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Eurocentres - Scholarship for offbeat student jobs

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General information on this scholarship

Scholarship for offbeat student jobs
Eligible countries: 
United States

General information

Most students cover their living expenses through part-time jobs. Many jobs tend to be very ordinary and not very lucrative.
Luckily others are very fortunate to work exciting and challenging jobs. We are looking for students with unique and exciting part-time jobs:

  • Your friends are amazed when they hear about your job?
  • Compared to your part-time job, your studies are a walk in the park?
  • Unique and unusual experiences are part of your daily routine?

If you can answer these questions with a ‘yes’, feel free to apply. We are looking for student with the most unusual job in Italy.

The scholarship

This scholarship recipients receive a language course at the Eurocentres language school in San Diego in the United States. The language course has a duration of four weeks and is worth 4,000 €. The scholarship includes 5 hours of language course per week, a ticket for a round trip to San Diego, accommodation with a host family incl. half board, an allowance of 500 €, transfer from and to the airport as well as an insurance. Eurocentres covers your flight costs up to 1,000 €. The scholarship is redeemable by the 31.03.2016. You can plan and schedule your trip individually.

How to apply

  • Fill in our application form
  • Send us a short video in which your introduce yourself and your job OR write a short text about it.
  • Upload your record to any video platform (e.g. youtube) and include the link to your video in your application. The title of your video should include the word “Eurocentres”
  • Please send your application with a short CV to studentjob [ AT ]
  • Applications are accepted in English language only. Applications in other languages will not be taken into consideration. The level of your English does not affect your chances of winning the scholarship.

The video / text

Your video or text will allow us to gain a first impression of your personality and your job. Please remember that we accept applications in English language only and that your current level of English does not affect your chances of receiving the scholarship. The video should be no longer than 1 minute. Authenticity is most important for the video - there is no need for professional editing or similar. If you decide to write a text, please note that maximum length is 1,000 characters including spaces. Please explain what makes your job so unique and exceptional.

Selection process

  • Please send your application until the 30th of April 2015.
  • Five finalists will be chosen by our jury until the 15th of May 2015.
  • The winner will be chosen with the help of a public vote. This vote will be from the 16th of May until the 1st of June 2015.

Application deadlines

The following deadlines apply: