Scholarship Program for Young Scholars
The Scholarship Program for Young Scholars was started in 2003 and is addressed to candidates from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Central Asia and the Caucasus. The scholarships are intended for the realization of academic training in the form of year-long individual supplementary studies.
Applicants are usually Ph.D. holders, young lecturers or university graduates who wish to continue their studies after returning home. The scholarship enables them to bring back the knowledge they have gained and spread it in their home country. Scholarship recipients receive academic supervision from specialists in their chosen subject of interest. Academic supervisors also later act as promoters for scholarship recipients when they write their final papers.
Each year, 70 scholarship students take part. They are young humanities students that improve their qualifications during a 9-month apprenticeship at any one of the best schools of higher education in Poland. Since its inception, over 500 individuals have taken part in the program.
“Scholarship Program of the Polish Government for Young Academicians” initialized in 2003 is addressed to Candidates from Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan an Georgia. The 16 th edition of the Program will take place during the academic year of 2018/2019.
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.
Scholarship is granted for realization of a scientific practice, in the form of a 1-year long individual complementary studies.
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.
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 2019, 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 2019. Possible supplementary scholarship will end 31st July 2019.
Candidates with sufficient knowledge of Polish language will start realization of the Program on 1 st September 2018 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 1 st August 2018 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 1 st October 2018 till 30th June 2019.
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