Scholarship Name: Government of the Czech Republic Scholarship for Developing Countries
Government funded Scholarships for Foreign students from Developing Countries for Bachelor’s, masters and Doctoral Degrees in Economics, Informatics and Agriculture at higher institutions in Czech Republic 2012-2013
Accepted Subject Areas?
Field of Study Available in English includes Economics, Informatics 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 2012-2013 academic year.
Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified
Who is qualified to apply and what is the 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.
How Many Scholarships are available? A number of scholarships will be awarded. Specific number is not specified
What are the benefits?
The scholarship will cover the cost of the bachelors, masters or doctoral programme in Czech Republic
How long will sponsorship last?
The Government Scholarships are designed to cover the standard length of study
Applicant from developing countries including Africa, are eligible to apply
To be taken at (country): Czech Republic
What time of year does Application Close?
Application Deadline is15 January 2012 (each year)
Offered annually? Yes
How can I 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)
Government of the Czech Republic
How can I get more information?
If you need more Information about this scholarship, kindly visit the Scholarship Webpage
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.