The ENDEAVOUR II Scholarships Scheme supports good quality tertiary education at Postgraduate Level both at MQF Level 7 and MQF Level 8 and to ensure that the Maltese labour market is supplied with the right individuals, in order to guarantee that it is in a better position to compete at an international level. The scheme is aimed to support those pursuing this path to succeed both at the level of education attainment as well as contributing effectively towards the economy. Postgraduate education forms an increasingly important part of any country’s economic and social agenda. It supplies a key element of many people’s continuing professional development.

What you'll get

The possibility to benefit from a scholarship.


The scheme is intended to target young students and adult learners alike, who are being encouraged to pursue their studies at MQF Level 7 or at MQF Level 8, being academic hence at Masters/PhD level or other vocational qualification that leads to MQF Level 7 or 8. However, applicants who are already in possession of a Level 7 Masters Degree can also apply. On the other hand, applicants who are already in possession of a Level 8 Doctoral Degree/Professional Doctorate or comparable qualification to Level 8 are not eligible to apply under this scheme. Applicants must not be in possession of a degree at the same level of which they are applying for under this scheme. Ex. If applicants already hold a Masters Degree, they cannot apply for a post graduate Certificate or post graduate Diploma. Thus, applicants must be applying for a higher level qualification than the one already attained. This scheme maybe part financed by the European Union through the ESF + and it has specific areas of studies. .Also applicants awarded a scholarship shall be available to commence their programme/course /qualification leading to MQF Level 7 or MQF Level 8 between the 24th of May 2023 and 30th April 2024. The Regulations, FAQ ‘s and the link to the application can be found here

How to apply

When a call for scholarships opens, an online application is to be filled and submitted by the deadline specified in the respective scheme regulations. Those interested must be in possession of an E-ID. This will close on 28th June 2023 noon (local time). Required documents can be followed as per Clause 8 of the ENDEAVOUR II 2nd Call Regulations (2023). It is of utmost importance that applicants do not leave for the very last few days since there will be a large number of applications.