Announcement on the call for applications No 7/2020 of February 3, 2020

Pursuant to Article 19(1) of the Act of 7 July 2017 on the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (Journal of Laws of 2019, item 1582) Director of the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange announces call for applications to the Ignacy Łukasiewicz Scholarship Programme – master studies.

Aim of the Programme

The Programme aim is to support the socio-economic growth of developing countries (excluding European and Central Asian countries) through raising the level of knowledge and education of their citizens. The scholarship offer is addressed to foreigners, given to nationals of the following countries indicated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Angola, Ethiopia, Philippines, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Colombia, Lebanon, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, Palestine, Peru, South Africa, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam; also to other countries covered by Official Development Assistance, with the exception of developing countries of Europe and Central Asia (the list of countries whose citizens may apply for a scholarship under the Programme is attached as Appendix no. 1 to these Regulations). The scholarships available under the Programme will be allocated as per the following proportions: 80% of the total to Applicants from priority countries, 20% of the total to Applicants from other countries

Scope of activities implemented under the Programme

Participation in the Programme enable to undertake studies at universities in Poland and other form of education (preparatory course preceding studies). NAWA Director’s scholarship is granted for the duration of the preparatory course and for the regulatory period of studies with an exemption from education fees at public universities. A monthly maintenance scholarship from the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange to cover the costs of accommodation and living. The scholarship is paid for a maximum of 12 months in the academic year once a month through the higher education institution.

Scholarships will be granted from the academic year 2020/21

The Regulations of the Lukasiewicz Programme with Template of the agreement with the Scholar

The Regulations of the Lukasiewicz Programme with Template of the agreement with the Scholar.

Deadline for submitting applications

The call for applications under the Programme shall be conducted in the period from 3 February until 16 March 2020, 3 pm Central European Time (Warsaw local time), solely in an electronic form via NAWA’s ICT system, available one the https://programs.nawa.gov.pl/login website. 

The amount of financial resources allocated for the implementation of the Programme 

Ok. PLN 3.800.000

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