2016 Czech Republic Government Scholarships for Developing Countries

Applications are invited for Czech Government Scholarships available for foreign nationals from developing countries to pursue Bachelor/ Master/ Doctoral degree program at public universities in the Czech Republic.
The scholarships may not be granted to persons under 18 years of age (the applicants have to turn 18 as of 1 September of the year when they commence studies in the Czech Republic at the latest). These Government Scholarships are designed to cover the standard length of study. The application deadline is 30 September.


Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of Economics, Agriculture, Informatics, Environment and Energetics at public universities in the Czech Republic.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Bachelor/ Master/ Doctoral studies/Language and preparatory studies at public universities in the Czech Republic.
Scholarship Provider: Government of the Czech Republic. Sponsor: International Relations Department of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS), Development Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).  Scholarship Awards Within The Foreign Development Assistance Programme.
Scholarship can be taken at: Czech Republic
Eligibility:
-The scholarships are intended solely to promote the studies of adults who are foreign nationals from developing third countries in need. Neither a citizen of the Czech Republic, nor a citizen of a member state of the European Union, nor any other foreign national with a permit to permanent residence on the territory of the Czech Republic may therefore be granted this type of scholarship. Furthermore, the scholarships may not be granted to persons under 18 years of age. (The applicants have to turn 18 as of 1 September of the year when they commence studies in the Czech Republic at the latest.)
 
In Bachelor/ Master/ Doctoral Study Programmes plus one-year Preparatory Course of the English language (Which is combined with other field-specific training): Government scholarships of this category are awarded to graduates from upper secondary schools, or Bachelor’s / Master’s degree courses, as applicable.
 Who can Enroll only in Study Programmes in which instruction is given in the English language. Depending on the subject area, Applicants are normally required to sit entrance Examinations at the higher education institution Concerned. Successful passing of Entrance examination constitutes a precondition for the scholarship award; or

-In follow-up study Programmes [Master or Doctoral Study] Programmes: Government scholarships of this category are awarded to graduates of Bachelor or Master Study Programmes, respectively, Enroll in the WHO study Programmes with instruction in the English language.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Czech Government Scholarships are available for foreign nationals from developing countriesA limited number of scholarships are also offered to applicants from selected developing countries through UNESCO. Scholarship Description: The Government of the Czech Republic offers scholarships within the framework of its Foreign Development Assistance in support of the study of foreign nationals from developing countries at public institutions of higher education in the Czech Republic. Number of award(s): Not Known Duration of award(s): These Government Scholarships are designed to cover the standard length of study.
(1) Pursued in the Czech language:
-Bachelor’s study programmes (three- to four-year long);
-Master’s study programmes (comprehensive four- to six-year long programmes);
(2) Language and preparatory studies (one-year long; only for those who have applied for a scholarship to study in the Czech language) – provided for by the Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies  (“ILPS”) of Charles University;
(3) Pursued in the English language:
-Selected follow-up Master’s study programmes (one- to three-year long);
– Selected Doctoral study programmes (three- to four-year long).

What does it cover? The scholarship covers the necessary costs related to staying and studying in the CR. The scholarship amount is regularly amended. Currently the amount paid to students on a Bachelor’s, Master’s or follow-up Master’s study programme stands at CZK 14,000 per month, whereas the amount paid to students of a Doctoral study programme stands at CZK 15,000 per month. The above scholarship amount includes an amount designated for the payment of accommodation costs.Costs of accommodation, food and public transport are covered by scholarship holders from the scholarship under the same conditions that apply to students who are citizens of the CR. Should healthcare exceeding standard care be required by the student, s/he shall cover it at his/her own cost. Travel expenses for travelling to the Czech Republic and back to the student’s home country are paid by the party that nominated the student to study in the CR or by the foreign national at his/her own cost. www.scholarship-nigeria.com
Notification: If the application has been accepted and may proceed to the next round of the selection procedure, the Mission shall ask the selected applicants to attend an interview. The most successful applicants shall be asked to submit complete documentation by a given deadline that the Mission shall determine so as to ensure that proposals for scholarships to be granted in a new academic year are at the disposal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic (Development Cooperation Department, hereinafter abbreviated as “DCD”) and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic (International Relations Department, hereinafter abbreviated as “IRD”) in Prague by 31 December of the year prior to the given academic year at the latest.
How to Apply: All applicants shall fill in the electronic application form available on the website stated in Chapter 2 and successfully register (i.e., obtain an application identification number upon sending a completed application form to the pertinent authority electronically). The applicant shall send the completed application form to the Mission in electronic form, i.e., by completing online registration.
Application Form
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 September 2015. Prospective Applicants are advised to address Concerning their inquiries, among others, their Eligibility and closing date for applications to the Czech Embassies in their Countries. Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

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