How to Apply

If you like to apply for an Electra scholarship, please read the icon Guidelines for Applicants carefully. We suggest to proceed in the following order:

  1. Identify the Target Group you belong to.
  2. Choose your subject, a study or research or work opportunity and potential host institutes.
  3. Collect all the documents required to complete your application.
  4. Fill in the online application form.
  5. Check and submit your application.

In case you have any questions, just This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please use the phrase Electra application: inquiry in your subject.

Target Group Identification

The European Commission defines three Target Groups for the individual mobility flows for students and staff. You can easily identify the target group you belong to by reading the page Who can Apply carefully.

Subject, Academic Opportunity and Hosts

  • Please check the available types of mobility first.
  • If the type of mobility, you are interested in, is considered in the current call, please choose your subject.
  • Please choose up to three potential hosting institutions from the list.
  • If you like to get a general idea of the available fields of study, please visit the the overview page.

Required Documents ...

In the electronic application you are asked to provide a set of documents. The chosen type of mobility and the target group determine the documents that are required. Please make sure, that you have all the documents and information at hand before starting.

Please keep in mind that your application will only be considered if all required documents are provided. If some required documents are missing, unreadable or blank, your application is invalid and you will not be eligible.

... when applying for an Undergraduate scholarship

There are no grants for Undergraduates available anymore.

 

... when applying for a Master scholarship

There are no grants for Master available anymore.

 

... when applying for a Doctorate scholarship

The upcoming table lists the documents required when applying for a Doctorate scholarship.

  Doctorate
   target group 1   target group 2   target group 3 
Proof of Identity
Proof of Enrollment
Curriculum Vitae
Transcript of Records
Letter of Motivation
Work Plan
Certificate of Language Skills
Letter of Support
Official Transcript of Diploma or Degree
Proof of target group 3 Status - -

... when applying for a Post-Doc scholarship

The upcoming table lists the documents required when applying for a Post-Doc scholarship.

  Post-Doctorate
   target group 1   target group 2 
Proof of Identity
Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Motivation
Work Plan
Certificate of Language Skills
Letter of Support
Official Transcript of Diploma or Degree
Statement of Association

... when applying for a Staff scholarship

There are no grants for Staff available anymore.

 

Online Application Form

Before entering the application form, you need to create an account. After logging in, you can provide the asked information about yourself. Please keep in mind that you will be able to provide up to 3 references or contacts for recommendation. Submitting such references is optional, but recommended.

Online Application Form

Check and Submit

All data provided to the system is stored in the system. As long as the application is open, you can update the data at any time. If you want to send your application, you should press the submit application button.

Please keep in mind:

  • That applications sent by mail, fax or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • That incomplete applications or with blank or unreadable attachments will not be considered eligible and will immediately be disregarded.
  • In case you want to attach more than one document in the same field (like the Official Transcript of Diploma or Degree), the attached file should include the scanning of all documents, up to a maximum of 2MB. Multi-page enclosures must be in the correct order. We recommend to use GUI-PDF-TK or PDFSAM (both are free software) for handling PDF documents.