PlaNet Finance offers “University Meets Microfinance” Scholarship Programme for student’s research on microfinance – 4th call 2011
|Pressemitteilung von: PlaNet Finance Deutschland e.V.|
|(openPR) - Berlin, September 15th 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 fourth call for scholarships 2011 is October 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 PhD 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.
Application deadlines 2011:
15 October 2011 (Bachelor, Master)
Application forms for the UMM Scholarship Programme are available at www.universitymeetsmicrofinance.eu/site/scholarships.html
Please send your applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
University Meets Microfinance (UMM) is a programme which fosters cooperation between university students in Europe and microfinance practitioners. UMM has been launched by PlaNet Finance and Freie Universität Berlin and is co-financed by the European Commission within the frame of its Education for Development Programme. In 2010 the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) has set up an e-MFP Action Group “UMM” to further enhance students’ research and microfinance education. Until now the programme has involved over 1886 students, practitioners and professors.
About PlaNet Finance
PlaNet Finance is an international non-profit organization with the mission to alleviate poverty through the development of microfinance, therefore increasing the unbanked and underbanked’s access to financial services. Based in Paris, PlaNet Finance's international network is active in close to 80 countries around the world. www.planetfinancegroup.org
PlaNet Finance Deutschland e.V.
Sven Volland/Delphine Bazalgette Axel-Springer Str. 54 b, 10117 Berlin Phone / Fax +49 30 47 989 818 email@example.com www.universitymeetsmicrofinance.eu