcing the following vacancy:

Advisor (m/f) for promoting economic relations between Rwanda and Rhineland-Palatinate

The partnership seeks to strengthen the economic relations between Rwanda and Rhineland-Palatinate in order to support trade, investment and employment. Since 2014 business delegations with entrepreneurs from Rhineland-Palatinate have visited Ruanda every year.

For promoting and coordinating business relation

s the coordination office is recruiting as soon as possible a competent technical advisor. He/she will work under the supervision of the director of the coordination office. He/she will be the contact person for entrepreneurs in Rwanda and in Rhineland-Palatinate and will be in direct exchange with the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Rhineland-Palatinate. The position is initially limited to two years and a half.

The technical advisor will perform the following tasks:

  • connect business partners from Rhineland-Palatinate and Rwanda,
  • have contact with government and business institutions, facilitate meetings, prepare minutes
  • organize B2B talks between entrepreneurs from Rwanda and Rhineland-Palatinate
  • make follow-up of B2B Talks
  • establish and continuously update a business network
  • observe and analyze the Rwandan market, prepare reports
  • inform on the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate and its economy
  • organize the program of business delegations from and to Rhineland-Palatinate and document
  • attend national and regional business conferences
  • participate at national exhibitions

Required qualifications, competences and experience

  • Bachelor or master degree in economics, business administration or engineering
  • Knowledge of Rwandan economy and development strategies
  • Rwandan national with knowledge of Germany and German economy, studies in Germany an advantage
  • Fluency in oral and written English, good knowledge of German, French desirable
  • Very good working knowledge of ICT technologies (MS Office, internet, email)
  • Very good communication skills, networking and organizing abilities
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently, conceptual skills

How to apply

Please send your application (motivation letter, updated CV, certificate and references, salary expectations) until 5th of March 2018 by email to application@rlp-ruanda.de. The email attachment should be in one PDF file and not more than 2MB. Please quote the job title in the subject.

Rwanda: CAF002 – Journalist in Kigali

Organization: Forcier Consulting
Country: Rwanda
Closing date: 23 Feb 2018

Forcier, a consulting firm specializing in data collection, is currently seeking to recruit a temporary consultant (two months) in Kigali for an evaluation of a project working towards the professionalization and capacity-building of media institutions in Rwanda.

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Work and Responsibilities**

You will be under the responsibility of the coordinator of Forcier and will have the following tasks:

  • Conduct a thorough literature review prior to the start of the assessment
  • Participate actively in the training that will take place in Kigali that will aim to detail the objectives of the evaluation, as well as the methodology and tools to be used;
  • Assist the coordinator in moderating in-depth interviews and focus groups in Kigali and the rest of the country in accordance with the methodology delivered during the training;
  • Assist the coordinator in the transcription of interviews, analysis and writing of the final report to be submitted to the client
  • Present with the coordinator the results of the evaluation as well as recommendations to the client during a stakeholder meeting in Kigali

Qualifications

Anyone wishing to apply for this role must fit the following criteria:

  • Live in Kigali;
  • Have a good understanding of the history, governance, politics, and media in Rwanda
  • Have at least a university degree; a degree in journalism and/or political science is an asset;
  • Have experience as a journalist, focusing on politics in general, and/or as a consultant
  • Mastery of English and French (reading, writing and speaking); mastery of Kinyarwanda (speaking and listening)
  • Have good analytical and writing skills in English and French;
  • Have recent experience conducting assessments and/or surveys, especially of a qualitative nature
  • Be able to follow a precise methodology with precision and rigor;
  • Ability to listening, adapt and have team spirit; ability to be autonomous;
  • Be willing to go in the field and work in difficult and sometimes uncomfortable circumstances

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Forcier, organisation opérant dans le domaine de la recherche sur les populations, cherche actuellement à recruter un consultant temporaire (deux mois) dans le cadre d’une évaluation d’un projet sur la professionnalisation et le renforcement des capacités des médias dans la ville de Kigali.

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Travail et responsabilités**

Vous serez sous la responsabilité du coordinateur de Forcier et aurez les tâches suivantes :

  • Effectuer une revue de littérature approfondie avant le début de l’évaluation
  • Participer activement à la formation qui aura lieu à Kigali suite aux réunions et qui visera à détailler les objectifs de l’évaluation, la méthodologie utilisée ainsi que la maitrise des outils ;
  • Assister le coordinateur dans la modération des entretiens approfondis et groupes de discussion à Kigali et dans les reste du pays en respectant la méthodologie délivrée lors de la formation ;
  • Assister le coordinateur dans la retranscription des données, l’analyse et l’écriture du rapport final à soumettre au client
  • Présenter avec le coordinateur les résultats de l’évaluation et les recommandations au client lors d’une restitution à Kigali

Qualifications

Toute personne souhaitant postuler pour ce rôle doit remplir les critères suivants :

  • Habiter à Kigali obligatoirement ;
  • Avoir une bonne compréhension de l’histoire, la gouvernance, la politique, et les médias au Rwanda
  • Disposer au minimum d'un diplôme universitaire ; diplôme en journalisme et/ou science politique est un atout ;
  • Avoir de l’expérience en tant que journaliste, se focalisant sur la politique de manière générale, et/ou en tant que consultant
  • Maitrise de l’anglais et du français lu, écrit et parlé, maitrise du Kinyarwanda compris et parlé ;
  • Avoir de bonnes compétences d’analyse et d’écriture en anglais et en français
  • Expérience récente d’évaluations et/ou d’enquêtes, surtout qualitative ;
  • Être capable de suivre une méthodologie avec précision et rigueur ;
  • Esprit d'écoute, d'adaptation, et d’équipe ; capacité à être autonome ;
  • Etre disposé à se rendre sur le terrain et à travailler dans des circonstances difficiles et parfois inconfortables

How to apply:

To apply, please fine the vacancy CAF002 – Consultant in Kigali on www.joinforcier.com and click "Apply", attaching your CV of two pages maximum, a cover letter of one page maximum in Word format including a summary of your qualifications and experiences, and an article or report on the politics, governance, history or media in Rwanda that you have written. For the cover letter and article, please send one of the two in English and the other in French. Please apply no later than February 23, 2018. Please also specify your telephone number.

The subject of your email must be "First Name Last Name" – Consultant Kigali
(Example: Jean Bope – Consultant Kigali)

Female candidacies are strongly encouraged.

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Pour candidater, s'il vous plaît affiner la vacance CAF002 – Consultant in Kigali sur www.joinforcier.com et cliquez sur "Apply", en joignant votre CV de deux pages maximum, une lettre d'accompagnement d'une page maximum en format Word comprenant un résumé de vos qualifications et expériences , et un article ou un reportage sur la politique, la gouvernance, l'histoire ou les médias au Rwanda que vous avez écrits. Pour la lettre de présentation et l'article, veuillez envoyer l'un des deux en anglais et l'autre en français. Veuillez postuler au plus tard le 23 février 2018. Veuillez également indiquer votre numéro de téléphone.

Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

Full or Partial Scholarships at Transparency International School

Transparency International School is offering a limited number of full or partial scholarships to senior students, graduates and young professionals under the age of 35. Scholarships will be awarded for a seven days TI School course in the field of anti-corruption and accountability.
Transparency International School on Integrity (TISI) is an annual state-of-the-art anti-corruption and accountability training for future leaders. The upcoming TISI 2018 will take place during 4-10 July, 2018 in Vilnius, Lithua
nia. TISI exposes its participants to the latest developments in the field of anti-corruption and accountability and offers real opportunities to try and implement their ideas in practice.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: Deadline for scholarship applications is 1 May 2018, for non-scholarship applications – 20 May 2018.
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for senior students, graduates and young professionals.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for TI School course. The School features three teaching modules that cover the public sector, the private sector and civic empowerment. Each module will include the theoretical definition of corruption as it affects that particular part of society, and an explanation and demonstration of how anti-corruption tools are used in practice.
  • Scholarship Award: The course fee covers tuition fee, course material, accommodation, meals and extra-curricular activities. The fee for TISI 2018 is EUR 650.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given
  • Nationality: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Iceland, Latvia, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Turkey and Ukraine
  • Scholarship can be taken in Lithuania

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Students from the following countries may apply for full or partial scholarships: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Iceland, Latvia, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Turkey and Ukraine.
  • Entrance Requirements: The School is open to senior students, graduates and young professionals under the age of 35. We welcome individuals from public, private, non-governmental and academic sectors, from all academic backgrounds. TI School does not discriminate its applicants on the grounds of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, political beliefs, marital, familial or parental status, sexual orientation or any other basis.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Application Procedure:

Introduction – The following documents are required in order to complete your application:1. Europass Curriculum Vitae (CV);
2. Motivational letter (max 500 words);
3. Completed online form.Here you can complete the online application form and make your submission. Please note that you will have to upload a short motivational letter along with your Europass CV – we strongly advise that you prepare these documents before attempting to submit your application.

How to Apply: Apply online, using the online application mode.Application for a scholarship
The deadline for scholarship applications is 1 May 2018.
Students applying for a scholarship will be notified about the results of the selection procedure by 21 May 2018 at the latest.

Non-scholarship application
The deadline for non-scholarship applications is  20 May 2018.
Students will be notified about the results of the selection procedure within two weeks of their application, by 12 June 2018 at the latest.

Upon receipt of your notification, you will be asked to transfer the requisite fee of 700 EUR (in case you are not eligible for a scholarship) to the designated bank account. We will confirm your admission upon receiving the course fee.
If you have any application-related questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at admissions-at-transparencyschool.org.

Application Form

ScholarshipLink

Jinan Government Scholarship for International Students at Shandong University

Applications are invited for Jinan Government Scholarship at Shandong University in China. Non-Chinese citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
For the education of international students, SDU adheres to the education idea of cultivating high-quality talents that are excellent in majors, sound in personalities, brave to assume responsibilities, law-abiding and friendly to China. Our education idea is based on the need of international students and is beneficial to their future.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: The scholarship is available for application twice a year. The first period is from February to May (The scholarship will be allocated in October), and the second period is from September to November (The scholarship will be allocated in March).
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to study a doctor’s degree, a master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree) and students of long-term non-degree programs.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in any of the subjects offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship, mainly used as fund for tuition fees, includes Full Scholarship and Distinguished International Students Scholarship. Full Scholarship is awarded to full-time international students (including international students studying for a doctor’s degree, a master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree) and students of long-term non-degree programs whose programs (including language programs and professional programs) are not shorter than one academic year. Distinguished International Students Scholarship is awarded to international students participating in language programs or professional programs shorter than an academic year and short-term exchange students. One student could only be awarded with one scholarship.

Name

Admission Category

Standard

Full Scholarship

Degree   students

Not more than 25,000 yuan per person per academic year for   not longer than the duration of program stipulated by the university. If the   program lasts less than an academic year, the sum should be calculated   according to the actual duration of it.

Long-term non-degree   students

Not more than 20,000 yuan per person per academic year for   not longer than two academic years. If the program lasts less than an academic   year, the sum should be calculated according to the actual duration of it.

Distinguished International   Students Scholarship

Non-degree   students whose programs are not shorter than three months

Not more than   1,000 yuan per person per month and   not more than 5,000 yuan per person   in total. It is an one-time scholarship—once awarded, the students  could not apply for it again within three   years .

Non-degree   students in language programs that last for less than three months; exchange   students

The standard   will be made by Foreign Affairs Office of Jinan People’s Government according   to the situation. It is an one-time scholarship—once awarded, the students could not apply for it again   within three years.

  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Nationality: Non-Chinese citizens
  • Scholarship can be taken in China

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Non-Chinese citizens are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Entrance Requirements: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
    • Applicants must be Non-Chinese citizens from sister cities of Jinan. Applicants must be in good health and be friendly toChina.
    • Applicants must abide by the laws and regulations of the Chinese government, behave well and meet the entrance requirements of Shandong University.
    • Applicants must have a good attitude towards study. Applicants must not have any record for disobeying regulations of the university.
    • Only applicants that have not received other sorts of fund or scholarship could apply for the scholarship.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Please look up to the attachments for requirement of the application documents and send the scanned copy via email to apply-at-sdu.edu.cn. All applicants shall mail the original copy of all application documents to SDU International Student Admissions Office (Address?C301 Mingde Building, Central Campus of Shandong University, No.27 South Shanda Road, Jinan, China). None of the application documents will be sent back to applicants. Students that have already received the scholarship once could only submit the materials through a simplified procedure when applying for a second time. None of the application documents will be sent back to applicants.

20 University of New England Postgraduate Scholarships in Australia

The University of New England is pleased to offer 20 scholarships for international students. Scholarships are available for postgraduate degree programme.

University offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes. The aim of the scholarships is to attract the best and most motivated people to University of New England.

The University of New England is a public university in Aust

ralia with approximately 21,000 higher education students. Its original and main campus is located in the city of Armidale in northern central New South Wales.

Applicants must have previous degree. The University of New England requires applicants from countries where English is not the principal language to provide a result of an IELTS test undertaken within 2 years of this application. Direct entry into Higher Degree Research courses requires an overall IELTS of 6.5. with no sub-band less than 6.0.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: March 16, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for postgraduate degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are offered over different departments across the University, all offering a diverse range of courses.
  • Scholarship Award: A fixed rate of AU$27,082 per annum tax free for full-time candidates, paid in fortnightly instalments.
  • Number of Scholarships: Up to 20 UNE IPRA’s are available to outstanding applicants.
  • Nationality: International Applicants
  • Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: International Applicants are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: A Scholarship holder:
    • must be an overseas student as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003
    • must have received an Offer of full-time internal HDR Candidature at UNE but not be enrolled.
    • must not be in receipt of an equivalent award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the Scholarship stipend rate, whilst in receipt of the Scholarship.
    • must not have completed a research degree at the same level as the proposed candidature, or at a higher level.
  • English Language Requirements:  The University of New England requires applicants from countries where English is not the principal language to provide a result of an IELTS test undertaken within 2 years of this application. Direct entry into Higher Degree Research courses requires an overall IELTS of 6.5. with no sub-band less than 6.0.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Please make sure you read the International Students Scholarship Application Guidelines. Complete the International Students Scholarship Application Form. Detailed instructions are included on the form. Please make sure all required documentation is attached, or your application may not be considered.

Irneri Full Scholarships for EU Central Eastern European Countries

Allianz Italia offers a 100% Scholarship (named in honor of Ugo Irneri) to be awarded to a recent graduate coming from EU Central Eastern European Countries.

The Master in Insurance and Risk Management by MIB Trieste School of Management (Italy) is one of just a handful in Europe for the training of consultancy, insurance, finance and risk management professionals.

The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: August 19, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Insurance and Risk Management.
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship covers the whole tuition fees (€ 22.000) and the board and lodging expenses (€500 for 12 months).
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in Italy

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Students from EU Central Eastern European Countries (Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia) are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements:
    Academic degree (or equivalent qualification) in economics or in a technical subject;
    Good working knowledge of English;
    Citizenship: Eastern Europe countries which have recently joined the European Community: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia.
    No minimum score required for either GMAT, TOEFL, IELTS or PTE. The GMAT code is PTX-VZ-37. The TOEFL code is 0100. There is no code for the PTE.
  • English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Application Procedure:

If you are eligible for MIRM you will then be asked to send a number of documents to the school:

  • Degree certificate and a list of the exams taken at University
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Not Mandatory: If available, a certificate of your English level such as TOEFL, IELTS or PTE
  • Not Mandatory: If available, aptitude tests scores, preferably GMAT.
  • Any other documents that may be of interest to the admission board.
    MIRM’s GMAT school code is PTX-VZ-37
    TOEFL school code is 0100
    There is no school code for PTE.

How to Apply:

  • Complete the MIRM online Application Form and type “Yes” in the field “Would you like to apply for a Scholarship” and insert “Irneri Scholarships” in the Scholarship list field.
  • Upload the requested CV and Motivational Letter, highlighting also your strengths and achievements related to the Irneri Scholarship.
  • Submit the Application form*

Romanian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students in Romania

Applications are invited for Romanian Government scholarships available for citizens of non EU countries. Up to 85 scholarships are awarded for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Romania.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the institution of central public administration which implements the foreign policy of Romania, in accordance with the legislation in force and with the Government’s Program.

In order to promote Romanian language and culture, the Ministry of National Education Scientific Research has decided that the beneficiaries of the scholarships should study only in the Romanian language. The candidat

es who do not know Romanian are offered one supplementary preparatory year to study the language.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application deadline:  March 15, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Romania.
  • Study Subject:  The scholarships are awarded for 3 study cycles:a) for the first cycle (licenta): This scheme is dedicated to graduates of high schools or of equivalent pre-university studies, as well as to candidates who require the continuation of their studies in Romania. The complete cycle of university studies lasts for 3 to 6 years, according to the specific requirements of the chosen faculty, and ends with a final examination (licenta).b) for the 2nd cycle (master): This scheme is dedicated to graduates of university/post-graduate studies; it lasts for 1,5 to 2 years and ends with a dissertation.c) for the 3rd cycle (doctorate) this scheme is dedicated to the graduates of university/postgraduate studies (i.e. master); it lasts for 3-4 years, in keeping with the specific requirements of the chosen faculty, and ends with a doctor’s thesis. Admission to a PhD course is conditioned by an entrance examination.The fields of study are: political and administrative sciences, education sciences, Romanian culture and civilization, journalism, technical studies, oil and gas, agricultural sciences, veterinary medicine, architecture, visual arts.

Language of study: In order to promote the Romanian language and culture among foreign citizens, the beneficiaries of scholarships granted by the Romanian state should study only in the Romanian language. The candidates who do not know Romanian are offered one supplementary preparatory year to study the language.

  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship consists of:
    • Free-of-charge tuition
    • Free-of-charge accommodation (depending on availability, accommodation will be offered free-of-charge in students halls of residence, in keeping with the higher education regulations and within the limits of the sums available for this purpose)
    • Financial support – a monthly amount representing : the equivalent in Romanian currency of 65 EURO per month, for under-graduate students (1st cycle),  the equivalent in Romanian currency of 75 EURO per month, for post-graduate students (master degrees and specialization) 2nd cycle,  the equivalent in Romanian currency of 85 EURO per month, for post graduate students (doctorate degree) 3rd cycle.
    • These scholarships do not cover food, international and local transport. The candidates must be prepared to personally support any other additional expenses.
  • Number of Scholarships: 85 scholarships
  • Nationality: Citizens of non-EU countries
  • Scholarship can be taken in Romania

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Citizens of non-EU countries can apply for these Romanian government scholarships.
  • Entrance Requirements:
    1. Foreign citizens coming from all the states of the world, except for EU member states. Foreign citizens of Romanian origin and those belonging to the neighboring historic Romanian communities benefit from other scholarship programs.
    2. The applicant for the scholarship must not hold Romanian citizenship, did not request or did not obtain a form of protection in Romania, is not a stateless person whose residence on Romanian territory is officially recognized according to the law, is not a member of the diplomatic corps accredited to Bucharest or member of family of the diplomatic corps accredited in Romania, has not benefited from a scholarship from the Romanian state on the same course of study.
    3. The applicant for the scholarship must present study papers issued by accredited / recognized educational institutions, have good results in education, respectively an average of the study years of at least 7 (seven) corresponding to the scoring system in Romania or the “Good” score, as the case.
    4. The applicant for the scholarship has not, until 31 December of the year in which he / she was nominated, more than 35 years of age – for bachelor and master studies and 45 years respectively – for doctoral studies or for postgraduate studies, including health field.

The scholarships are awarded for 3 study cycles:

a) For the first cycle (licenta): This scheme is dedicated to graduates of high schools or of equivalent pre-university studies, as well as to candidates who require the continuation of their studies in Romania. The complete cycle of university studies lasts for 3 to 6 years, according to the specific requirements of the chosen faculty, and ends with a final examination (licenta).

b) For the 2nd cycle (master): This scheme is dedicated to graduates of university/post-graduate studies; it lasts for 1,5 to 2 years and ends with a dissertation.

c) For the 3rd cycle (doctorate) this scheme is dedicated to the graduates of university/postgraduate studies (i.e. master); it lasts for 3-4 years, in keeping with the specific requirements of the chosen faculty, and ends with a doctor’s thesis. Admission to a PhD course is conditioned by an entrance examination.

  • English Language Requirements: In order to promote Romanian language and culture, the Ministry of National Education Scientific Research has decided that the beneficiaries of the scholarships should study only in the Romanian language. The candidates who do not know Romanian are offered one supplementary preparatory year to study the language.

Application Procedure:

Introduction: Application files must be submitted through diplomatic missions. Application files submitted by post or directly to the MFA or to the MNE, as well as application files received after the announced deadline will not be taken into consideration.

Romanian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students, 2018-2019.

How to Apply: The registration period begins on 15 December 2017. The candidate should enquire at the diplomatic mission where he intends to submit the application file about the enrolment calendar. The deadline for submitting the application files is established by each diplomatic mission.

  • Foreign diplomatic missions accredited in Bucharest will submit their application files to the MFA – Public Diplomacy, Cultural and Scientific Directorate (DDPC?), accompanied by a verbal note, by 15 March 2018.
  • Incomplete or non-compliant dossiers with the fields of study and methodology are considered disqualified and will not be evaluated by the MFA committee. The files of the rejected candidates following the evaluation of the MFA and MNE committees are not returned. Dossiers filed directly with the MFA or MNE registration offices are not considered.

Documents required completing the file: The application file must contain the following documents:

  • Official letter issued by the diplomatic mission of the country of origin accredited to Bucharest or the diplomatic mission of Romania in the country of origin or residence;
  • The MFA application form (Appendix 1) for a scholarship in Romania, filled in correctly;
  • The MNE application form (Appendix 2) for the issue of the Letter of acceptance to study in Romania;
  • Legalized copies of the obtained study diplomas (baccalaureate diploma or its equivalent + bachelor’s, master’s and doctor’s degrees, if any) and their legalized translation into one of the following languages: English, French or Romanian, if required;
  • Legalized copies of matriculation sheets / diploma supplements related to graduate studies and their legalized translation, if applicable;
  • Legalized copy of the birth certificate and certified translation in one of the following languages: English, French or Romanian;
  • Copy of the first 3 pages of the passport;
  • The medical certificate attesting to the fact that the person enrolling in the study does not have contagious diseases or other conditions incompatible with the required studies;
  • Curriculum Vitae of the applicant;
  • Recent photos – 2 pieces, passport format.

The files will also be filled in with the following documents (only for candidates falling within the specific category mentioned for each document):

  • Proof of name change (if applicable) – copy and legalized translation;
  • The certificate attesting the passing of the baccalaureate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral exam, as the case may be, for current year’s graduates – copy and certified translation;
  • Certificate of graduation of the Romanian preparatory year or Language Proficiency Certificate, if applicable;
  • Declaration on parental consent in case of juvenile candidates (in one of the following languages: English, French or Romanian).

Procedure for file analysis and selection of scholars

  • The MFA checks the application files and presents the files that are eligible to the MFA Selection Board. The files selected by the MFA Commission will be forwarded to the MNE Selection Board.
  • The members of the two commissions evaluate the application files according to the scientific competencies of the candidates, as well as the chosen field of study.
  • The Boards will approve, within the number of places, the list of accepted candidates.

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