LITHUANIAN STATE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR APPLICANTS FROM THE JAPAN
for academic year 2009-2010
The Education Exchanges Support Foundation takes pleasure to offer scholarships for Lithuanian (Baltic) studies (3-10 months) for the overall period of 20 months to students and scientists of Japan at Lithuanian higher education and research institutions.
The scholarships are designed for advanced students, postgraduates, scientists and teachers of higher education and research institutions to enable them to study or carry out research at a Lithuanian institution of higher education and research.
The scholarships are not intended for a full course of study. Normally, an academic degree or diploma cannot be obtained during the tenure of the scholarship.
Method of application
Applications should be prepared on special application forms (forms are available from the website www.smpf.lt/scholarships) and contain documents (in Lithuanian or English or with certified translations into one of these languages) listed below in the order given:
1. Application form.
2. Official letter of acceptance from the host institution confirming the period and the proposed
date of stay.
3. Certified copy of a diploma and/or transcripts of academic records (for students), a copy of a diploma of a research degree (for researchers).
4. Curriculum vitae.
5. Precise and detailed study or research program.
6. Two reference letters from professors of applicant’s home institution.
7. Evidence of enrolment or employment at a higher education and research institution of the home country.
8. Certificate attesting the knowledge of the Lithuanian or another language acceptable for the host institution.
9. List of publications (for postgraduate students and researchers).
10. Copy of the valid travel document.
Filled in application forms with the supporting documents have to be submitted through the official home country’s authorities to:
Education Exchanges Support Foundation
Higher Education Programmes Unit
Geležinio Vilko str. 12
LT-01112 Vilnius, Lithuania
by 30 April 2009.
Documents should be submitted in two identical sets (original and a copy). Incomplete applications will not be considered!