2023 Government Scholarships for Short-Term Studies at Lithuanian Higher Institution
The Lithuanian Government is offering scholarships for eligible courses in the 2023-2024 academic year. The scholarship program is open to students from all over the world who meet the required qualifications.
Successful applicants will be awarded funding to undertake short-term studies for 1-2 semesters at a higher education institution in Lithuania. The scholarship will provide a monthly stipend of approximately 630 EUR, as well as covering tuition fees, student union fees, library memberships, travel expenses, and accommodation costs. This is a great opportunity for international students who are interested in pursuing Undergraduate education in Lithuania to receive financial support and experience studying abroad.
Lithuania Higher Institution has a long and rich history that dates back to the 16th century. The first university in Lithuania was established in Vilnius in 1579, during the time of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. It was called the Vilnius Academy and it offered a wide range of subjects, including law, theology, medicine, and philosophy. Over the centuries, Lithuania has undergone many changes in its political and cultural landscape, which have impacted the development of its higher education system. During the Soviet era, Lithuania’s higher education system was controlled by the state, and there were strict limitations on academic freedom.
After Lithuania regained its independence in 1990, there was a renewed focus on developing a modern, market-oriented higher education system. The country’s higher education system was reformed, with the introduction of new laws and regulations aimed at improving the quality of education and research. Today, Lithuania has a well-developed system of higher education, with a number of universities and colleges offering a wide range of programs in various fields of study. The most prominent universities in Lithuania include Vilnius University, Kaunas University of Technology, Vytautas Magnus University, and Mykolas Romeris University. Lithuania is also home to a number of private higher education institutions, which offer specialized programs in areas such as business, law, and technology. In recent years, Lithuania has become an increasingly popular destination for international students, due to the high quality of education and the affordable cost of living.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Lithuanian Government
Host Institution(s): Lithuanian higher institution
Scholarship Worth: 630 EUR
Number of Awards: 15
Study Level: Postgraduate
Nationality: International Students
Requirements and eligibility criteria for 2023 Government Scholarships for Short-Term Studies at Lithuanian Higher Institution:
In order to be eligible for 2023 Government Scholarships for Short-Term Studies at Lithuanian Higher Institution, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- The candidate has to receive an official approval of acceptance (Conditional Agreement) from the Lithuanian higher education institution.
- The candidate has to be a student, lecturer or researcher (researchers in linguistics or philology only) of higher education and research institution of all countries of the world (except Russian citizens).
- The candidate has to have good knowledge of Lithuanian, English or other language required to study in the chosen study programme.
- Priority will be given to applicants who study or teach at Lithuanian science centers; formally or informally study Lithuanian language, history and culture as a subject at the home institution.
Application Procedure for 2023 Government Scholarships for Short-Term Studies at Lithuanian Higher Institution (How to apply);
For interested applicant who wants to apply for 2023 Government Scholarships for Short-Term Studies at Lithuanian Higher Institution are to complete an online application by the application deadline. Documents must be submitted through the online application system.
- Completed application form
- The Conditional Agreement for studies.
- One recommendation letter.
- Certificate of proficiency in Lithuanian or English language
- Letter of motivation.
Application Deadline: 29th April, 2023.
For more information visit the official website