Government of Malta Scholarships in Climate Friendly Travel 2021/2022 for Students from Developing Countries

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At a press conference at the Gozo Campus of the Institute for Tourism Studies, Minister for Tourism and Consumer Protection Julia Farrugia Portelli launched the government’s continuous effort towards Climate Friendly Travel through 30 scholarships aimed at mitigating Climate Change.

Application Deadline: Ongoing

About the Award: These scholarships are for a new online diploma in climate-friendly travel and are piloted by the ITS and SUNx Malta. These are aimed mostly towards countries affected greatly by climate change. 

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This diploma is the first of its type and will train students to support businesses in the travel and transport industry in adjusting their operations towards the goal of becoming carbon neutral, in the face of the global challenge of Climate Change.

Type: Postgraduate (Diploma)



Successful completion of one of ITS’ Certificate Study Programmes (MQF Level 3).


5 O level subjects at MQF level 3 (SSC&P level 3); of which (i) English language is compulsory, (ii) 2 O level subjects must include Environmental Studies, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics, and/or Hospitality. For definition of MQF levels and grades, refer to page 64.


Apply as a mature student, at least 23 years of age by the beginning of the academic year applied for, and subject to proficiency and/or aptitude tests as per direction of the ITS. The ITS also reserves the right to subject the candidate for an interview prior to acceptance.

Eligible Countries: for applicants from Africa, Small Island Developing States, or Developing Countries most affected by Climate Change

To be Taken at (Country): Malta

Number of Awards: 30

Value & Duration of Award: Students interested in this scholarship are supported for the duration of the program.

How to Apply: Interested applicants may register for this scholarship on

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

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