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6G Excellence Scholarships

6G Excellence Scholarships – Eligibility, Application form & How to Apply.

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Descriptions:

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EURECOM and the OpenAirInterface Software Alliance, have combined their forces to jointly establish a new 6G Excellence scholarship program open to highly motivated students who wish to pursue a Master of Science in Intelligent Communication systems and who can demonstrate their interest in the future intelligent networks (6G) and their potential in some of the following fields:

Wireless Communications, Mobile Computing, Networking, Mobile Applications and Services, communication theory, Signal Processing and learning for networks.

Eligibility

  • Holding a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Computer science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Engineering, etc) from a recognized top university :
  • Must appear in one of the international ranking list: THE, QS, ARWU
  • Or in Top 50 Chinese Universities according to ARWU , Top 50 Indian engineering colleges or universities (NIRF India)
  • Depending on the case, top universities of the country appearing in THE, QS, ARWU, CS Ranking, Scimago by subject : Computer Science and ICT;  or Location:  Asia or Latin America ranking or in QS BRICS, Asia, Latin America, Arab Region or EECA (Emerging Europe and Central Asia) ranking
  • Minimum Overall GPA score of 3.5/4 (Or CGPA of 7/10) or belonging to the top 10% of your graduating class (an official document issued by your university that proves you are among the top 10% of your graduating class, such as a statement signed and stamped by your University, a reference letter, a class ranking certificate, etc.)
  • Demonstrate a proven interest in future intelligent networks (6G) and some of the fields of specialization: Wireless Communications, Mobile Computing, Networking, Mobile Applications and Services, communication theory, Signal Processing and learning for networks (a short letter of explanation will be required).
  • Knowledge and willingness to work within the OpenAirInterface Alliance are very strong assets.

Benefits

For external applicants, the program includes 2 (two) 6G EXCELLENCE scholarships of EUR 5.000 for the complete master duration (24 months). The scholarship is paid out to the awarded student after arrival at EURECOM (Nov-Dec 2023 to be confirmed).

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Please note that :

  • Accommodation, tuition fees, visa fees, etc. must be paid by scholarship holders and non-holders alike.
  • Scholarship can’t be combined with other EURECOM’s scholarship programs (Carnot scholarship or partial tuition fee waiver’s program.)
  • Scholarships are to be used for intake in academic year 2023/24 only.
  • The payment of the scholarship is conditioned on the student starting his MSc program in the Fall 2023 (it can’t be deferred to a later time).

Application

The application is done via the same online form as your application to a Master’s program (https://admission.eurecom.fr/en/).

It is however necessary to specify in your motivation letter that you also want to be considered for one of the 6G Excellence scholarships.

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Besides the normal application package, you will also be asked to upload three (3) additional “6G Excellence scholarship” specific documents:

  • Proof of excellence of your university (ex: screenshot of ranking webpage)
  • Your overall GPA or belonging to top 10% of your class (one page where the information is highlighted)
  • One short letter describing your past experience/courses and interests in the field (one page maximum).

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