Latvian Government Study Scholarships for International Students in Latvia | 2013 /14
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Latvian Government offers Scholarships for International Students that are enlisted on the beneficiaries list. Full details:

Latvian Government Study Scholarships for International Students in Latvia | 2013 /14

Schools(Institution/ Country): Latvian universities / Latvia

Level: Undergraduate, Master and PhD Degree.


Field(s): Courses offered by Latvian universities , find here (http://www.studyinlatvia.lv/)

Deadline: 1st May 2013

Funded by: State Education Development Agency (VIAA)


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Scholarship is Open for Students of Azerbaijan, Greece, Poland, Belgium (Flanders Community and French Community of Belgium), Hungary, Portugal, Bulgaria, Israel, Slovenia, China, Italy, Spain, Croatia, Republic of Korea, Turkey, Cyprus, Lithuania, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Mexico, Uzbekistan, Estonia, Moldova, Vietnam, Finland, Mongolia, France and Peru.

Benefits(Values/ Inclusions):

‣ No. of Awards: Not Specified

‣ Scholarship Duration: Scholarships for bachelor and master studies are granted for a time period up to 10 months (for PhD-students – up to 11 months).

‣ Scholarship Covers: The amount of the Latvian scholarship for studies is: for bachelor and master students – LVL 350 per month; for PhD students – LVL 470 per month.

Description

Each year State Education Development Agency (VIAA) offers Latvian Government scholarships for international students from those countries which have signed an agreement or offer scholarships for Latvian students.

The scholarship will provide LVL 350 per month up to 10 months for bachelor and master students and LVL 470 per month up to 11 months for PhD students.

Applications will be accepted from students who have successfully completed at least one academic year of studies (at their home HEI or in a Latvian HEI if they already have been studying in Latvia).

The scholarship is offered for study at Latvian higher education institutions (HEIs) for 2013/2014 academic year. Application deadline is 1st May 2013.

In accordance with bilateral agreements on co-operation in education and science, the State Education Development Agency (Valsts izgltbas attstbas aentra – VIAA) offers scholarships to students, researchers and teaching staff of several countries for studies, research and participation in summer schools in Latvian higher education institutions (HEIs) in the 2013/2014 academic year.

Eligibility

Candidates must meet the following criteria to avail Latvian Government Scholarships International Students.

Applications will be accepted from students who have successfully completed at least one academic year of studies (at their home HEI or in a Latvian HEI if they already have been studying in Latvia).


Only citizens from countries which have signed an Agreement or offer scholarships for Latvian students can apply for the Latvian government scholarships.

Scholarship Application Method

Apply by post.

The following documents are necessary to apply for the Latvian scholarship for studies:


  • Application form:

  • Curriculum Vitae (applicants are asked to use the Europass CV form ;

  • Motivation letter;

  • Certified photocopies of diplomas, including diploma supplements (shall be submitted if the candidate has completed previous studies) or a transcript of records (shall be submitted if studies are not finished yet);
  • At least one letter of recommendation by academic staff dated not earlier than six months prior to the date of submission of the application;

  • A letter of the relevant Latvian HEI confirming the possibility to study in the chosen study program (invitation letter).
  • Please contact the International Relations Department/Unit or Foreign Students Department/Unit of the Latvian HEI directly;
  • List of contact persons in the Latvian HEIs:

  • Certificate or other document certifying the language proficiency required for studies;

  • Copy of passport or identity card.

Scholarship Applications are due by 1st May 2013.

The list of accepted candidates will be published on the website of VIAA (English version) at the end of June 2013. All candidates will be informed personally about the results by e-mail.

It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Application forms and guidelines can be downloaded from the official website

Additional information on the scholarships granted by VIAA can be obtained in the International Cooperation Programme Unit, Management and External Cooperation Department, VIAA.

Contact person:Ms Aija Jakovica, Senior Specialist of the International Cooperation Programme Unit Telephone: + 371 67814331, e-mail: scholarships@viaa.gov.lv
Valsts izglītības attīstības aģentūra (VIAA, State Education Development Agency)
Vaļņu iela 1, Rīga LV-1050

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