Microfinance Scholarship Programme for European Students 2011

PlaNet Finance invites students planning a thesis on a microfinance-related topic to participate in the “University Meets Microfinance” (UMM) – Scholarship Programme.

The deadline of the second call for scholarships 2011 is April 15th.

Scholarships of up to 1500 EUR are granted to allow students to conduct on-the-field research on microfinance-related topics. The scholarship programme is open for Bachelor, Master students and Ph.D students.

Eligible are students enrolled at a European university researching on a microfinance-related topic in the frame of their thesis. The scholarships are granted to cover travel and / or accommodation expenses during the field research.

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Application deadlines 2011:

  • 15 April 2011 (Bachelor, Master)
  • 15 June 2011 (PhD)
  • 15 October 2011 (Bachelor, Master)

Application forms and eligibility criteria for the UMM Scholarship Programme is available at:


Please send your applications to: umm@planetfinance.org

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