The Government of the Republic of Poland offers scholarships for a research stay on Polish universities to young academicians from Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia and Caucasus. This scholarship is granted for scientific practice in the form of 1-year long individual complementary studies. The successful candidates will receive 1350 PLN per month for one year. This is offered for the academic year 2013/2014.To avail this opportunity candidate should send their documents by post and email till 1st March 2013.
Study Subject(s): This scholarship is available to study polish language.
Course Level: Scholarship is granted for realization of a scientific practice in the form of 1-year long individual complementary studies.
Scholarship Provider: Polish Government
Scholarship can be taken at: Poland
-University diploma (4- or 5-year studies ending with a defense of a bachelor diploma or master thesis), preferably in the humanities: history, international relations, political sciences, journalism, sociology, ethnology, cultural sciences, social psychology, administration, management and law.
-Age limit: 35.
-General knowledge in the general issues concerning one of the above mentioned fields or similar fields, particularly in the 19 and 20 centuries.
-Knowledge of the Polish language at a level guaranteeing that the student is able to understand the lectures and do the required reading – is essential
-In extraordinary cases there is a possibility to qualify candidates without the knowledge of the Polish language. Such scholarship holders will be, however, obligated to learn Polish language individually and after getting notification of being qualified to the Program they will have to take part in additional intensive course of Polish language in August 2013.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Candidates from Eastern Europe, Russia, countries of Central Asia and Caucasus can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: Total duration of the internship and the preparatory course of Polish language is 10 months. There is a possibility of prolonging stay within the frames of the scholarship till July 2014, 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 thesis at minimum 4 grade and participation in the scientific programs taking place in July 2014. Possible supplementary scholarship will end 31st July 2014.
Duration of award(s): Each of the qualified candidates may receive scholarship once for a given period and, from exceptional circumstances without the possibility of prolonging it for the next year.
-Candidates with sufficient knowledge of Polish language will start realization of the Program on 2nd September 2013 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 30th July 2013 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 2013 till 30th June 2014.
What does it cover? The scholarship is 1350 PLN per month. The costs of accommodation and feeding should be individually covered by the scholarship holders.
Selection Criteria: Preference will be given to candidates who can prove their academic achievements or organizational activity and whose accomplishments would allow them to put advanced study in this specialization to good use in their own countries in various fields of academic or public life.
Notification: 1st stage of qualification is prosecuted by an Admissions Committee in Warsaw on the basis of documents sent by the candidates – candidates accepted for next stage of qualification will be noted by 1st April 2013.
How to Apply: 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.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The final deadline for application is 1st March 2013.