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The MEL Scholarship Trust Fund (STF) may offer a partial tuition fee waiver scholarship (between 10% and 20% of the tuition fee) to candidates with the best essay on the topics listed in the table below.

Country/Region Topic Condition
Greece Ship Management The Candidate must be a national or permanent resident of Greece.
Scandinavia Shipping Finance The Candidate must be a national or permanent resident of Denmark, Sweden, Norway or Finland.
Japan Logistics in Asia The Candidate must be a national or permanent resident of Japan.
USA and Canada Multi-Modal Transport The Candidate must be a national or permanent resident of the United States of America (USA) or Canada.
The Netherlands Port Management The Candidate must be a national or permanent resident of The Netherlands.
Rest of the World Maritime Safety and the Protection of the Marine Environment

Conditions

Candidates must be eligible to be admitted to the MEL Programme so they must submit their application for the MEL programme before they submit their STF Scholarship essay. A submission to the Scholarship Competition must be original work by the candidate. Evidence of plagiarism will automatically disqualify the essay. The winner should join MEL in the same Academic Year of application and the Scholarship cannot be transferred to a subsequent year. All other expenses, such as the remainder of the tuition fee, housing, travel, insurance, etc., are borne by the candidate.

The deadline for the essay submission is 2 June 2017.

Essay Requirements

  1. The essay should have a minimum of 3,000 words and a maximum of 4,000 words, including tables, figures and a bibliography. Through the essay, the applicant should be able to demonstrate his or her academic potential and good writing skills.
  2. The essay must be submitted by email
  3. The email must contain the following attachments:
    1. Essay (MEL Scholarship Competition_nameofwriter)
    2. STF Scholarship Form (Please click here to download the STF Scholarship Form)

Decision

The scholarship is awarded by a Jury consisting of MEL Faculty and, occasionally, business executives. The winner will be notified early July and the decision of the Jury is final.

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