The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia allows non-Saudi students of all nationalities to study at several universities in the Kingdom by granting scholarships in all specialties, with the exception of those of health.
Type of Scholarships: Language scholarships, scholarships for whole degree programs
Programs for: Language study, Bachelor, Graduate, PhD students
Fields: All fields of study - except Health studies
Requirements for applicants:
Age limit 17 - 25 for language courses, Bachelor and Master study / 17 - 35 for PhD study
The government of the student's country must give its consent for the student to study in the Kingdom, if that country requires this from Saudi students.
The student must not have obtained another scholarship from one of the educational institutions of the Kingdom.
The student's certificates and identity documents must be authenticated by the competent authorities specified by the educational institution.
The student must not have been expelled from one of the educational institutions of the Kingdom.
The student must pass the medical examination determined by the regulations and instructions.
For further information and questions please contact the scholarship service at: email@example.com
Name of Program
The 'Destination Australia Program' was launched in 2019 by Hon Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Education.
The $93.7 million Destination Australia Program allows tertiary education providers, including vocational education and training and higher education providers, to apply for funding through a competitive grants process to administer and promote scholarships for Australian and international students who live and study in regional A
Destination Australia Scholarships
Type of Scholarships: According to the study programme at the host university.
Programs for: All level of study, to be agreed with the host university.
Fields: To be agreed with the host university
Important information: Foreign students must be enrolled in an Australian university and can then apply through their host institution in Australia for the scholarship. For detailed information about the application procedure please contact your host institution in Australia.
Application Help Information about the Application process is available on the GrantConnect and Community Grants Hub websites. Applicants must submit any questions relating to the Program or this Application process in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants may submit these questions up until five Business Days prior to the Closing Time and Date. A response will be provided within five business days. Applicants may direct any general enquiries, requests for technical help or support in using and/or submitting the Application Form by: •Phone 1800020283 •Email to email@example.com
For information regarding other funding opportunities you may wish to view the information on the Study in Australia website.
Name of Program
Regierungsstipendien des Österreichischen Bundesministeriums für Wissenschaft und Forschung BMWF
Type of Scholarships: Stipendien für Studiengänge mit Abschluss
Programs for: Studierende, Graduierte und Forschende
Das österreichische Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung stellt Studierenden, Graduierten, Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler Stipendien zur Verfügung. Weitere Informationen unter: https://grants.at/de/was-ist-grantsat/
Die Stipendienausschreibung erfolgt mittels der Österreichischen Datenbank für Stipendien und Forschungsförderung grants.at (Deutsch / Englisch). Diese enthält neben den Stipendien des Bundesministeriums für Wissenschaft und Forschung auch Informationen über Stipendienprogramme anderer Institutionen:
Franz Werfel Fellowship - Geisteswissenschaften / Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften
Richard Plaschka Stipendium - Geisteswissenschaften / Geschichte / Archäologie
Wallonie Bruxelles International (WBI): Programme de bourses d’excellence IN WBI 2023/2024
Type of Scholarships: Short-term scholarships (1 to 3 months) and long-term scholarships (1 to 2 years)
Programs for: Postdoctoral researchers
Fields: All fields of study
Dans un contexte de mobilité et de mondialisation accrues, ce programme de bourses a été mis sur pied par Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI).
Profil Chercheurs(/euses) issu(e)s de tous pays et titulaire d’un diplôme de l’enseignement supérieur de docteur délivré par une institution étrangère désirant effectuer un programme de type postdoctoral au sein d’établissements d’enseignement supérieur organisés ou subventionnés par la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles.
Domaines En vue d’appuyer les différents pôles de compétitivité du Plan Marshall 4.0, les domaines privilégiés sont les suivants:
Transport et logistique;
Sciences du vivant;
Tout autre domaine sera pris en considération, qu’il s’agisse des sciences humaines, fondamentales ou appliquées.
Types de programme:
Bourses de longue durée (minimum 1 an, renouvelable 1 fois) de niveau postdoctoral;
Bourses de courte durée (1 à 3 mois, non renouvelable) de niveau postdoctoral.
Montant mensuel: 2.120 euros couvrant les frais de subsistance, le logement, les ouvrages didactiques et les frais de déplacements à l’intérieur du pays;
Prise en charge par WBI des frais de voyage internationaux (un aller-retour pour la durée totale du programme);
Prise en charge par WBI d’une assurance de type « soins de santé » pour les boursièr(e)s non issu(e)s de l’Union européenne.
Prise en charge par WBI d’une assurance de type « assistance au rapatriement » (uniquement pour les bourses de longue durée).
Pour les bourses de longue durée:
Au plus tard le 1er mars 2023 pour l’année académique 2023-2024.
Pour les bourses de courte durée:
pour les séjours prévus entre février et mai: au plus tard le 1er octobre précédant
pour les séjours prévus entre juin et septembre: au plus tard le 1er février précédant
pour les séjours prévus entre octobre et janvier: au plus tard le 1er mai précédant
Place of Submission
Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI) à Bruxelles Le dossier est à envoyer par courrier électronique à l’adresse firstname.lastname@example.org
Une lettre d’invitation ou d’accord de l’université d’accueil et du promoteur encadrant la recherche est exigée pour une candidature.
Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship to Foreign Students 2023/2024
Type of Scholarships: Scholarships for whole degree programmes
Programs for: Undergraduates, Graduates
Fields: All fields of study offered at the five institutions of higher education in Brunei Darussalam
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam offers scholarships to pursue studies at the Diploma, Undergraduate Degree and Postgraduate Master's Degree level at the following institutions of higher education:
Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD)
Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan (KUPU SB)
Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA)
Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB)
Politeknik Brunei (PB)
Eligibility requirements Applicants must
Not exceed the age of 25, for Undergraduate and Diploma programmes, and the age of 35, for Postgraduate Master's Degree programmes, on the first day of July on the year when the course/programme starts.
Be proficient in English with a Credit 6 at GCE ‘O’ Level Examination or a Grade ‘C' in IGCSE English (as a second language) or an IELTS score of 6.0 or a TOEFL minimum score of 550.
The Scholarship is intended primarily for international students studying for the first time in Brunei Darussalam. Bruneians, Brunei Permanent Residents and international students studying/who have studied in Brunei tertiary institutions are NOT eligible.
An applicant may be required to appear for an interview at such place(s) as may be determined by the institutions offering the programmes, and to sit for a written examination to assess the applicant's proficiency in the English/Malay/Arabic Language (where applicable).
up to 25 Full-scholarships (tuition, accomodation, health insurance and monthly allowance)
up to 30 Partial-scholarships (waiver for study fee and health insurance)
Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must - be a citizen of a country other than the People’s Republic of China and be in good health both mentally and physically. - be a high school graduate under the age of 25 when applying for undergraduate programs; - be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35 when applying for master’s programs; - be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40 when applying for doctoral programs; - be a high school graduate (at least) under the age of 45 when applying for general scholar programs; - be a master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when applying for senior scholar programs. - have acquired the Chinese proficiency of HSK Level 3 when applying for Chinese-taught undergraduate or general scholar programs (studying Chinese language are exempted); - have acquired the Chinese proficiency of HSK Level 3 when applying for Chinese-taught senior scholar programs; - have acquired the Chinese proficiency of HSK Level 4 when applying for Chinese-taught master’s or doctoral programs; - meet the admission requirements of the applied universities in terms of academic ability, language proficiency and other relevant criterial.
Application Documents a) Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship (in Chinese or English). b) Copy of Passport Home Page: Applicant shall submit a clear scanned copy of his/her ordinary passport with validity later than March 1, 2024. c) Notarized highest diploma: Prospective diploma winners must submit official proof of student status by their current school. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations. d) Academic transcripts: Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations. e) Language qualification certificates. Applicants for Chinese-taught programs must submit valid HSK reports in accordance with the corresponding Chinese proficiency requirements. Applicants for other language-taught programs shall provide relevant language proficiency certificates according to the universities’ requirements, like IELTS or TOFEL report. f) Admission documents. To apply for master’s and doctoral degree or as general and senior scholars, applicants shall provide admission documents issued by the applied universities. Admission documents include admission notice, pre-admission letter, invitation from professors and etc. Applicants with admission documents will obtain the priority in winning the Chinese Government Scholarship. g) A Study Plan or Research Proposal in Chinese or English. (A minimum of 200 words for undergraduates, 500 words for non-degree students, and 800 words for postgraduates.) h) Recommendation letters: All applicants must submit two letters of recommendation in Chinese or English (for degree studies from professors or associate professors). i) Example of Art. To apply for art or design related majors, applicants could submit their own works through “Example of Art/Other Supporting Documents” in the system. Applicants could also provide such materials to the applied universities directly in other ways. j) Applicants under the age of 18 should submit the valid documents of their legal guardians in China. k) Applicants planning to stay in China for more than 6 months must submit a photocopy of the Foreigner Physical Examination Form completed in English. The original copy should be kept by the applicant. The form is designed by the Chinese quarantine authority and can be obtained from the dispatching authority. The physical examinations must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Please select the appropriate time to take physical examination as the result is valid for only 6 months. l) Non-criminal record report. The applicant shall submit a valid certificate of Non-Criminal Record issued by the local public security authority, usually issued within 6 months prior to the submission date of the application. Reminder: Uploaded supporting documents must be clear, authentic and valid. Applicants are recommended to use professional device to scan the relevant documents. Applicants shall bear the consequences caused by unclear or unidentifiable uploaded materials.
A copy of the online application and all documents must be sent in one pdf to email@example.com
The Colombian Government, through ICETEX, offers postgraduate scholarships
to foreigners who wish to pursue postgraduate studies in specialization, master’s, and doctorate degrees in public and private Colombian higher education institutions in accordance with the "ACADEMIC OFFER CATALOG-2023-2"
to foreigners from non-Spanish speaking countries who wish to carry out postgraduate studies in specialization, master's and doctorate degrees in public and private Colombian higher education institutions and who need to strengthen the Spanish language to carry out postgraduate studies in Colombia in accordance with the "ACADEMIC OFFER CATALOG 2023-2”
Be a foreign citizen
Not have Colombian nationality.
Not be residing, nor have resided the last 6 months prior to applying for the scholarship in Colombian territory or have started studies in Colombia at the time of application to the corresponding call.
In case of being selected, the scholar must present the Certificate of Migratory Movements of the last year, with a date no older than 30 days at the time of entering Colombian territory.
Must not have any marital or de facto relationship in Colombia.
Not having started postgraduate studies in Colombia.
Not having been a beneficiary of ICETEX through the Beca Colombia program.
Not be older than 50 years.
Have a cumulative general average of 4.0 out of 5.0 in undergraduate to apply the call. According to the grading scale of each country, the note must be equivalent to a minimum of 4.0 for the Colombian scale.
Have a professional, undergraduate, or graduate degree in any area of knowledge.
Have admission to at least between one and three postgraduate programs listed in the Academic Offer Catalog 2023-2. In case of applying to Spanish courses, the admission of the institution offering the Spanish course will be required.
Have good physical and mental health, certified by a doctor.
Duration of Scholarships:
Perfectioning of Spanish: up to 6 months
Specialization: up to 18 months (3 academic semesters)
Master's: up to 24 months (4 academic semesters)
Doctorate: up to 48 months (8 academic semesters)
100% of the tuition fee for the duration of the academic program
books and materials allowance of COL$ 500.000
monthly stipend/support of three minimum wages (in Colombian Pesos)
Each candidate must personally apply directly to higher education institutions or universities for admission to postgraduate programmes.
Considering that the scholarships are awarded annually, due to the annual budget validity of ICETEX, scholarship holders who attend academic programs longer than 12 months must request renewal from ICETEX each year, for the continuity of the corresponding study program.
The call for applications for the Korean Graduate Degree Scholarships 2023-2024 is now closed.
Call for the Korean Government’s Global Korea Scholarship program 2023 - Graduate Scholarships
Type of Scholarships: 1- 2 scholarships for graduate degree programs (MA, PhD, Research)
Programs for: Master's program, Doctoral program, research program
Fields: All fields
The Korean Government represented by the National Institute for International Education Development (NIIED) offers Graduate Scholarships to several countries, including Switzerland. NIIED has announced the application guidelines of the 2021 Korean Government Scholarship Program for Graduate Degrees.
REQUIREMENTS ○ Applicants must be under 40 years of age
Applicants must hold or must be expected to hold a Bachelor’s, Master’s or a Doctoral degree.
○ Doctoral Program Applicants: Must hold a Master’s degree or a level of education equivalent to a Master’s degree. ○ Master’s Program Applicants: Must hold a Bachelor’s degree or a level of education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree. ○ Research Program Applicants: Must hold a degree or a level of education equivalent to or higher than a Master’s degree and must have received an invitation from one of NIIED’s designated Korean universities.
HEALTH ○ All applicants must be in good health, both mentally and physically, to study in Korea for the full duration of degree or research programs. ○ All applicants must submit ” Form 8. Personal Medical Assessment ” at the time of applying. ○ All applicants who pass the 2nd round of selection must receive comprehensive medical checkup and submit the certificate of health and medical examination result issued by a medical doctor or a licensed hospital.
○ If an applicant is found to be in one of the following conditions, the applicant will be disqualified in the final round of selection:
– An applicant is tested positive on drug tests; – An applicant owns serious illness that prevents him or her to study abroad for long period of time including the full duration of degree or research program in Korea. After arriving in Korea, all GKS scholars will be subject to a medical examination administered by NIIED. If a GKS scholar is found to have a serious illness from the medical examination after arriving in Korea, he or she will be disqualified from their GKS scholarship.
NOTES FOR ALL APPLICANTS
○ All application documents must be written either in Korean or English. ○ Documents written in languages other than Korean or English must accompany a complete Korean or English translation, authenticated by the issuing institution or notarized by a notary public. ○ All application documents must be presented in their original forms. If an applicant has to submit photocopied documents, applicant MUST have the photocopies notarized, apostilled, or receive consular confirmation and submit those certified documents. ○ All documents submitted will NOT be returned to the applicants in any case. ○ Application documents must be submitted in the order of the checklist on the first page of the application forms. Each required document must be numbered and labeled on the top right corner. ○ Any fraudulent or incomplete applications will be disregarded.
The following two scholarship programmes are available for Swiss applicants for the academic year 2023/2024:
A1 Semester studies for Croatian language students (mobility: 4-5 months) Description: Scholarships type A1 are on offer to students (BA or MA) who would like to spend 1 semester learning Croatian and perfecting their Croatian language skills at either the University of Zagreb (Croaticum) or at the University of Rijeka (Rijeka School of Slavic Studies). Please note that one application is accepted only for the academic year 2023/2024, either for the autumn term 2023/2024 or for the spring term 2024. Eligible applicants: Croatian language students and students of Slavic Studies who are currently enrolled in BA or MA studies. Students are required to have completed a minimum of 2 semesters at their home institutions. Candidates for this scholarship can only be nominated by their current Croatian language fellow who should nominate the applicants for the scholarships by his/her Recommendation Letter.
Financial benefits for undergraduate/graduate studies (A1)
212,36 EUR monthly financial support (July and August excluded)
subsidized accommodation in the student residence hall
subsidized meals at student restaurants
F Summer seminar of Croatian language and literature (14 days) Description: Scholarship type F is awarded for participation in the Croatian Seminar for Foreign Slavic Studies Students organised by the Zagreb School of Slavic Studies in Dubrovnik (from 21 August to 2 September 2023). Eligible applicants: Croatian language students and students of Slavic Studies who are at the time of application for the Scholarship enrolled in MA or BA studies. Students are required to have completed a minimum of 2 semesters at their home institutions. Eligible are also lecturers (teachers, senior assistants with a PhD degree and teaching/research assistants) who teach Croatian language and literature at universities outside Croatia.
Financial benefits for the summer seminar (F)
free accommodation and meals
Place of Submission
The application procedure for Swiss applicants consists of two steps:
Estonian Government Scholarships for international students, researchers and academic staff 2023-2024
Type of Scholarships: Short-term (1-4 weeks) study scholarships, short-term (1-9 days) and long-term (10 days - 10 calender months) research grants
Programs for: All levels
Fields: Summer and winter schools: Estonian language and culture, various fields such as IT, media, international relations etc. related to degree programmes taught in English Research: All fields of study
The Estonian Ministry of Education and Research and Education and Youth Board offer scholarships to foreign nationals in the framework of the Estonian Scholarship Programme for international students, researchers and academic staff.
Scholarships for summer and winter schools The purpose of the scholarship is to support foreign students participation in short summer or winter school courses of Estonian language and culture courses organized by the Estonian institutions of higher education as well as in summer and winter schools related to the degree programmes taught in English. The scholarship can be awarded to the BA, MA and PhD students who are enrolled to the higher education institution abroad at least one year by the time of application. The candidate should pre-register to the course for applying for the scholarship. The scholarship includes a course fee in the amount of up to 700 EUR and the cost of accommodation in the amount of up to 25 EUR per night for a maximum period of 4 weeks. The board transfers and concludes a contract directly to the university organizing the course. Summer school organizing Estonian university offers accommodation or makes the scholarship payment to student. Course fee is also paid to university.
Grants for researchers and academic staff Grants for researchers can be awarded to the researchers and academic staff of higher education institutions abroad. The person using the grant shall hold an academic position at her/his home institutions. For example, the following are considered academic positions: professor, associate professor, teacher, reader, research fellow, lecturer, assistant. PhD students can apply for the scholarship for students only. Under this program are not offered grant for postdoctoral studies. The grant can be used for research, teaching, collaboration with colleagues etc. Grants for researchers are divided into short-term (1-9 days) and long-term (10 days – 10 calendar months) grants. The subsistence rates are 45 EUR per day and 660 EUR per month respectively.
The decision to award a scholarship/grant to the applicant does not guarantee his/her admittance to the institution of interest. The applicant should submit the necessary documents directly to the host institution. The decision on admission shall be taken before the scholarship/grant decision.
Type of Scholarships: Im Rahmen des bilateralen Stipendienabkommens Schweiz-Deutschland offeriert der DAAD Studierenden der Schweizer Hochschulen jährlich zwei Stipendien für das Studium in Deutschland.
Programs for: Postgraduale Studierende, Forschende und Kunstschaffende
Fields: Alle Studien- und Forschungsbereiche.
Der Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst DAAD ist die weltweit größte Förderorganisation für den internationalen Austausch von Studierenden und Wissenschaftlern. Länderspezifische Angebote sind unter www.funding-guide.de abrufbar.
Place of Submission
Bewerbungsfristen und Einreicheort beachten!
Name of Program
The call for the Japanese Government MEXT Research Scholarships 2024 is now closed.
Type of Scholarships: Scholarships for whole degree programmes.
Programs for: Graduates, PhD students, Visiting student researchers, Postdoctoral researchers with the intention to obtain a degree.
Fields All fields of study, except subjects that require practical training in specific technologies or techniques at factories or companies.
MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology) offers scholarships to Swiss students and artists who wish to study at Japanese universities as research students under the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for 2024.
The Embassy of Japan in Switzerland and the Scholarship Service of swissuniversies conduct the preliminary screening which consits of a document inspection, written language examinations (Japanese, English) and an interview.
QUALIFICATIONS (extracted from the Application Guidelines):
Swiss Nationality: An applicant who has Japanese nationality at the time of application is not eligible.
Age: Applicants must have been born on or after April 2, 1989.
Academic Requirements: Applicants must be university graduates and have completed at least 16 years of formal education.
Major Field of Study: Applicant should apply for the field of study he/she studied at the previous university or any related field. Applicant must choose a field on which he/she can receive education and perform research at the university of his/her choice.
Japanese Language: Applicant must be willing to learn the Japanese language, interested in Japan and enthusiastic about deepening his/her understanding of Japan after arriving, and capable of engaging in study and research while adapting himself/herself to life in Japan.
ARRIVAL IN JAPAN: April or October 2024 (see Application Guidelines)
Reception deadline for the application: June 5, 2023 (NOTE: the application must have arrived by the date of the deadline at the embassy) Address: Japanische Botschaft in der Schweiz, Japan Information and Cultural Center, Postfach, 3001 Bern
Place of Submission
Japanische Botschaft in der Schweiz Japan Information and Cultural Center Postfach 3001 Bern
All application procedures for Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarships are conducted through Japanese embassies, consulates in your countries, or institutions of higher education in Japan. If you require further information regarding Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships, contact Japanese embassies, consulates in your countries, or institutions of higher education which you wish to enroll. Application fee is not charged. So please be aware that organizations or individuals who charge application fee or deposits have no relation with the Japanese Government.
The academic session would commence on 1st August 2023.
Scholarships for the Session 2023-2024: Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra is inviting Swiss students to learn the Hindi Language in India.
(i) Hindi Language Proficiency Certificate Course (Course No. - 100) (ii) Hindi Language Proficiency Diploma Course (Course No. - 200) (iii) Hindi Language Proficiency Advanced Diploma Course (Course No. - 300) (iv) Hindi Post-Graduate Diploma Course (Course No. - 400)
• Minimum qualification: Twelve (12) years of school (10+2) or college education. • The candidate must have a minimum written and oral proficiency in Hindi or/and English. • The candidate must have basic skills in Computer operating. • The candidate must have a working E-mail ID.
The minimum age for admission to any course is 21 years and the maximum age is 35 years.
The academic year of the Institute runs from 1st of August to 30th of April.
The Central Institute of Hindi (Kendriya Hindi Sansthan), Agra provides separate hostel facilities for male and female students.
The student admitted under the Promotion of Hindi Abroad Scheme (PHA Scheme) is given Economy Class Air fare (to and fro) from their respective countries by the shortest route. Selected student is given a scholarship of INR 6000/- (INR Six Thousand Only) per month. This scholarship is given to the student from 1st of August or from the month of his/her arrival up to the end of the academic session, that is, 30th of April. The student is also given a books grant of INR 1000/- (INR One Thousand only) per annum. (1) The Institute will bring students by car from Delhi Airport to The Central Institute of Hindi, Agra and vice-versa if informed timely by the respective embassies. (2) The Institute will reimburse (if any) to the student the amount spent by him on travel by rail/road in reaching the Central Hindi Institute, Agra from the New Delhi international Airport.
2. ICCR Scholarships under the Atal Bihari Vajpayee General Scholarship Scheme for the Academic Session 2023-24
The Government of India under the aegis of the Indian Council for Cultural Relation (ICCR) is offering Scholarship slots under the Atal Bihari Vajpayee General Scholarship Scheme. The Atal Bihari Vajpayee General Scholarship Scheme is one of the most important and popular schemes of the ICCR for foreign students to pursue higher studies in Indian universities and educational institutions. Further information and a detailed timeline for the admission process is available on the website of the Embassy of India.
3.ICCR Scholarship under Lata Mangeshkar Dance ef Music Scholarship Scheme 2023-2024
Indian Council for Cultural Relatlons (ICCR), New Delhi is inviting applications from Swiss students und er Lata Mangeshkar Dance & Music Scholarship Scheme (formerly ICCR Scholarship Scheme for Indian Culture) for pursuing study of Indian Culture such as dance, music, theatre, performing art, sculpture, Indian languages, Indian cuisine, etc. for the academic year 2023-24. Further information and a detailed timeline for the admission process is available on the website of the Embassy of India.
Deadline for sumission: 15.07.2023
- depending on the program
Place of Submission
1. Complete applications should be submitted to the Embassy of India in Berne by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
The Government of the Republic of Indonesia scholarships to several countries, including Switzerland.
Darmasiswa is a one year non-degree scholarship program offered to all foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relationship to study Indonesian language (Bahasa Indonesia), art and culture in 72 universities. This program is organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture MoEC, Republic of Indonesia.
Applicant must access apply.darmasiswa.kemdikbud.go.id, complete the online application form, and upload the following files:
Passport valid at least 18 months from the time of applying.
Recommendation Letter from Education Institution / Professional Institution on official letterhead and with signature (in English).
Last academic transcript and certificates (in English).
Certificates related to the applied field (if applicable).
Photo passport (color).
Essay about applicant's purpose of study (in English or Bahasa Indonesia maximum 500 words).
A full body video that shows applicant explaining her/his motivation to join the program and what she/he will contribute as an ambassador of Indonesian culture after graduating (video must not exceed 2 minutes duration and can be in English or Indonesian).
Online Registration, 20 February 2023 until 7 April 2023.
Interview and Administrative Check at Indonesian Embassy/Consulate, 8 April 2023 until 21 April 2023.
Selection by University, 22 April 2023 until 4 May 2023.
Announcement, - 22 May 2023.
Attendance Confirmation, 22 May 2023 until 9 June 2023.
Final Announcement, 10 June 2023.
Flight Itinerary Confirmation, 9 June 2023 until 1 August 2023.
Pre-Departure Briefing at Indonesian Embassy/Consulate, July 2023 until August 2023.
Orientation Program in Jakarta, Indonesia, 29 until 30 August 2023.
Class Starts, Early of September 2023
7 April 2023
Place of Submission
Name of Program
Icelandic Government Scholarships for Studies in Icelandic at the University of Iceland 2023-2024
Type of Scholarships: One-year scholarships
Programs for: All levels
Fields: Icelandic as a Second Language
The Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Business Affairs awards on a competitive multilateral basis scholarships to several countries - including Switzerland – for studies in Icelandic as a second language at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík. Approximately 12 scholarships are available for the period from 1 September 2023 to 31 May 2024.
Eligibility The scholarships are intended for students of modern Icelandic. Students must have completed at least one year of University study. Students must also have prior knowledge of Icelandic according to the requirements for BA study in Icelandic as a second language (Icelandic knowledge on the level with the courses Icelandic Online 1 and 2). Preference will, as a rule, be given to a candidate under 35 years of age.
Scholarship The scholarship covers registration fees at the University and a monthly stipend that should cover room and board for one person, payable at the beginning of each month, September to April. A room will be available for rent in the University dormitory, Gamli Garður.
01. 12. 2022
Place of Submission
Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, International Office, Laugavegur 13, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Applicants need to apply separately to the University of Iceland after they would receive the acceptance letter about the scholarship.
A special committee in Iceland evaluates the applications and its decision will be announced to the candidates by January 2023.
If a scholarship recipient wishes to extend the scholarship for an additional year he/she has to apply to the Institute before 1 December. No one will be granted a scholarship for more than three times.
MFA Scholarships for foreign students for the academic year 2023-2024
Types of scholarships: 1. Summer language courses (Ulpan) 2. One academic year (October to June) for a maximum of eight months
Programs for: M.A., Ph.D. Post Doctorate or research studies
Fields: All fields, except veterinary and medicine studies
The applicant should hold a BA or BSc degree (or higher) and have a good record of academic achievement.
The applicant should be a citizen of the country where he/she applies for the scholarship and be under the age of 35 (at the beginning of the academic year). Israeli citizens are not eligible to submit an application for this scholarship. Recipients of the scholarship must receive a student visa (A2), issued by the Israeli embassy to which their application was submitted.
Proof of English or Hebrew language proficiency.
The applicant should meet the academic requirements of the Israeli University to which he/she applies. A scholarship will be granted only after the required Institute approves the acceptance of the candidate.
The one academic year scholarship includes: - Partial tuition fees - if applied (50% up to a maximum of $ 6,000 for tuition fees of $ 12,000 and higher) - Monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only, October until June) - Basic health insurance*
The Summer Language Course Includes: 1. Full tuition fees 2. Dormitories 3. 3 weeks’ allowance 4. Basic health insurance*
Applications should include:
Completed application form - Download application forms
Detailed letter describing the field the applicant intends to study in Israel, specifying the University he/she wishes to attend
Copies of letters exchanged with Israeli universities, or in the case of a research or post doctorate – the relevant Israeli supervisor. Not required for Ulpan Scholarship.
Official original academic records (or notarized copies) of all relevant studies and test scores, diplomas attesting the completion of an academic degree, including a transcript of the student's records
At least two (2) letters of recommendation from lecturers/professors who taught the candidate
The call for application for the Italian Government Scholarships 2023-2024 is now closed
GRANTS FOR FOREIGN AND ITALIAN CITIZENS LIVING ABROAD
AWARDED BY THE ITALIAN GOVERNMENT.
Type of Scholarships: Scholarships for graduate degree programs
Programs for: Master, PhD, Post Doctorate or research studies
Master’s Degree (Laurea Magistrale 2° ciclo)
Courses of Higher Education in Arts, Music, and Dance (AFAM)
Research under academic supervision (Progetti in co-tutela)
Italian Culture and Language Courses
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) offers scholarships for foreign students and Italian nationals living abroad (IRE) with the aim of fostering cooperation in the cultural, scientific and technological fields, the projection of Italy's economic system in the world and the dissemination of knowledge of Italian language and culture.
Grants are offered to complete study courses and research/training programs in public or legally recognized Italian educational institutions.
Applications must only be submitted by foreign students not residing in Italy* and by Italian citizens living abroad (IRE)** holding an appropriate academic qualification required to enroll to the Italian University/Institute (more information on: studyinitaly.esteri.it/en/Recognition-of-qualification ).
Applicants for Master’s Degree/Higher Education in Arts, Music, and Dance (AFAM) Programmes/ Italian Language and Culture Courses should not be over 28 years old by the deadline of this call with the sole exception of renewals.
Applicants for PhD Programmes should not be over 30 years old by the deadline of this call with the sole exception of renewals.
Applicants for Research Projects under academic supervision should not be over 40 years old by the deadline of this call.
Terms of grant
Grantees will receive a 900 Euros monthly allowance on a quarterly basis, which will be paid on their Italian bank account.
June 9, 2023
Place of Submission
For further information please contact the scholarships service at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name of Program
Latvian State Scholarships for studies or summer schools 2023/2024
Type of Scholarships: Short-term (up to 11 months) study scholarships, short-term (up to 5 months) research scholarships, scholarships for summer courses
Programs for: All levels
Fields: All fields of study
Latvia offers scholarships to foreign students, researchers and teaching staff for studies, research and participation in summer schools in Latvian higher education institutions.
Latvian scholarships for studies
Bachelor's students who have already successfully completed at least 1 academic year at any higher education institution;
Master’s or PhD students from any previous higher education institution
Amount of the scholarships:
€500 per month for Bachelor’s or Master’s students;
€700 per month for Phd students.
Awarded time period:
Up to 10 months for Bachelor’s and Master’s students;
Up to 11 months for PhD students
Scholarship for master’s studies in the study programmes of Latvian philology, Latvian literature, Latvian culture and Latvian history can be granted for two academic years, i.e. for the duration of master’s study programme.
If a student wants to continue her/his studies in Latvia for one more year, she/he has to re-apply for the Latvian scholarship. The Latvian scholarship can be awarded not more than for two consecutive terms to one individual.
Latvian fellowships for research In 2023, the call for research scholarships is not launched!
Latvian scholarships for summer schools Students, academic and research staff of foreign higher education institutions are eligible for the Latvian State scholarship for participation in summer schools.
The amount of the Latvian scholarship granted by the VIAA for summer school is 1000 EUR per person for the duration of the summer school. The scholarships will be transferred by the VIAA to the summer school organizers, no money will be handed out to the Latvian scholarship winners.
The participants of the summer schools have to cover travel expenses from the country of origin to the summer school location in Latvia, as well as insurance and visa expenses by themselves;
The call for applications is open on 1 February 2023, the deadline is 1 April 2023.
Place of Submission
Study stays: Applications for scholarships for studies at Latvian higher education institutions have to be submitted online to VIAA.
Summer schools: The necessary documents for the summer schools must be submitted directly to the organizers of the summer schools and they will inform all applicants about the results of the scholarship competition. Information on how to apply for the scholarship for participation in summer schools can be found on the website of the higher education institution in Latvia organizing the summer school.
Latvian scholarships for studies:
An applicant must receive a letter of acceptance for the chosen study programme from the Latvian higher education institution prior to the application for a scholarship.
Language of instruction at Latvian higher education institutions is mainly Latvian, however there are a few study programmes offered in English (please, visit the website www.studyinlatvia.lv for more information). All study programmes in English are not free of charge. The Latvian scholarship holder can use the scholarship for covering of the tuition fee or for accommodation and meals. Please take into account that the amount of the scholarship is not high enough to cover all expenses in Latvia.
Mexican Government Merit Scholarships for International Students 2023-2024
Type of Scholarships: Short-term scholarships, scholarships for whole degree programs, research scholarships
Programs for: All levels
Fields: All fields of study offered by the participating Mexican higher education institutions
The Government of Mexico, represented by the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID), offers Merit Scholarships to international students for full-time, in-person training programs in Mexico at the Master's and Doctoral levels, student mobility at the undergraduate and Master's levels, as well as postgraduate stays. The scholarships are offered for the more than 80 institutions listed in Annex 1 in the Call in order to conduct academic activities beginning between September 1 and December 8, 2023.
This call is open to foreign individuals interested in pursuing studies in Mexico from over 180 countries, including Switzerland.
The following individuals are NOT eligible:
Foreign diplomats accredited in Mexico, as well as their direct family members.
Foreigners in Mexico who DO NOT have a Temporary Student Resident stay in Mexico.
Foreigners with Mexican nationality, including children of Mexican parents.
Foreigners with a Mexican visa for family unity or aspiring to obtain it.
Applicants who have received a scholarship in the previous year from any Federal Government Institution.
Individuals who were granted a scholarship by any agency of the Government of Mexico.
Former grantees of AMEXCID who applied for a scholarship when the same number of months during which the benefits were received has not elapsed.
Maximum Duration of Scholarship Award
Undergraduate Mobility Program
24 months maximum
Master's Mobility Program
12 months maximum
24 months maximum
36 months maximum
Postgraduate Research Stays (Master's, Doctoral, and Postdoctoral)
12 months maximum
AMEXCID will grant the selected applicants:
For Master's scholarships, mobility at the Bachelor's and Master's levels, and Master's level research, a monthly stipend of 4 times the monthly value of the the Federal Economic Measurement Unit (UMA), currently equivalent to $12,614 per month
For Doctoral scholarships and research stays at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels: a monthly stipend of 5 times the monthly value of the UMA, currently equivalent to $15,768.50
Enrollment and tuition, under the provisions of the program of each Mexican Educational Institution (Annex 1), subject to the final decision of each Institution, issued through their acceptance letter
Medical insurance through the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS)
Payment waiver for issuing the Mexican visa
International air flight transportation upon satisfactory completion of the academic program. AMEXCID will determine the flight route.
The results will be communicated to the selected applicants from August 7 to 11, 2023.
The acceptance procedure for a Mexican institution and the corresponding letter is independent of the scholarship program. Applicants must manage directly their admission to the study program at any of the participating Mexican institutions.
Type of Scholarships: Short-term and semester scholarships, one-year scholarships, scholarships for whole degree programmes, research and teaching scholarships, scholarships for scientific internships
Programs for: All levels
Fields: All fields of study
Within the framework of a reciprocal exchange, the Republic of Poland, represented by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange NAWA, offers 36 scholarship months to Switzerland. The scholarships can be divided into short scholarships of i.e. 1 month or granted for a semester or a full academic year.
Objectives Under the Programme, eligible visits are those whose purpose is to:
complete partial studies;
complete studies (first-cycle, second-cycle or uniform Master’s degree studies). They may be preceded by a preparatory course in Polish;
complete a research fellowship;
complete a study visit;
acquire research material;
hold classes at the host institution;
take up other forms of scientific or academic activity related to studying or preparing a doctoral dissertation or doing research.
Eligible Applicants The following individuals are eligible to apply for participation in the Programme:
secondary school graduates who, at the time of commencement of their education in Poland, hold a school-leaving certificate giving them the right to pursue studies in the country of issue of the certificate in any field and at any type of university;
university graduates applying for admission to the next degree programme who obtained their diploma before 21 December 2020 and have a recommendation from their home university;
persons with the status of doctoral candidate according to the rules of their country’s higher education and science system;
scientists and academic teachers who carry out research or teach in a country participating in the Programme and are not employed by a Polish higher education or scientific institution.
Students with dual citizenship (Poland/CH) are not eligible for Polish government scholarships, even if they have been living and studying in Switzerland.
University graduates who would like to obtain a PhD degree at a Polish doctoral school are NOT eligible to apply for a Polish government scholarship since every doctoral school provides a doctoral scholarship funded by the Polish government. However, a research stay at a Polish university within the framework of a PhD in Switzerland is possible.
Students who have already started their bachelor's, master's, or uniform master's programme in Poland can also apply for a scholarship from the Polish government (provided they are not employed by the Polish host university).
Amount of Scholarship
Level of Studies
Monthly Rate of Scholarship
Visits up to 3 months: first* and second-cycle** students/first and second-cycle and uniform Master’s degree students
Visits above 3 months: first* and second-cycle** students/first and second-cycle and uniform Master’s degree students
doctoral candidates completing a fellowship
doctoral candidates completing education at a doctoral school
no less than PLN 23713
doctoral degree holders up to 3 months doctoral degree holders above 3 months
PLN 3,500 PLN 3,000
* First-cycle students: Polish equivalent of the Bachelor's level ** Second-cycle students: Master's level
The following monthly rates apply to participants of the preparatory course:
preparatory course for first-cycle studies and uniform Master’s degree studies: PLN 1,500
preparatory course for second-cycle studies: PLN 1,500
preparatory course for education at a doctoral school: PLN 2,400
The costs of participation in preparatory courses in Polish and of education are covered by the Polish party. Moreover, individuals enrolled in full studies in Poland are entitled to:
in the first year of study, an increase of the first monthly instalment by PLN 500 for the purpose of settling in in Poland (applies to persons who have not been residing in Poland);
in the last year of study, an increase of the last monthly instalment by PLN 500 to cover the costs related to the preparation of the thesis.
A scholarship/fellowship holder may not receive other scholarships/fellowships related to the completion of the given form of education during the period of performance of the agreement, with the exception of funds granted under the EU Erasmus+ programme (Act of 20 July 2018 on Higher Education and Science).
Application documents The required attachments to the application form are listed on page 5f of the Announcement. Please note: Applicants for fellowships, partial studies and study visits should attach:
an invitation letter from the Polish host institution signed by the head of the unit, confirming the intention to host the applicant for the period of stay stated in the application or confirming an ongoing cooperation (formal requirement);
a confirmation of the command of Polish or a foreign language (at least at B1 level) sufficient to communicate with the Polish host institution.
IMPORTANT: The application must be drafted in Polish or in English. Attachments should be submitted in Polish or in English. Should documents be issued in other languages (i.e. transcripts), a copy of the original document accompanied with a translation into Polish or English is required. It is acceptable to submit a copy of the doctoral degree certificate in Latin. A COPY of all documents is required. No originals will be accepted (if the application documents are submitted by mail).
The application form together with the required attachments can be submitted by mail OR e-mail.
Mail address: swissuniversities, Scholarship Service, Postfach, Effingerstrasse 15, 3001 Bern
The Scholarship Service of swissuniversities forwards the applications to the Embassy of Poland in Bern. The Embassy selects those applicants who are recommended for a scholarship. Recommended applicants will be contacted by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange NAWA and asked to submit their applications online via the Agency’s ICT System by 31 May 2023.
The host university decides whether a scholarship can be extended. We therefore recommend that scholarship holders who wish to extend their scholarship should contact their host university at an early stage to find out whether an extension is possible. In the positive case, the application for extension can be submitted to swissuniversities.
Portuguese Government Scholarships for Portuguese Language and Culture 2023/2024
Type of Scholarships: Short-term scholarships, scholarships for whole degree programmes, scholarships for summer courses, research scholarships
Programmes for: All levels
Fields: Portuguese language and culture
Portugal, represented by the Camões - Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua I.P., offers a total of 126 scholarships for the following programmes:
Curso de Verão online e presencial (60 online e 10 presencial)
Programa Curso Anual (18)
Programa Pessoa (1)
Programa Vieira (6)
Programa Fernão Mendes Pinto (20)
Programa de Investigação (14)
PROGRAMA DE BOLSAS CURSO DE VERAO O Camões - Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua I. P., adiante designado por Camões, I.P., informa que de modo assegurar o procedimento de atribuição das bolsas de estudo para a frequência dos cursos de Verão, manter-se-á no presente ano a prioridade para realização de cursos de Verão online desenvolvidos no âmbito do Consórcio estabelecido entre o Camões, I.P. e as Universidades de Aveiro, Coimbra (FLUC), Lisboa (FLUL), Minho, Nova de Lisboa (FCSH) e Porto (FLUP). Bolsas com a duração de um mês, para frequência de cursos de verão de língua e cultura portuguesas online e presencial, destinadas a estudantes estrangeiros e portugueses que residam no estrangeiro e que pretendam aperfeiçoar a sua competência linguística. Os cursos online serão ministrados, no âmbito de consórcio estabelecido entre o Camões, I.P. e universidades portuguesas, designadamente: Curso de nível A1 – Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto Curso de nível A2 – Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa Curso de nível B1 – Universidade de Aveiro Curso de Nível B2 – Universidade do Minho Curso de Nível C1 – Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Coimbra Curso de Nível C2 – Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa As 10 bolsas para a frequência de cursos em regime presencial destinam-se a candidatos inscritos nas universidades com oferta de cursos presenciais.
PROGRAMAS DE BOLSAS CURSO ANUAL Bolsas para frequência de cursos anuais de língua e cultura portuguesas, ministrados em universidades portuguesas ou instituições reconhecidas pelo Camões, I.P., que se destinam-se a estudantes estrangeiros e portugueses que residam no estrangeiro e que pretendam aperfeiçoar a sua competência linguística. As bolsas atribuídas no âmbito do presente programa têm a duração de oito meses. A duração das bolsas de estudo Programa Curso Anual são, em regra, atribuídas anualmente, não podendo ser renovadas.
PROGRAMAS DE BOLSAS PESSOA Destinam-se a responsáveis de Cátedras de Estudos Portugueses e de Departamentos de Português de universidades ou institutos de investigação estrangeiros, para a execução de projetos de formação e de investigação na área da língua e da cultura portuguesas. A duração da bolsa varia entre um e seis meses. As bolsas de estudo Programa Pessoa são, em regra, atribuídas anualmente, renováveis pelo período máximo estabelecido por programa ou deliberação do Conselho Diretivo e da verificação da respetiva disponibilidade orçamental.
PROGRAMA DE BOLSAS VIEIRA As bolsas do programa Vieira destinam-se a licenciados estrangeiros e portugueses que residam no estrangeiro envolvidos em projetos de formação e/ou aperfeiçoamento na área de tradução e da interpretação de conferências. A duração da bolsa varia entre um mês e um ano. As bolsas de estudo Programa Vieira são, em regra, atribuídas anualmente, renováveis pelo período máximo estabelecido por programa ou deliberação do Conselho Diretivo e da verificação da respetiva disponibilidade orçamental.
PROGRAMA DE BOLSAS FERNÃO MENDES PINTO O Programa Fernão Mendes Pinto destina-se a licenciados ou estudantes finalistas, estrangeiros e portugueses, envolvidos em projetos de formação científica ou profissional na área de português língua estrangeira, através de Centros de Língua Portuguesa do Camões, I.P., Leitorados do Camões, I.P., em universidades e/ou instituições estrangeiras que tenham acordos com o Camões, I.P. Limite máximo da duração da bolsa FMP é de 3 anos. Sem prejuízo do limite máximo definido (3 anos), a duração das bolsas pode ser variável, competindo ao júri do procedimento, após análise e avaliação dos projetos apresentados pelos candidatos, e tendo em conta os lugares específicos a prover, definir duração das mesmas de acordo com a seguinte tipologia: • Tipo 1 - Bolsa de 1 ano; • Tipo 2 - Bolsa de 2 anos; • Tipo 3 - Bolsa de 3 anos.
PROGRAMA DE BOLSAS DE INVESTIGAÇÃO Destinam-se a professores e investigadores estrangeiros e portugueses que residam no estrangeiro e pretendam realizar, em Portugal, estudos de especialização na área da língua e da cultura portuguesas, nomeadamente mestrados e doutoramentos em universidades portuguesas. A duração da bolsa varia entre um mês e um ano para cursos de especialização, dois anos no caso de mestrados, e três anos no caso de doutoramentos. A duração das bolsas de estudo Programa de Investigação são, em regra, atribuídas anualmente, sendo renováveis pelo período máximo estabelecido por programa ou deliberação do Conselho Diretivo e da verificação da respetiva disponibilidade orçamental.
VALORES DE SUBSÍDIOS RELATIVOS A BOLSAS A bolsa de estudo consiste na atribuição de um subsídio mensal, definido por despacho do Presidente do Camões, I.P.
Programa Curso Anual – 650€
Programa Pessoa – 650€
Programa Vieira – 650€
Programa Fernão Mendes Pinto – 650€
Programa de Investigação – 700€
Curso de Verão: A bolsa de estudo consiste na atribuição de um subsídio mensal, definido por despacho do Presidente do Camões, I.P., ao qual acrescerá pagamento pelo Camões, I.P. da taxa de inscrição à Universidade selecionada pelo candidato, de entre as instituições que constituem o referido Consórcio.
Subsídio Programa Curso de Verão - Países APD - (cursos online) – 100€;
Taxa de inscrição (cursos online) – 300€.
Subsídio Programa Curso de Verão (cursos presenciais) – 650€;
Taxa de inscrição (cursos presenciais) – 340€.
Curso Anual, Programa Pessoa, Programa Vieira, Programa Fernão Mendes Pinto, Programa de Investigação: 19.05.2023
Curso de Verão: 21.05.2023
Place of Submission
Curso Anual, Programa Pessoa, Programa Vieira, Programa Fernão Mendes Pinto, Programa de Investigação: electronically through the platform Portal de Serviços do Camões, I.P.
Curso de Verão: Applications, as well as the application form and supporting documents, must be submitted electronically using the form available at the following address: Online courses - https://bit.ly/cursosdeverao2023 In-person courses - https://portalservicos.instituto-camoes.pt Each candidate is responsible for enrolling in the summer course on the platform of the selected university.
Within the framework of a reciprocal exchange, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic (MEYS) offers 2 to 4 scholarships to Switzerland. The scholarships are designed for university undergraduate or graduate students and Ph.D. candidates who wish to undertake study or research visits to one of the Czech public institutions of higher education.
Scholarship-holders usually attend courses that do not lead to the award of a degree (non-degree study courses) or pursue an independent research activity (research visit), depending upon their academic qualifications and preferences. Applicants are required to choose a field of study that is related to the field they are studying at their home university/college. Enrolment in standard degree study programmes, especially Ph.D. courses, for the period of scholarship is also possible. The feasibility of this option depends upon the host university.
Scholarships of a total of 18 months for the academic year 2024/2025, divisible into 9 and 4.5 months scholarships
monthly scholarship rate of CZK (Czech Koruna) 12,000 for Master's degree students and CZK 13,000 for doctoral students
medical benefits to the same extent as provided by health insurance in Switzerland
The cost of accommodation is included in the monthly scholarship rate. If applicants wish to be accommodated in a student dormitory, they must select this option on the application form under "PLANNED STUDY IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC".
Swiss citizenship (exception: foreign students who have completed their previous studies in Switzerland)
Undergraduate students at least in their 3rd Bachelor's degree year as of autumn semester 2024/2025
Graduate students and PhD candidates
All applicants must currently be enrolled at one of the universities or research institutions in Switzerland.
Please note: Scholarships are offered for studies in the Czech language. Scholarship-holders can be admitted also to some English-language study programmes provided that the host university is willing to accept the candidate within the framework of the MEYS’ scholarship programme and to grant a tuition fee waiver for the English-language study programme. Candidates are advised to check with the desired host university at an early stage whether the university agrees to waive the tuition fees for the English-language study programme if they apply for a Czech Government Scholarship.
Place of Submission
Botschaft der Tschechischen Republik, P.O.Box 1304, 3000 Bern 16
Each application dossier must comprise 2 copies of a completely and legibly filled out application form and two sets of the required attachments. All documents must be written in or translated into Czech or English.
Two copies of the completed application form and the required attachments must be sent to the Embassy of the Czech Republic.
No letter of invitation is required for the application. However, a scholarship can only be granted if the applicant was accepted to the host university. Therefore, prospective applicants are advised to contact the preferred university directly and request a letter of invitation from the respective department. Applicants are required to point out to the prospective host universities that they intend to apply for the MEYS’ scholarship.
Bachelor, Master, PhD degree studies and Language studies
Architecture, visual arts, Romanian culture and civilization, journalism, political and administrative sciences, education sciences, social and human sciences, technical studies, oil and gas, agricultural sciences.
> Please note that scholarships are NOT awarded in the fields of medicine, dental medicine and pharmacy.
To be eligible, the scholarship applicant must:
• submit a complete file; • present study documents issued by accredited/recognized education institutions in the country where they were issued; • comply with the enrolment deadline; • have good results in education, respectively an average of the study years, for the last graduated school of at least 7 (seven) corresponding to the scoring system in Romania or the "Good" score, as the case; • comply with the application submission methodology.
What level of study does the scholarship cover?
The scholarship applicant can choose from any of the following three study cycles in accredited higher education institutions in Romania: a) bachelor’s degree: bachelor's degree programmes are addressed to graduates of high school studies or pre-university studies at the end of which they obtained a baccalaureate degree or equivalent, as well as candidates applying for further university studies in Romania. The complete programme runs for a period of 3-6 years, depending on the specialization followed and ends with a bachelor's exam; b) master’s degree: master's degree programmes are addressed to undergraduates, run for a period of 1 year, 1.5 years or 2 years and end with the dissertation exam; c) PhD: doctoral programmes are addressed to graduate students or equivalent and run for a period of 3-5 years, depending on the profile of the chosen faculty and end with the presentation of a PhD thesis. In order to be admitted to doctoral studies and to obtain the scholarship, it is compulsory that, prior to submitting the application, the candidate should get the written agreement of the Doctoral Tutor, which must be a member of the doctoral school, and also that he/she passes the admission interview.
What is the language of study?
In order to promote the Romanian language and culture, the beneficiaries of the scholarships granted by the Romanian state for undergraduate and master's studies study only in Romanian. The exception is doctoral scholarship holders, who can opt for studies in Romanian or in a foreign language set by the doctoral school. For candidates who do not speak Romanian, a preparatory year is granted for the study of the Romanian language prior to the actual university studies, with the exception of doctoral scholarship holders who have opted for the form of education in a foreign language set by the doctoral school. The following categories of persons are exempted from enrolling in the Romanian language preparatory year: a. those who present Romanian study documents (diplomas or certificates) or study documents, school records attesting at least four consecutive years of studies attended in Romanian in an educational unit/institution from the Romanian national system; b. those who, in order to enrol in university education, pass the Romanian language test, organized according to the regulations in force; c. those who, in order to enrol in university education, present a certificate of linguistic competence in Romanian, minimum level B1, issued according to the regulations in force.
REJECTED: Applications submitted directly by the applicants to the registry offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Ministry of Education, or to the e-mail addresses of the MFA employees / departments of the MFA Headquarters, or to the Romanian diplomatic missions or the foreign diplomatic missions accredited in Bucharest, will not be taken into consideration.
The results of the scholarship selection process will be announced each year, on July 15 to the applicants.
Type of Scholarships: Two scholarships are offered to Swiss candidates for studying Russian educational programs.
Programs for: All levels
Fields: All fields
The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation announce the admission of foreign citizens for studies in Russian educational institutions of higher education at the expense of federal budget allocations.
Detailed information about the scholarships are available at:
National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic 2023/2024
Type of Scholarships: Short-term (1-10 months) scholarships, semester or trimester scholarships
Programmes for: All levels
Fields: All fields of study
The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic supports mobility of international students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists for scholarship stays at higher education institutions and research organisations in Slovakia.
are university students at universities outside Slovakia;
are students of the second level of higher education (master's students), or are students who at the time of application deadline have already completed at least 2.5 years of their university studies in the same study programme;
will be on a study stay in Slovakia during their higher education outside Slovakia and who will be accepted by a public, private or state university in Slovakia for an academic mobility to study in Slovakia. All 3 conditions must be met. This category does not apply to doctoral (PhD) studies (or their equivalent).
PhD students whose higher education or scientific training takes place outside Slovakia and who are accepted by a public, private or state university or a research institution in Slovakia eligible to carry out a doctoral study programme (e.g. the Slovak Academy of Sciences) for an academic mobility to study/conduct research/artistic stay in Slovakia.
international university teachers, researchers and artists who are invited to a teaching/research/artistic stay in Slovakia by an institution with a valid certificate of eligibility to carry out research and development, which is not a business company and it has its seat in Slovakia.
Duration of a scholarship stay
students: 1 – 2 full semesters (i.e. 4 – 5 or 9 – 10 months) or full 1 – 3 trimesters, in case the academic year is divided into trimesters (i.e. 3 – 4 or 6 – 7 or 9 – 10 months)
PhD students: 1 – 10 months
university teachers, researchers and artists: 1 – 10 months
Amount of the monthly scholarship
university student of the second level of higher education: €400
PhD student: €734
university teacher/researcher/artist: €734 - €1'050
The scholarship is intended to cover international scholarship holders’ living costs, i.e. the costs related to staying in Slovakia (food, accommodation, etc.), during their study, research/artistic or teaching stay at universities and in research organisations in Slovakia.
30.04.2023 at 16:00 CET - scholarship stays during the academic year 2023/2024
31.10.2023 at 16:00 CET – scholarship stays during the summer semester of the academic year 2023/2024
Place of Submission
on-line at www.scholarships.sk. Online application system is opened at least 6 weeks prior to the application deadline.
Applicants must fill in the online application and attach all required documents in the prescribed form to the online application.
The National Scholarship Programme does not support:
international students and PhD students accepted for full degree higher education (bachelor, master, doctoral studies) in Slovakia, or those already studying in Slovakia (full degree higher education) who would like to fund their studies in Slovakia by the NSP;
university teachers, researchers and artist without PhD degree (or its equivalent) and at the same time with more than 4 years of work experience as a university teacher/researcher/artist (PhD studies are considered as work experience) on the indicated application deadline;
international applicants who within the period of 36 months prior to the application deadline have spent in the territory of the Slovak Republic 15 or more months (in total);
international applicants who are receiving a scholarship in Slovakia in the framework of other scholarship programmes funded from public resources (e.g. International Visegrad Fund, Erasmus+, CEEPUS, bilateral agreements, etc.).
Scholarships of the Republic of Slovenia 2023/2024
Type of Scholarships: Short-term scholarships (3-12 months)
Programmes for: Undergraduates, Graduates, PhD students
Fields: All fields of study except Slovenian language courses
The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia offers a number of scholarship months to foreign nationals, on the basis of bilateral agreement and reciprocity. For the academic year 2023/2024 a total of 12 months are offered to Switzerland.
Eligibility This scholarships scheme is designed for university/college students or graduates and Ph.D. applicants who wish to accomplish a part of their study at one of the Slovenian higher education institutions. The age limit of the applicants for study stays is 26 years (the applicant may not complete 26 years of age before the end of the scholarship period) and 30 years for research visit. The applicants for study stays should be proficient in the Slovene language, unless the working language is agreed upon with the mentor/supervisor.
Scholarship The scholarship cannot be awarded for a complete course of study leading to a degree. Neither can the scholarship be granted for any Slovenian language course. A part of postgraduate study is based on individual works under the supervision of Slovenian professor/mentor. The length of the scholarship usually ranges from 3 to 10 months depending upon the agreement concerned that specifies also the categories of eligible recipients.
Benefits For the academic year 2023/2024, the scholarship comprises of:
360 EUR per month
free accommodation in the facilities (student dormitory) of the Student Centre of the Universities (paid by CMEPIUS directly to provider)
Subsidised meals - 2,82 EUR/per working day via Student Organisation of Slovenia
basic medical insurance for non-EU applicants if there is no bilateral agreement on health insurance between Slovenia and the applicant’s home country (paid for by CMEPIUS directly to provider)
Applicants are obliged to contact the selected university directly and request a Letter of Acceptance from the relevant department. Applicants are requested to point out to the selected university that they are applying for a scholarship award under the bilateral agreement.
Additional information and conditions: Student mobility can be carried out only when student activities are taking place physically and when corresponding student dormitories are open and accepting students. Student is eligible to receive scholarship only for physical mobility.
The Taiwan scholarship program is open from 1 February to 31 March, 2023
Type of Scholarships: 1. Taiwan Scholarship Program 2023 2. Taiwan Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program 2023 (2, 3. 6 or 9 months)
Programs for: 1. M.A., Ph.D. Post Doctorate or research studies 2. Language Study programs
Fields: 1. All fields 2. Modern Chinese Language
1. The Taiwan Scholarship Program
In an effort to encourage outstanding international students to undertake degree studies in Taiwan so as to familiarize themselves with the academic environment in Taiwan, the Ministry of Education (MOE) establishes the Taiwan Scholarship Program. The Program offers scholarships to Swiss or Liechtenstein student to study for degree in Taiwan. For more information and useful tips about studying in Taiwan, check out the the Scholarship Office website.
2 scholarships for degree studies (Bachelor, Master, PhD) for Swiss students
2. Taiwan Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program (HES)
The Ministry of Education (MOE) in the Republic of China (Taiwan) provides the Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES) for foreign Mandarin/Chinese learners including beginners to study at any accredited Mandarin center in a university or college in Taiwan.
Total of 24 months scholarships (short and long term language studies) for Swiss students.