Application Deadline: 30 September 2015. Offered annually? Yes
Scholarship Name: Government of the Czech Republic Scholarship for Developing Countries
Brief description: Czech Republic Government funded Scholarships for Foreign students from Developing Countries for Bachelor’s, masters and Doctoral Degrees in Economics, Informatics and Agriculture at higher institutions 2016-2017
Subject Areas: Field of Study Available in English includes Economics, Informatics, Energetics and Agriculture
The Government of the Czech Republic offers a number of undergraduate, Master’s and Doctoral scholarships within the framework of its Foreign Development Assistance Programme in support of the study of foreign nationals from developing countries at public institutions of higher education in the Czech Republic for 2016-2017 academic year.
Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified
Eligibility & Selection Criteria
The Government Scholarships are designed to cover the standard length of study:
1) in Bachelor/Master study programmes plus one-year preparatory course of the Czech language (which is combined with other field-specific training).
Government scholarships of this category are awarded to graduates from upper secondary schools that can enroll only in study programmes in which they follow instruction in the Czech language. Depending on the subject area, applicants are normally required to take entrance examinations at the respective institution of higher education. The scholarship award is conditional upon a successful passing of entrance examinations;
2) in follow-up Master study programmes or Doctoral study programmes.
Government scholarships of this category are awarded to graduates of Bachelor or Master study programmes, respectively, who enroll in study programmes with instruction in the English language.
Foreign nationals who have been granted permanent residence in the Czech Republic are not eligible to apply for Government scholarships.
Number of Scholarships: A number of scholarships will be awarded.
Scholarship Benefit: The scholarship will cover the cost of the bachelors, masters or doctoral programme in Czech Republic
Duration of Sponsorship:The Government Scholarships are designed to cover the standard length of study
Eligible Countries: Applicant from developing countries
To be taken at (country): Czech Republic
How to Apply
Scholarship applications together with the required attachments are to be submitted to the appropriate Czech Embassy in the applicant’s country before the deadline set by the Embassy so that the applicants’ dossiers reach the respective Czech authorities (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport) by 15 January each year.
Students who, at the time of application, stay in the Czech Republic may submit the respective documents to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department for Development Co-operation, by 31 December of the preceding year at the latest.
Scholarship application forms may be obtained from the respective Czech Embassies or downloaded online in PDF or Word format (see link below)
Visit the Scholarship Webpage scroll down to download application material in preferred language.
Sponsors: Government of the Czech Republic
Important Notes: Prospective applicants are advised to address their inquiries concerning, among others, their eligibility and closing date for applications to the Czech Embassies in their countries.