ISS Dreilinden Master Scholarship for LGBTI Activists at Erasmus University in Netherlands, 2018-2019

­The German NGO Dreilinden gGmbH is providing Dreilinden Scholarship for LGBTI activists to pursue MA programme. The chosen candidates will take part in the 2018/2019 ISS MA Programme in Development Studies, main Social Policy for Development (SPD).

It is designed for these wishing to start out or proceed their skilled careers in the realm of growth.

Situated in The Hague, the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) is a world graduate faculty of policy-oriented crucial social science. It brings collectively college students and lecturers from the Global South and the North in a European atmosphere.

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Scholarship Description: 

  • Application Deadline: April 15, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships can be found to pursue MA programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in Development Studies, main Social Policy for Development (SPD).
  • Scholarship Award: The scholarship covers all study-related expenditures, together with the payment, journey, lodging, and meals, for the entire 15.5 month examine interval (1 September 2018 – 20 December 2019).

International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University invitations purposes on the next three subjects:

  • How are inequalities primarily based on sexuality (re)produced in faculty, the labour market, and the establishments (legal guidelines, social norms) that govern these spheres of life?
  • How do ‘western’ identification classes (LGBT) relate to the precise experiences and identities of individuals in completely different elements of the world, together with migrants, in relation to sexuality, and what (problematic) results have they got in phrases of who’s included and excluded, what are the circumstances of inclusion (and who has the ability to outline these).
  • How is sexual range understood (or not) in growth coverage and the way does that change native discourses on sexuality or does it affect social actions round sexual range?
  • Nationality: Eligible candidates are nationals of a growing or transition nation
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarship may be taken in the Netherlands

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Eligible candidates are nationals of a growing or transition nation:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African, Republic Chad, Chile, People’s Republic of China, Colombia, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea, Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico,  Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint- Vincent and the Grenadines, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you could meet the next necessities:

Eligible candidates are nationals of a growing or transition nation and have a documented background in work for human/labour rights for LGBTI individuals and/or social actions for sexual range.

MA programme

Academic background
Bachelors diploma in one of many social sciences or equal, comprising at least three years research at a acknowledged university or institute of upper schooling.
Applicants should have obtained at least class 2.2 (Lower Second), B or equal, however ideally class 2.1 (Upper Second), B+ or equal.

Work expertise
Professional expertise related to the Major which the applicant needs to review is often anticipated and is a choice for admission.

Knowledge of English

TOEFL rating:

  • for the paper check (PBT) 580;
  • for the computer-based check (CBT) 237;
  • for the web check (IBT) 92

Please be aware that we don’t settle for TOEFL ITP.
rating: 6.5 general for the Academic Test
ISS doesn’t require a language certificates from native English audio system from the next international locations:
Australia, Botswana, Canada, Cameroon (English-speaking area), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, India, Ireland, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Rwanda (English-speaking area), South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, UK, USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Applicants from India with a BA diploma from a 4 or 5 star university, as decided by the NAAC are admissible. Other Indian candidates, in addition to candidates from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and Pakistan are required to have an MA diploma.

Master Scholarships

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: To apply, you need to first apply to the ISS MA programme. Only when you find yourself admitted to the ISS, in the key Social Policy for Development, you’re eligible for the Dreilinden Fellowship. You can ship in your application for the Dreilinden Fellowship to Dr Wendy Harcourt, by way of e-mail at Your application ought to include the next three parts:

  •  motivation letter, partaking with a number of of the three subjects talked about above
  •  your CV
  • the admission letter for the 2018-2019 MA programme (SPD) from the ISS

Please make sure that you present proof of your personal LGBTI activism, as a result of that could be a requirement of the scholarship

Scholarship Link


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