International Visegrad FundEligibility: The appli­cant must either have com­pleted a Bachelor’s Pro­gram or—in spe­cific cases (if the study pro­gram is not divided into dis­tinct Bachelor’s and Master’s Study Programs)—completed at least 3 years before start­ing the schol­ar­ship. The applicant’s home and host uni­ver­sity must be dif­fer­ent, i.e., the pre­vi­ous level of uni­ver­sity stud­ies (last obtained aca­d­e­mic diploma before start­ing the schol­ar­ship) must be com­pleted in a coun­try other than where the appli­cant applies for studies.

Description: The International Visegrad Fund offers Master’s and Post-Master’s Schol­ar­ships awarded to selected schol­ars for peri­ods of 1 or 2 semes­ters (with the excep­tion of Master’s schol­ar­ships within the In-Coming scheme where 1– to 4-semester schol­ar­ships can be awarded). Given the annual bud­get of €1,190,800, the Fund will award over 300 semes­ters in total in the aca­d­e­mic year 2014/2015. Applicants whose cur­rent (i.e., at the time of apply­ing) uni­ver­sity or employer is fur­ther than 1,500 km from the selected host university/institute are eli­gi­ble for a one-time travel grant.

Subject: Various Courses

Level: Pursuing masters and postmasters degree level.

How to Apply: Applying for the Visegrad Scholarship Program is pos­si­ble only through the on-line appli­ca­tion sys­tem. Once you reg­is­ter on-line, you are kindly asked to remem­ber the ID (the appli­ca­tion num­ber) since it will be used in all future com­mu­ni­ca­tion with you and a pass­word which will enable you to access your appli­ca­tion form in the future.

Provider: The International Visegrad Fund

For Which Country: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, Slovaki the Russian Federation and Ukraine (The applicant’s home and host uni­ver­sity must be dif­fer­ent).

For Whom: International (Citizens of Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, the Russian Federation and Ukraine)

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The International Visegrad Fund offers Master’s and Post-Master’s Scholarships awarded to selected schol­ars for periods of 1 or 2 semesters. Given the annual bud­get of €1,190,800, the fund will award over 300 semes­ters in total in the aca­d­e­mic year 2014/2015.

What does it cover? If selected, each scholar receives his/her schol­ar­ship fund­ing at the begin­ning of each five-month period upon a writ­ten con­fir­ma­tion from the host university/institution. Applicants whose cur­rent (i.e., at the time of apply­ing) uni­ver­sity or employer is fur­ther than 1,500 km from the selected host university/institute are eli­gi­ble for a one-time travel grant.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Results will be announced by mid-May.

Deadline: January 31, 2014