Scholarship Program for Young Scholars

Scholarship Program for Young Scholars

Scholarship Program of the Polish Government for Young Academicians” initialized in 2003 is addressed to Candidates from  Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan an Georgia. The 14th edition  of the Program  will take placeduring the academicyear of 2016/2017.

Preference will be given to candidates  who can prove their academic achievements ororganizational activity and whose accomplishments would allow them to put advancedstudy in this specialization to good use in their own countries in various fields of academicor public life.

Scholarship is granted for realization of a scientific practice, in the form of a 1-yearlong individual complementary studies.

Each of the qualified candidates may receive scholarship once for a givenperiod and, from exceptional circumstances, without the possibility of prolonging it for the next year.

Total duration of the internship and the preparatory course of Polish language is 10months. There is a possibility of prolonging stay within the frames of the scholarship till July 2017, if the  Program  coordinator in  agreement with  the  tutor will apply  for prolongation. It may take place only in case of fulfilling by the scholarship holder all the scientific conditions of the Program, including defense of the diploma thesisat minimum 4 grade and participation in the scientific programs taking place in July 2014. Possible supplementary scholarship will end 31st July 2016.

Candidates with sufficient knowledge of Polish language will start realization of the Program on 1st September 2016 with the Preparatory course of Polish language. The course will be conducted at the University of Warsaw, and will consist of general lectures and supplementary course of Polish language.

Candidates with insufficient knowledge of Polish language will start realization of the Program on 1st August 2016 with the additional, intensive course of Polish language. In such a situation scholarship may last 12 months.

Realization of the scholarship (studies) at the particular Polish universities will last from 1st October 2016 till 30th June 2017.

The scholarship is 1350 PLN per month. The costs of accommodation and feedingshould be individually covered by the scholarship holders.

Place ofapplication – counterpart Embassy or Consulate of the Republic of Poland. The application deadlineis 1st March  2016.

The complete  set of documents should be submitted by post or delivered personally (with an envelope  annotation “Scholarship  Program  for Young Academicians”) to the counterpart Polish diplomatic outposts. Complete set of documents scanned, preferably in JPG format, shall be send also by e-mail:

Counterpart Consulates of the Republic of Poland will be admitting visas till 31stJuly 2017  to all qualifiedcandidates.

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