UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships in Engineering 2023/2024 for Developing Countries

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 Applications are invited for 20 UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships for applicants from Africa, Arab states, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Caribbean.

Application Deadline: 28th April 2023

To be taken at (country): Poland

About the Award: The Programme started in 2012 and aims to promote capacity building and research activities in UNESCO’s Member States in the field of science and engineering. Beneficiaries of these fellowships are given the opportunity to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow for six (6) months duration starting on 1st October.

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Type: Research

Eligibility: Applicants must hold the Bachelor’s or M.Sc. degrees. Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

  • Candidates should have a Bachelor of Eng (B.Eng) or a Master of Engineering (M.Eng) degree,
  • Be proficient in reading and writing in English
  • No more than 40 year-old

Eligible Countries:

AFRICA (32 Member States) • Angola • Benin • Botswana • Burkina Faso • Cameroon • Cape Verde • Chad • Côte d’Ivoire • Democratic Republic of the Congo • Eritrea • Ethiopia • Gabon • Gambia • Ghana • Kenya • Lesotho • Madagascar • Malawi • Mali • Mauritius • Mozambique • Namibia • Niger • Nigeria • Rwanda • Senegal • South Africa • Togo • Uganda • United Republic of Tanzania • Zambia • Zimbabwe

ARAB STATES (2 Member States) • Iraq • Syrian Arab Republic (the)

ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (22 Member States) • Bangladesh • Bhutan • Brunei Darussalam • Cambodia • Fiji • India • Indonesia • Kazakhstan • Kyrgyzstan • Lao People’s Democratic Republic • Malaysia • Mongolia • Nepal • Pakistan • Papua New Guinea • Philippines • Sri Lanka • Tajikistan • Thailand • Turkmenistan • Uzbekistan • Viet Nam

LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (15 Member States) • Argentina • Bolivia (Plurinational State of) • Brazil • Chile • Colombia • Cuba • Dominican Republic • Ecuador • El Salvador • Haiti • Jamaica • Mexico • Panama • Peru • Trinidad and Tobago

Number and Duration of Awards: Twenty (20) fellowships of six (6) months duration each, in Poland.

Value of Scholarship: 

Facilities offered by Polish Authorities:

  • Free tuition and access to the university facilities
  • Accommodation at the AGH UST Student Campus in Kraków
  • Monthly allowance of 1600 PLN

Facilities offered by UNESCO:

  • International travel expenses from the beneficiary’s country to and from Poland;
  • Health insurance

How to Apply: Check if the country of the candidate is among the list the 71 invited Member States to participate in the programme  (Annex I)

If the candidate complies with the conditions and terms spelled out in the announcement letter, she/he will have the opportunity to choose a maximum of 3 projects among the 30 proposed projects (candidates must provide the priority number of the projects)

The candidate is invited to contact her/his National Commission for UNESCO and submit the requested documents to apply

The endorsed candidates by their National Commissions should register themselves to the Fellowship e-registration system available on the page: http://www.unesco.agh.edu.pl/en/

Candidatures should be submitted by the invited Member State, channeled through their National Commission by midnight (Central Europe time), 28 April 2023 to the following email addresses: [email protected][email protected] and [email protected].

Visit Fellowship Webpage for details

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