Government Scholarships for Czech Language Summer Courses 2017

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The summer schools of Slavonic Studies is offering Czech language courses during the summer months (July – September). These 2 to 4 weeks courses are designed for foreign students, teachers, translators and interpreters and other experts active in the field of Czech/Slavonic studies.

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS, MŠMT in Czech) is responsible for public administration in education, for developing educational, youth and sport policies and international cooperation in these fields.

Czech Republic Government offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes. The aim of the scholarships is to attract the best and most motivated people to Czech Republic.

The Summer Schools offer language courses at various levels of proficiency, seminars on the Czech literature, culture and history, free-time activities including theatrical, musical and dance performances, trips etc.

Course Level: The courses are held during the summer months (July – September), their length ranges from 2 to 4 weeks depending on the course content determined by each Summer School.

Study Subject: Scholarship is designed for foreign students, teachers, translators and interpreters and other experts active in the field of Czech/Slavonic studies.

Scholarship Award: Each scholarship consists of free board and lodging, coverage of course fees and free access to cultural events which are part of the course programme.

Scholarship can be taken at: Czech Republic

Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for this scholarship:

  • These courses are designed for foreign students, teachers, translators and interpreters and other experts active in the field of Czech/Slavonic studies.
  • Summer School courses are open also to foreign nationals who do not hold or cannot apply for the aforementioned scholarships and wish to bear the related expenses themselves.
  • For 2017, the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport offers a limited number of scholarships for participation in the Summer School courses to applicants from the following countries (listed alphabetically): Albania, Argentina, Austria, Belgium – Flemish Community, Belgium – French Community, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada (Alberta), China, Colombia, Croatia, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, the Ukraine, United Kingdom and Vietnam.

Nationality: For 2017, the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport offers a limited number of scholarships for participation in the Summer School courses to applicants from the following countries (listed alphabetically):

Albania, Argentina, Austria, Belgium – Flemish Community, Belgium – French Community, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada (Alberta), China, Colombia, Croatia, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, the Ukraine, United Kingdom and Vietnam. Summer School courses are open also to foreign nationals who do not hold or cannot apply for the aforementioned scholarships and wish to bear the related expenses themselves.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Due to their broad scope they are, however, open to anyone else who is interested in the Czech language, literature, history and culture.

Foreign Language Scholarships

How to Apply: Scholarships can only be awarded to applicants who are nominated by the competent authorities in the aforementioned countries (the selection of applicants is usually performed by the respective foreign government agencies; in several cases by the Czech diplomatic missions). Applications should be sent via e-mail or post.

Application Deadline: Application dossiers should reach the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport by March 31, 2017. The closing dates for applications set by the respective agencies in recipient countries must be therefore inevitably earlier.

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