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Are you interested in the field of International Relations (IR) or Sustainability?

If you intend to study one of these subjects at the the master level then you should read on because IE is now working with Oxfam to provide scholarships of up to 50% of tuition fees to students of IE’s Master in International Relations (see here) and Master in Global and Environmental Change (see here).  There is also one additional scholarship available for a Bachelor Degree student of either the Bachelor of Biology (see here) or the Bachelor of Communication (see here).

The Collaboration Between IE and Intermón Oxfam

Given IE and Oxfam’s commitment to leading sustainability initiatives through international collaboration, Intermón Oxfam and IE have decided to launch a scholarship/grant program that makes obtaining a top education in the fields of IR and sustainability more accessible for future leaders in this sector.

In addition, Oxfam will be participating in the IE Social Responsibility Forum this coming November, and they will also be participating in the IE Career Fair in October 2011.  Both organizations are also collaborating in academic areas such as research, case studies and teaching.

Programs and Scholarships Available

The programs that are included and the related grants which are included in this program are:

1) Master in Intertional Relations – 2 fellowship grants of 30% of tuition fees (value of 8.700€ per award)
2) Master in Global and Environmental Change – 2 fellowship grants of 50% of tuition fees (value of 9.000€ per award)
3) Bachelor of Biology/Bachelor of Communication – 1 fellowship grant of 50% of tuition fees (value of 9.000€)

Each scholarship recipient will be provided the title of IE Fellow, and will complete their fellowship work at Oxfam conributing directly to several key projects they organizations currently has on the go, in the fields of IR,  sustainability and communications.  So, in addition to an award, scholarship recipients will gain professional experience in their fields of interest with a leading global organization.

Taking Action: Apply Now

Navigate to the program web pages and apply for admissions.  If you are offered a spot in one of the qualifying programs, then you should immediately apply for the scholarship by navigating to


IE Fellowships provide award recipients with the opportunity to supplement their full-time program by participating in an on-campus project. Fellowship applications are evaluated based on the knowledge and/or expertise a candidate may be able to bring to an open project, as well as whether or not the candidate will fit within the existing project team. Applications are primarily evaluated on merit, however proof of financial situation is a required part of the application process. Completing a Fellowship project provides financial assistance of up to 50% of tuition fees, and access to a privileged professional network, both within IE and externally.

Application and Awarding Process:

1) Send up to date CV, Letter of Intent and 3 most recent pay slips to
2) Preselected candidates will be contacted to set up an interview with a specific project coordinator.
3) Candidates who successfully complete their interviews will formally be communicated the award.

Letters of intent should consist of 2 paragraphs that explain a) specifics of the expertise the candidate can bring to a project, and b) what professional avenues the candidate is interested in pursuing after the completion of their master program at IE.

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