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scholarships and fees
Scholarships and fees
The Winter School will be open to a maximum of 30 participants, 10 of which may be awarded a scholarship on a competitive basis.
Students granted a scholarship in the 2010 PRB Winter School and 2011 DTD Winter School are not eligible for the 2012 Scholarships.
Admission will be notified by October 15th 2012. Admitted participants must pay a fee of 300 EUR, which is meant to cover tuition costs and the learning materials handed out during the training. Accommodation, lunches and travel expenses are not included in the participation fee. Participants are requested to register to the Winter School by paying the tuition fee either by credit card or via bank transfer, by the 1st November 2012. Participants who will not have their payment settled will not be admitted to class.
In case of withdrawal from the course, an official withdrawal letter written by the enrolled student must be sent to Winter School Secretariat (email@example.com). The participation fee of 300 EUR, when already paid, will not be returned.
The scholarship is primarily intended for Ph.D. students, post graduate students, holders of a Master degree and young researchers having an academic or professional interest in population studies and a documented knowledge of Descriptive and Inferential Statistics, as well as on Population Studies. Candidates must be citizens of Developing and Transition Economies Countries.
Young researchers should possibly have completed their training less than three years prior to their present application. In case of young researchers who have taken documented maternity leave, the interval may be prolonged (18 months for each child, born either before or after the Ph.D.
Participants wishing to apply for a scholarship must state their interest in the application form. Selection results will be notified by October 15th 2012 through the web site and personally to each participant via an e-mail message.
The scholarship will cover the following items and will be managed by the Winter School Secretariat.
Tuition fee (300
Accommodation at University
Meals at University
A lump sum of the travel costs from and to the University of Padova
(the forfeit quota of travel costs awarded to the scholarship holders will be established based on their country of origin; participants from developing countries may receive up to maximum 500EUR)
Students that have qualified for a scholarship will be given instructions in order to accept it officially.
Students who were granted a scholarship in the 2010 PRB Winter School and the 2011 DTD Winter School are not eligible for the 2012 Scholarships.