SUMMER SCHOOL - KATOWICE 2021

The Summer School, being a part of GrEnFIn project www.grenfin.eu, is targeted to master students who are interested in green energy and sustainable finance problems.

The Summer School will be held between the 7th and the 11th of June 2021 in Katowice, Poland*.

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Selection procedure:

The best candidates for the programme are those who are interested in pursuing a career in green finance and/or electricity with solid background in quantitative methods, knowledge of English and strong academic background. The selection of the students will be based on the assessment of their previous academic track record (50% in the selection criteria), their motivation (25%) and their knowledge of English (25%). All applicants are evaluated equally solely according to the selection criteria. In case there would be applicants with similar qualification, preference will be given to those bringing additional diversity to the cohort.

In order to apply for the Summer School, students need to submit following documents:

  • A curriculum vitae with (max length is 1 page) with GPA (Grade Point Average)
  • A motivation letter (max length is 1 page) explaining briefly their personal motivation for taking part in this programme (why it is relevant to them) 
  • A self-assessment of language skills (it could be done with the support of Europass Language Passport (ELP) found here: file to download

Application procedure:

Important dates:

February 28: Application open on the website.
Only applications submitted electronically by an e-mail that meet all formal requirements will be taken in consideration.

March 26: Deadline – last day to apply.
Any application sent after that day will not be taken in consideration. 

April 16: The Selection Committee will deliberate the list of admitted candidates and contact the applicants to finalize the subscription to the Summer School. 

Selection criteria:

Selection criterion

Wage

Points

Source of information

Assessment

Study results

50%

0-10

  • GPA 

The applicants are ranked based on GPA. The method is used to order them from the best to the worst (10 points for the best to 0 points for the worst average). 

In case of the number n of applicants is higher than 11, the procedure suggests to put them in descending order and rank from n to 0. To receive numbers between 0 and 10 one should divide the result by n and multiply by 10.

Motivation

25%

0/5/10

  • Motivation letter

The letters supplied by the candidates will be assessed by Partners, both in terms of  content and form. The assessment includes students’ interest of the topic and motivation to participate in the programme as well as candidates’ language competences. 

The grade of assessment could be 0, 5 or 10. 

In case of two different assessments the final result will be the average.

English knowledge

25%

  • Motivation letter 

  • ELP

The final score of the applicant is calculated as a weighted average of the points received from assessment of the student’s motivation letter and study results. At this stage all Partners take also into consideration the question of equal representation of genders and applicants with special needs.

*Please note, we are organizing the Summer Training in presence, but due to the Covid - 19 emergency there is a possibility that it will be held online.