The Scholarship Program is designated for young individuals with an aptitude and desire to become catalysts of change in their local and regional communities. The Scholarship Program is awarded to individuals that have a successful track-record in academics and community engagement.
The Scholarship Program is available thanks to a generous contribution of the Civil Law Notary Jasmina Selimović.
The ongoing Scholarship Program towards Sarajevo Model UN '18 Conference offers matching-based scholarships (contributions up to 60% of the Participation Fee). Matching-based scholarships are awarded according to a variety of merits and needs. In the motivational letter, each applicant should request how much of the percentage of the Participation fee the applicant should be awarded, as well as argument their reasoning/need.
To be eligible for scholarship, an applicant must be a national of Bosnia and Herzegovina of age 16-21 and a full-time student enrolled in high school or university
1. National of Bosnia and Herzegovina
2. Academic GPA (cumulative overall average grade)
3. Overall average grade in subject English Language [cumulative grade awarded in university/school or ACT/IELTS test score(s)]
4. Motivational Letter (maximum 500 words)
5. Submitted application for Sarajevo Model UN '18
Priority will be given to applicants with a prior experience in participating in MUN conferences in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Applicants that have permanent residence outside of Canton Sarajevo are highly encouraged to apply for this scholarship opportunity.
How to apply?
Prospective Scholarship Program applicants should first apply for Sarajevo Model UN '18 (applications available here). After submitting the application for Sarajevo Model UN, prospective Scholarship applications should email required documents to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than September 2, 2018.
Applications received after the deadline will not be taken into consideration.
As supporting evidence for requirement 1., an applicant should file a copy of Identity Card or Passport
As supporting evidence for requirement 2., an applicant should file a copy (in high resolution) of academic transcript/student index or academic transcript for high school students
As supporting evidence for requirement 3., an applicant should file a copy (in high resolution) of academic transcript/student index or academic transcript for high school students and/or copy of ACT/IELTS results, if available.
In case the applicant has previous experience in participating MUN conferences in Bosnia and Herzegovina, then the applicant should also send a copy of certificates of participation from MUN conferences organized in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Association for United Nations will collect applications and rank applications based on the above criteria. Furthermore, maximum points an applicant can get is 30 points. Requirement 2, 3 and 4 are worth 10 points each.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Association for United Nations will email Sarajevo Model UN Scholarship recipients by September 15, 2018.