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GEM Scholarship Programme

The Erasmus+ MSc Scholarship Programme provides a full scholarship that is available to students with a very good academic track record, and who are applying for the Erasmus+ GEM Master's degree programme Geo-information Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modelling and Management.

There are four tracks to choose from, which integrate academic excellence from the four universities in geospatial science applied to societal challenges for a sustainable world:

Scholarship value

Financial summary (in Euro's)

Scholarship Items

Students from Programme Countries

Students from Partner Countries

Tuition fees

Full coverage for both students from Programme and Partner Countries.

Full coverage for both students from Programme and Partner Countries.

Travel and installation costs*

Travel allocation of EUR 1000 per year.

Students from Partner Countries who reside <4000 KM** away from Coordinating HEI in Enschede, the Netherlands

- EUR 1000 to be paid only once (not annually) when the student arrives at the first HEI. This is an incentive to help students with visa costs, temporary accommodations and any additional expenses

- Travel allocation of EUR 2000 per year

Students from Partner Countries who reside >4000KM** away from Coordinating HEI in Enschede, The Netherlands

- EUR 1000 to be paid only once (not annually) when the student arrives at the first HEI. This is an incentive to help students with visa costs, temporary accommodation and any additional expenses

- Travel allocation of EUR 3000 per year

Subsistence costs

EUR 1000 per month for maximum 24 months. The subsistence will not be disbursed when the student studies in his/her country of residence.

EUR 1000 per month for maximum 24 months. The subsistence will not be disbursed when the student studies in his/her country of residence.

When a student studies in another partner country for more than 3 months then the monthly subsistence will be stopped until the student is back to the programme country.

Students from Partner countries who reside for >12 months in the last 5 years in the Programme Countries will be considered as students from a Programme Country.

*Travel allocation will not be transferred to the students, the coordinating HEI will arrange the travel (e.g. train/flight tickets purchase) **Please use the Distance Calculator

Eligible Countries

Countries eligible for this scholarship
  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antarctica
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Bouvet Island
  • Brazil
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Caribbean Netherlands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Christmas Island
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo - Brazzaville
  • Congo - Kinshasa
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Curaçao
  • Cyprus
  • Czechia
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Eswatini
  • Ethiopia
  • Falkland Islands
  • Faroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • French Southern Territories
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guernsey
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Heard & McDonald Islands
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong SAR China
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Isle of Man
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao SAR China
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Martinique
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norfolk Island
  • North Korea
  • North Macedonia
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Pitcairn Islands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Réunion
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Sint Maarten
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
  • South Korea
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • St. Barthélemy
  • St. Helena
  • St. Kitts & Nevis
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Martin
  • St. Pierre & Miquelon
  • St. Vincent & Grenadines
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Svalbard & Jan Mayen
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • São Tomé & Príncipe
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks & Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • U.S. Outlying Islands
  • U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wallis & Futuna
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Åland Islands

Application deadline

  • 15 March 2022
  • 15 March 2023
  • 15 March 2024

Application requirements

The Erasmus+ GEM MSc Scholarship Programme is available for excellent students applying for the ITC  Master’s degree programme “Geo-information Science and Earth Observation for Environmental Modelling and Management.”

Additional Requirements

  • Upper second class (2.1) BSc honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognised university in a discipline related to the course, preferably combined with work experience in a relevant field.
  • English: IELTS 6.5
  • Relevant background for the intended field of study
  • Not eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans.
  • Not having benefited from any other (previous) Erasmus Mundus scholarship

Detailed Deadline Information

There are two deadlines to choose from. We recommend sending your application before the first deadline. This allows earlier notification and more time to ensure timely payment of the own contribution.


Application deadline

Notification deadline

Round 1

15 March 2021

1 May 2021

Round 2

15 March 2022

1 May 2022

Round 3

15 March 2023

1 May 2023

Round 4

15 March 2024

1 May 2024 

How to apply

If you apply online before 15th March 2022, your application will automatically be considered for an Erasmus+ scholarship.

Candidates who have applied for an Erasmus+ fellowship will be provisionally notified of the outcome by 1st May 2021. Following approval by the EU, the final outcome will be confirmed by 31st May 2021.

ERASMUS+ MSC IN GEO-INFORMATION SCIENCE AND EARTH OBSERVATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MODELLING AND MANAGEMENT
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FURTHER PROCESS

After receipt of your application, the additional information will be reviewed. ITC will acknowledge receipt of your application. If it is evident that you do not fulfil the minimum requirements for the Erasmus+ GEM MSc Scholarship Programme, you will be notified immediately.

After the dates of the deadline, a committee will make the final selection. The selection results will be announced before the 1st of May.  The candidates who will be offered a scholarship will be asked to confirm they accept the scholarship.