University Meets Microfinance” (UMM): Scholarships and Awards for students’ research on microfinance

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We invite students writing or finalizing a Thesis on a microfinance-related topic to participate in our Scholarships & Awards Programme:

8 Scholarships of up to 1500 EUR will be granted this year to allow students conduct on-the-field research on microfinance. Participating students may get additional assistance in organizing the field research. The Scholarships will be granted to cover travel and / or accomodation expenses during the field research.

4 Awards will be granted for students having completed their final thesis in a Master or equivalent programme and presenting an outstanding research in the microfinance field. The Final Thesis will be published and the 1st Prize will receive EUR 500.

Students will be invited to share and discuss their findings with academics, other students and practitioners.

Students are welcomed to submit their research proposal or final thesis to umm@planetfinance.org by the following dates: April 30th, July 15th and October 31st. Selected participants for the Scholarship Programme will be informed three weeks after submission deadline. The winners of the Awards will be announced in November 2009.

For the applications please refer to the guidelines described in the application form available at:

“University Meets Microfinance” (UMM) is a programme which aims at fostering cooperation between university students in Europe and microfinance practitioners. UMM has been launched by PlaNet Finance and the Freie Universität Berlin and is co-funded by the European Commission within the frame of its Education for Development Programme.

Contact UMM

PlaNet Finance Deutschland e.V

Tel / Fax :+49 30

47 989 818

umm@planetfinance.org

We invite students writing or finalizing a Thesis on a microfinance-related topic to participate in our Scholarships & Awards Programme:

8 Scholarships of up to 1500 EUR will be granted this year to allow students conduct on-the-field research on microfinance. Participating students may get additional assistance in organizing the field research. The Scholarships will be granted to cover travel and / or accomodation expenses during the field research.

4 Awards will be granted for students having completed their final thesis in a Master or equivalent programme and presenting an outstanding research in the microfinance field. The Final Thesis will be published and the 1st Prize will receive EUR 500.

Students will be invited to share and discuss their findings with academics, other students and practitioners.

Students are welcomed to submit their research proposal or final thesis to umm@planetfinance.org by the following dates: April 30th, July 15th and October 31st. Selected participants for the Scholarship Programme will be informed three weeks after submission deadline. The winners of the Awards will be announced in November 2009.

For the applications please refer to the guidelines described in the application form available at:

“University Meets Microfinance” (UMM) is a programme which aims at fostering cooperation between university students in Europe and microfinance practitioners. UMM has been launched by PlaNet Finance and the Freie Universität Berlin and is co-funded by the European Commission within the frame of its Education for Development Programme.

Contact UMM

PlaNet Finance Deutschland e.V

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