Apply For 2016/17 Lithuanian state scholarships For International Students

Lithuanian state scholarships For International Students

The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania is offering Lithuanian state scholarships for students, lecturers and researchers of foreign countries for Lithuanian language and culture summer courses.

Lithuanian state scholarships programme is designed for the students, lecturers or researchers of foreign higher education and research institutions to study or carry out research at higher education or research institutions of the Republic of Lithuania.

The candidate has to be a student (not in the final year), lecturer or researcher at the higher education and research institution of the particular country. Document (TOEFL, IELTS, CPE, language courses certificate, signed letter confirming the proficiency in the language from the home university) of the proficiency in English, Lithuanian or another language acceptable.

Course Level: Scholarships are awarded to study or carry out research at 5 Universities (Vytautas Magnus University, Vilnius University, Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Klaip?da University and LCC International University).

Study Subject: Scholarships are offered for Lithuanian language and culture summer courses.

Scholarship Award:
-1st cycle (Bachelor), 2nd cycle (Master), 3rd cycle (PhD) students, lecturers and researchers of all study/research fields approved for the Lithuanian language and culture summer courses will receive a scholarship of 514 EUR.
-Lecturers and researchers of Lithuanian (Baltic) field approved for the Lithuanian language and culture summer courses will receive a scholarship of 858 EUR.
-For the candidates from the country groups No. I, II, III, V: tuition fee for Lithuanian language and culture summer courses will be covered by the Republic of Lithuania.
-For the candidates from the country group No. IV “Freemovers”: tuition fee for Lithuanian language and culture summer courses, accommodation costs and other expenses have to be covered by the scholarship holder from the scholarship received or other financial recourses.
-Scholarship is intended to cover scholarship holder’s expenses only. Additional amounts for accompanying partners or family are not provided. Lithuanian state scholarships cannot be coupled with other grants, scholarships or other academic exchange programs.

Scholarship can be taken at: Lithuania

Eligibility:
-The candidate has to be a student (not in the final year), lecturer or researcher at the higher education and research institution of the particular country listed below.
-N.B. for candidates from Poland: the candidate has to be a student (not in the final year) of Lithuanian (Baltic) Philology at the higher education and research institution of the Republic of Poland.
-N.B. Requirement for the candidates from the group No V “Lithuanians and foreigners of Lithuanian origin” – the candidate has to be a child, grandchild, great-grandchild of the Lithuanians living abroad or a foreigner of the Lithuanian origin (citizens of the Republic of Lithuania who have lived abroad at least three years or citizens of foreign states who have lost the citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania shall be regarded as Lithuanians living abroad. A foreigner shall be considered to be a foreigner of Lithuanian descent if at least one of his parents or grandparents is or was Lithuanian and who considers himself Lithuanian).
-Priority will be given to the applicants who apply for the summer language and culture coureses for the first time (this priority is not applicable for the candidates from the group No V “Lithuanians and foreigners of Lithuanian origin”).

Nationality: Foreign citizens can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: -The candidate has to be a student (not in the final year), lecturer or researcher at the higher education and research institution of the particular country.

English Language Requirement: Document (TOEFL, IELTS, CPE, language courses certificate, signed letter confirming the proficiency in the language from the home university) of the proficiency in English, Lithuanian or another language acceptable.

Supporting Material: List of documents to be submitted:
-Printed and signed online application form.
-Official original letter from the candidate’s higher education and research institution approving the status of a student, lecturer or researcher. N.B. For students the letter must contain information on applicants current cycle of studies (1st, 2nd or 3rd study cycle), year of studies and expected date of graduation.
-One original recommendation letter ((written within past six months) from home higher education and research institution on relevance of chosen courses of the candidates future career.
-For students – transcript of the academic records of the last two semesters from the candidate’s present higher education and research institution.
-Document (original/copy) (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, CPE, language courses certificate, signed letter confirming the proficiency in the language from the home university) of the proficiency in English, Lithuanian or another language acceptable for the host institution).
-Copy of the valid identity document.
Additional documents submitted by the candidates from the group No. V “Lithuanians and foreigners of Lithuanian origin”:
-A certificate or other document proving the Lithuanian origin issued by the Lithuanian community of respective country or other competent authority (an embassy and similar);
-A document issued by a competent foreign authority (a school, municipality, embassy and similar) proving that the person has resided for three years in a foreign country if he is an alien.

How to Apply: Scholarships for Lithuanian language and culture summer courses are offered for candidates who are students, lectures or researchers at the higher education and research institutions of the following countries:

Countries No of scholarships Applications should be submitted
I group
Belarus 4 Applications should be sent by post to the Education Exchanges Support Foundation (http://www.smpf.lt): Higher Education Programmes Unit, Education Exchanges Support Foundation, Roži? al. 2, LT-03106 Vilnius, Lithuania. Contact person – Mrs. Donata Pe?iuk?nien?, e-mail donata.peciukeniene-at-smpf.lt.
Belgium (Walloon Region) 4 Applications should be sent by post to Wallonie – Bruxelles International (http://www.wbi.be).
Czech Republic 2 Applications should be sent by post to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic (http://www.msmt.cz).
China 15 Applications should be sent by post to the China Scholarship Council? (http://www.csc.edu.cn/): China Scholarship Council, Level 15, Bldg. A3 No.9 Chegongzhuang Avenue. Beijing, P.R., China 100044. Contact person – Mr. Dengke Zhang, Project Officer/Ms. Ye YANG, Project Officer, e-mail dkzhang-at-csc.edu.cn, yangye-at-csc.edu.cn.
Estonia 3 Applications should be sent by post to the Archimedes Foundation (http://www.archimedes.ee): SA Archimedes, Koidula 13 a, 10125 TALLINN. Contact person – Sander Kirsel, e-mail sander.kirsel-at-archimedes.ee.
Israel 1 Applications should be sent by post to the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs (http://www.mfa.gov.il).
Latvia 3 Applications should be sent by ordinary or registered post to the State Education Development Agency (http://www.esn.lv/): VALSTS IZGL?T?BAS ATT?ST?BAS A?ENT?RA, Va??u iela 1,  R?ga, LV-1050, LATVIJA. Contact person – Aija Jakovi?a, e-mail aija.jakovica-at-viaa.gov.lv.
Poland 15 Applications should be sent by post to the Bureau for Academic Recognition and International Exchange (http://www.buwiwm.edu.pl).
Slovakia 3 Applications should be sent by post to the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic (http://www.minedu.sk).
II group
Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Turkey, Switzerland 14 Applications should be sent by post to the Education Exchanges Support Foundation (http://www.smpf.lt): Higher Education Programmes Unit, Education Exchanges Support Foundation, Roži? al. 2, LT-03106 Vilnius, Lithuania. Contact person – Mrs. Donata Pe?iuk?nien?, e-mail donata.peciukeniene-at-smpf.lt.
III group
Armenia, Austria, Belgium (Flanders), Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Georgia, Greece, Iceland, India, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Philippines, Romania
Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan
50 Applications should be sent by post to the Education Exchanges Support Foundation (http://www.smpf.lt): Higher Education Programmes Unit, Education Exchanges Support Foundation, Roži? al. 2, LT-03106 Vilnius, Lithuania. Contact person – Mrs. Donata Pe?iuk?nien?, e-mail donata.peciukeniene-at-smpf.lt.
IV group – freemovers (all countries that are not mentioned in the groups No I, No II, No III)
Students, lecturers and researchers from the countries that are not mentioned above 5 Applications should be sent by post to the Education Exchanges Support Foundation (http://www.smpf.lt): Higher Education Programmes Unit, Education Exchanges Support Foundation, Roži? al. 2, LT-03106 Vilnius, Lithuania. Contact person – Mrs. Donata Pe?iuk?nien?, e-mail donata.peciukeniene-at-smpf.lt.
V group – lithuanians and foreigners of lithuanian origin
Lithuanian state scholarships for children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren of the Lithuanians living abroad and foreigners of the Lithuanian origin 10 Applications should be sent by post to the Education Exchanges Support Foundation (http://www.smpf.lt): Higher Education Programmes Unit, Education Exchanges Support Foundation, Roži? al. 2, LT-03106 Vilnius, Lithuania. Contact person – Mrs. Donata Pe?iuk?nien?, e-mail donata.peciukeniene-at-smpf.lt.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1st April, 2016.

Scholarship Link

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