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CEASS - Application

Are You Ready to Join CEASS 2022?

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If you have any questions that cannot be answered in the FAQ section, please contact stearsummerschool@gmail.com.

Age

Nationality

Education

Entry Requirements

Application deadline

Selection criteria

18-30

Any nationality

Applicant should be studying for a Bachelor's or Master's at the time of applying. Students from all types of degrees can apply, but we highly recommend students with a background in politics/international relations or any STEM subject.

  • If English is not your first language, please provide an English language proficiency certificate taken after Sep. 1, 2020. Minimum English requirement is the equivalent of IELTS (6.5+).

  • A copy of your university transcript. You must have at least passed your first year of undergraduate studies at the time of applying. 

15th April at 23:59 (UK time)

Participants will be selected based on (a) merit, both in terms of academic potential and also entrepreneurial and impactful ideas to support young people in their regions and (b) needs-based, when it comes to selecting students to receive a scholarship.

Requirements
Application Process

Please follow the application link to start applying. Once you have submitted, no amendments will be accepted. All submissions must be received before the deadline, any late submissions will not be considered.


To complete your application you will need to include:

  • Applicant's details including nationality, age, education background etc. 

  • Answer 3 questions

  • 800 word research proposal on the theme of 'Sustainable Connectivity'

  • University transcript 

  • CV

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I've been accepted? 

We will review all applications after submission. All applicants will be notified before the 15th of May. If you are unsuccessful in your application, we will not be able to give you full feedback. 

What do the fees cover? 

Fees include accommodation, full board for the week, activities throughout the week and the weekend excursion to London. The fees DO NOT include flights, visa applications, travel insurance and any additional personal expenses. 

Can I apply for a scholarship?

There are limited places for scholarships. These will be selected on a merit and needs basis. You will be notified whether you are successful in receiving the scholarship in your acceptance email. We highly recommend contacting your university to request support for funding the course yourself. 

Do I need to apply for a visa?

Depending on your nationality, you will either need to obtain your visa before travelling or you can request entry as a Standard Visitor at the border. You can check if you need to apply for your visa before travelling on the gov.uk website.

Do I need to get travel insurance?

Yes. If selected to join the programme, you will need to confirm your place by providing proof of insurance and flight confirmation. We highly recommend using a well-estblished insurance company that covers your health, personal belongings and any cancellations (e.g. flights). 

When is the payment deadline?

Students will need to pay the full fees of £1,599 by the 1st of June. Payment will need to be done by international bank transfer to an account based in the UK. 

Can I get a refund for the programme?

Requests for refunds will not be accepted after the 30th June, 2022. As this is a not-for-profit programme, your confirmation will be needed to secure the costs incured for organising the summer school. 

COVID-19 information

CEASS will follow the UK government regulations. We require all successful applicants to be double vaccinated by July 2022; proof of vaccination might be requested. More information will be given to successful applicants before arrival.