Fully Funded WINTOUR Erasmus+ Scholarship for Masters, 2018-2020

Erasmus
Master
Study in:Spain, France, and Portugal
64 days
Remaining
Deadline: 15 February 2018

Erasmus+ Scholarship Applications are now open for the 2018-2020 intake of the Wintour Master. These scholarships are designed to cover some of the expenses students incur throughout the entire duration of the WINTOUR course, which is 2 years.

The Erasmus Mundus Master on Wine Tourism Innovation (WINTOUR) combines a large expertise in Tourism and Oenology of three universities and regions: Rovira i Virgili University (URV – Tarragona, Spain), University of Bordeaux (UB, France), and University of Porto (UP, Portugal).

The language of instruction of the WINTOUR master is English. Other language skills/certificates are not compulsory. However, selection committee evaluates positively that candidates have other languages skills (such as Spanish, French or Portuguese, the languages of the countries where the course takes place). WINTOUR students are given the opportunity to study local languages during the first three semesters).

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications deadline: February 15, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.
  • Study Subject: The WINTOUR master has a truly integrated study programme, offering classes in:
  • Wine Tourism and Marketing
  • Winemaking (Sparkling, Aged, Sweet, Fortified)
  • Wine Heritage

The course also includes three professional internship experiences at wineries and companies around the world:

  • Winemaking (6 weeks)
  • Marketing (1-2 weeks)
  • Master Thesis (4th Semester-5 months)

Scholarship Award: The scholarships awarded to cover the students’ participation costs (including tuition fees, full insurance coverage and any other mandatory costs related to the students’ participation in the course), a yearly contribution to student travel and installation costs and a monthly subsistence allowance for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme. The WINTOUR Consortium pays the grants to students according to specific payment arrangements which are communicated to the grantees in advance.

Details on the scholarship amounts are given in the table below:

Contribution to participation costs 4500 EUR per year for Programme Country scholarship holders9000 EUR per year for Partner Country scholarship holders

This amount is paid by the European Commision to the EMJMD coordinating institution (URV).

Contribution to travel and installation costs 1000 EUR per year for travel costs for scholarship holders residents* in a Programme Country.2000 EUR per year for travel costs + 1000 EUR for installation costs for scholarship holders residents* of a Partner Country whose location is situated at less than 4000 km from the EMJMD coordinating institution (URV).

3000 EUR per year for travel costs + 1000 EUR for installation costs for scholarship holders residents* of a Partner Country whose location is situated at 4000 km or more from the EMJMD coordinating institution (URV).

Takes into consideration the residence criterion at the moment of application for the scholarship.

Contribution to subsistence costs 1000 EUR per month for the entire duration of the EMJMD study programme (up to 24 months).Contribution to subsistence costs will not be given to the scholarship holders for the EMJMD (study/research/placement/thesis preparation) periods spent in their country of residence* and in months with no academic activity (e.g. August).

Partner country nationals are only allowed to receive a maximum of 3 months of subsistence allowance for the EMJMD (study/research/placement/thesis preparation) periods spent in any Partner Country.

Takes into consideration the residence criterion at the moment of application for the scholarship.

 

  • Nationality: Students with double nationality (of a Programme or Partner country) must choose the nationality under which they submit their scholarship application.
  • Number of Scholarships: The WINTOUR Consortium opens call for up to 19 scholarships per intake (3 for Programme Country students and up to 16 for Partner country students). The number of scholarships offered in our master is determined by the agreement made with the European Commission, so there is little room for the WINTOUR Consortium for changing the number of scholarships.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Spain, France, and Portugal

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Students are entitled to apply to only one of the two categories of scholarships at a time. Students with double nationality (of a Programme or Partner country) must choose the nationality under which they submit their scholarship application.

Programme country

Nationals of a Programme Country (all countries within the 28 EU Member States, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey) or applicants who are nationals of a Partner Country and have been residents or have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than 12 non-consecutive months over the last 5 years in one of the 28 EU Member States, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey.

Partner country

Nationals of a Partner Country (all countries outside the 28 EU Member States, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey) and applicants who are not residents nor have carried out their main activity (studies, training or work) for more than 12 non-consecutive months over the last 5 years in one of the 28 EU Member States, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey.

Entrance Requirements: Minimum admission requirements for eligibility

  • Candidates must have a completed university bachelor and/or master’s degree/s (minimum 180 ECTS)in the fields of Social Sciences (e.g. Tourism, Economics, Business Management/Administration, Marketing); Natural and Experimental Sciences (e.g. Oenology/Viticulture, Agronomic/Agricultural Engineering, Biotechnology, Food Technology); or Humanities (e.g. Languages, International Relations), or closely related subjects.
  • Candidates must present a recent English language certificate, at least a B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (official certifications from Cambridge, IELTS or TOEFL are accepted).
  • Moreover, personal motivation, prior work experience in the field, as well as obvious linguistic skills (preferably, in the languages of the organizing universities), will be crucial elements in the selection process.

English Language Requirements: WINTOUR does expect that candidates have a good command of the English language that enables them to communicate well at an academic level. The level of English proficiency should be at least B2, using the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages scale. English skills must be documented with the qualification of a recent English test (Cambridge ESOL, IELTS or TOEFL are accepted)

Master Scholarships

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Required documents (all applicants)

YourSurname_Doc1_Identification A copy of official ID (only EU applicants) or Passport (EU or non-EU applicants). Applicants from Partner countries must send a copy of ALL Passport pages. Please note that at the registration stage, an attested copy of the Passport will be required to all students (EU and non-EU).
YourSurname_Doc2_Diploma A copy of the Bachelor diploma (and Master degree if needed to certify the completion of 180 ECTS). *Documents originally issued in English, French, Portuguese, Italian or Spanish can be accepted.

Documents originally issued in other languages must be sworn translated into English or Spanish (the language for translation might depend on the country where the document was issued, please contact master.wintour-at-urv.cat to confirm which es the suitable procedure).

YourSurname_Doc3_Transcript A copy of the Bachelor transcript of records (and Master degree if needed to certify the completion of 180 ECTS), listing subjects studied, grades and number of hours/credits for each of them, total credits gained and global GPA. *Documents originally issued in English, French, Portuguese, Italian or Spanish can be accepted.

Documents originally issued in other languages must be sworn translated into English or Spanish (the language for translation might depend on the country where the document was issued, please contact master.wintour-at-urv.cat to confirm which es the suitable procedure).

YourSurname_Doc4_CV A detailed CV in English (maximum 6 pages) including photo and contact (e-mail and phone number/Skype user) of 2 referees for the recommendation.Format recommended: Europass (https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/es/documents/curriculum-vitae) or similar formats are recommended.
YourSurname_Doc5_English A copy of a recent official test certificate proving at least a B2 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.Accepted certifications: Cambridge ESOL, IELTS, and TOEFL.

Are exempt from presenting this certificate those candidates meeting the requirements specified here: /faq/en_eligibility/

YourSurname_Doc6_Motivation motivation letter was written in English (maximum 2 pages), which should explain the candidate’s professional or study project related to the field of the programme.
YourSurname_Doc7_OtherLanguages Other Language certificates (if applicable). Particularly of interest if the candidate owns certification of Spanish, French and/or Portuguese.

* At the pre-enrollment stage, you can present the documents in PDF format. In case of admission, Bachelor diploma must be duly legalized (see requirements for foreign students here). Also, in case of admission, you must present the certified or attested copies of all documents to the WINTOUR Secretariat before enrolment.

Additional documentation (applicants Erasmus Mundus Scholarships)

YourSurname_Doc8_Residency Documents needed are two:1) a residence certificate issued in accordance with the candidate’s municipality normal registration rules (sworn English translation is required with the exception of documents originally issued in Spanish, French, Portuguese or English); and

2) a certificate from the candidate’s place of work, study or training issued by the employer or institution in question). Sworn English translation is required with the exception of documents originally issued in Spanish, French, Portuguese or English.

Both documents must have been issued within 12 months before the submission deadline of applying for the programme.

YourSurname_Doc9_Declaration A declaration letter signed by the candidate stating that:a) has not benefited previously from an EMJMD scholarship and is not former Erasmus Mundus Master/Doctoral Course scholarship holder;

b) only in the case of applicants of PARTNER COUNTRY scholarships, also that is not resident nor has carried out studies or training work for more than a total of 12 months over the last 5 years in any Programme country (the 5-year residence period for this 12-months rule is calculated backwards as from the submission deadline of applying for the EMJMD student scholarship).

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