The EMBER scholarship scheme is designed for:

- “Third country” students, staff and nationals in particularly vulnerable situations.
- Undergraduate, master and doctoral students, post-doctoral researchers and staff registered and/or working at universities from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine (the Erasmus Mundus Lot 5 countries),  and nationals in particularly vulnerable situations  (refugee status or asylum beneficiaries, unjustified expulsion from university, indigenous population, Internally Displaced Persons), who are interested in studying in one of the EU institutions members of the EMBER consortium.
- European students and staff
- Undergraduate, master and doctoral students, post-doctoral researchers and staff registered and/or working at universities of the EU partner countries who are interested in studying in one of the 11 partner universities from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova or Ukraine.

Eligibility Criteria

Third Country Students
                         
- Must be a national of the third country.
- Undergraduate student requirements:  
- successfully completed at least one year of studies in their home institution.
- sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction at targeted host institution(s).
-  have not spent more than 12 months in Europe in the past 5 years.
        
EU Students
       
-Be national of one of the eligible European countries.   
-Undergraduate students:
- Successfully completed at least one year of studies in their home institution.
- Sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction at targeted host institution(s).

Staff

- Be national of one of the eligible countries.
- Work in or be associated to one of the 3rd-country or EU HEIs participating in the partnership (Target 1)
- Work in or be associated to a HEI (not include in the partnership) of any Third Country concerned by the lot or any European country (Target2).    

Target Group 3

- Be Nationals of the 3rd-countries in particularly vulnerable situations:
- refugee status or asylum beneficiaries
- unjustified expulsion from University (racial, ethnic, religious, political)
- indigenous population, IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons)