Banach Scholarship Programme 2023 by Government of Poland

Banach Scholarship Programme 2023 by Government of Poland

Banach Scholarship Programme 2023 by Government of Poland

The Government of Poland, in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange, is currently accepting applications for the Banach Scholarship Programme 2023. This initiative provides Master’s degree scholarships to eligible students from developing countries who wish to study in Poland during the 2023/2024 academic session.

The main aim of the Master’s scholarship program is to promote economic and social progress in developing countries by providing postgraduate scholarships to their citizens, which will enable them to enhance their knowledge and academic qualifications at Polish universities, either in Polish or English. The scholarships are specifically designed for students who exhibit strong research potential and are looking to study in a supportive academic environment. The Banach Scholarship Programme 2023 is being supervised by the Minister of Education and Science, with a particular focus on the fields of engineering and technical sciences, agricultural sciences, exact sciences, and life sciences. The scholarship is awarded in the form of Polish development aid and presents a valuable opportunity for students to further their education in Poland.

Polish government’s involvement in scholarship programs dates back to the early years of the country’s independence in the early 20th century. The first scholarship programs were established by the Ministry of Education, which provided financial assistance to students and scholars pursuing higher education and research in Poland. During the communist era, scholarship programs were controlled by the government and were often used as a means of promoting political ideologies and cultivating loyalty among intellectuals. However, after the fall of communism in 1989, the Polish government began to focus on promoting academic freedom and international cooperation through scholarship programs. Today, the Polish government offers a range of scholarship programs for both domestic and international students and scholars, including the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) and the Visegrad Scholarship Program. These programs provide funding for academic research, cultural exchange, and language learning, and are intended to promote Poland’s academic and cultural heritage on the global stage.

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Scholarship Summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): The Government of Poland

Host Institution(s): Polish public universities and colleges

Scholarship Worth: Exemption from tuition fees

  • PLN 1700 per month during the preparatory course
  • PLN 1,500 per month during second-cycle studies
  • The first monthly scholarship increased by PLN 500, in the first year of studies
  • The last monthly scholarship increased by PLN 500, in the last year of studies

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Master’s

Nationality: Students from developing countries such as Albania, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Ethiopia, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Lebanon, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Palestine, Peru, the Philippines, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam.

Requirements and eligibility criteria for Banach Scholarship Programme 2023 by Government of Poland:

In order to be eligible for Banach Scholarship Programme 2023 by Government of Poland, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must be from any of the developing countries mentioned above.
  • Applicants must be applying for a master’s degree program at a polish university or college.
  • Applicants must meet the admission entry requirement for their chosen program.
  • Applicants must meet the language requirement of their preferred polish university or college.

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Application Procedure for Banach Scholarship Programme 2023 by Government of Poland (How to apply);

For interested applicant who wants to apply for Banach Scholarship Programme 2023 by Government of Poland should submitted only electronic applications in the Agency’s ICT system, and these must be filled in either Polish or English.

Application Deadline: 31st March, 2023.

For more information visit the official website

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