Online applications for fully-funded Visegrad scholarships 2024-2025 in central Europe are now being accepted online. Potential candidates from eligible countries can apply for these Central European VISEGRAD scholarships without the need for an IELTS exam and enjoy academic and financial coverage throughout their studies.
Visegrad scholarship is a golden opportunity for students from Visegrad countries to complete their Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Post-Master’s education in all disciplines and languages under this scheme. Such scholarships are known for covering the cost of four semesters of BS & MS programs and two semesters of a post-MS degree.
Brief Information about Visegrad Scholarships:
The International Visegrad Fund, in cooperation with more than 190 higher accredited education institutions in Central and Eastern Europe, is offering subsidized Visegrad scholarships to deserving candidates enrolled in BS, MS, & post-MS programs in different subjects. Only students from specified Visegrad countries can apply for these scholarships and get their education sponsored. Meanwhile, the aim of this scholarship is to strengthen the relationship between V4 countries and EU Eastern Partnership countries.
Sponsorship Package for Visegrad Scholarship:
Winners of Visegrad Scholarships will get €2,500 each semester to bear their educational expenses. However, the host institutions will get €1,500 every semester. Meanwhile, applicants can also apply for a travel grant.
Universities on Panel for VISEGRAD Program:
Following is the list of some prestigious universities that offer Visegrad scholarships to eligible candidates:
- University of Szeged
- Masaryk University
- Palacky University
- Mendel University
- Corvinus University
- University of Pécs
- Belarusian State University
- Warsaw University
- University of Lodz
- Comenius University
Eligibility Criteria for Visegrad Sponsored Scholarships:
Below mentioned are the eligibility requirements for the candidates planning to apply for the noble Visegrad scholarship programs:
- The country of your host institution providing the scholarship must be different from the home country/ permanent residence/home university of the applicant.
- Students from any field and language can apply for this scholarship.
- Applicants of any age are eligible.
- The interested individual must have completed previous university studies in a country other than the state from where he/she is applying for the scholarship.
- A distance of more than 150km is necessary between the host institution and the applicant’s permanent home.
- The scholarship amount will be provided for only 1 to 4 semesters for MS/ BS program. However, for Post-MS, it is for two semesters only.
Types of Visegrad Scholarships in 2024:
Eligible applicants can apply for the following scholarships based on the degree programs and regions:
1# Intra-Visegrad Scholarships:
These scholarships are available for scholars and researchers from member countries for BS, MS, & post-Master’s programs.
2# Outgoing Visegrad Scholarships:
Students & Researchers of member countries willing to opt for MS & Post-MS programs in Georgia, Kosovo, Belarus, Bosnia, Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, & Montenegro can apply for the Visegrad Outgoing Scholarships.
3# In-Coming Scholarships:
These scholarships are open for candidates from Eastern Partnership states and Western Balkan countries willing to complete their Master’s and post-master’s studies in V4 regions.
4# Visegrad Taiwan Scholarships:
Post-Doctoral students and Ph.D. Researchers from V4 countries planning to carry out their research program in Taiwan educational institutions can go for Visegrad Taiwan-sponsored scholarship.
Application Process of Visegrad Scholarships:
The application process is online and quite easy. Follow the steps mentioned below to make your application process smoother.
Interested ones are requested to log into the official page of the International Visegrad Fund. Now, click on My Visegrad System and visit their official application portal. Then, make your personal account and get yourself registered at My Visegrad. After this, you will be asked to fill out the application form, containing some sections that must be filled with true and correct information. Then, upload the below-listed documents in pdf format in English or translate them into English. Make sure the length of documents should not exceed one page.
List of Documents Required to Apply for Visegrad Scholarships:
The list of required documents for filing an application for the VISEGRAD Scholarship in Central Europe will vary based on the chosen degree programs. For instance;
Documents Required for BS & MS Studies:
- Valid Photo ID card (EU citizens)
- Valid Passport (for non-EU citizens)
- Study plan
- Diploma supplement (if available)
- Transcripts of the last two completed semesters
- Research Proposal
- Motivation letter
- Acceptance Letter from the Host university
Documents Required for Post-Master’s Studies:
- Working Plan in Detail
- Valid ID Document
- Acceptance Letter from Host Institution
VISEGRAD Scholarship Application Deadline: March 15, 2024
The last due date to submit your online Visegrad scholarship application is March 15 every year.