Course(s) Offered: Science, Tech, Engineering
Course Level: Graduate (research)
Country to Study In: Poland
The Polish National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO Chair for Science, Technology and Engineering at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow are placing at the disposal of UNESCO a number of fellowships of six months duration starting on 1st October 2016 for the benefit of Member States listed below.
This UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships is offered with a view to promoting human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhancing international understanding and friendship among nations and the people of Poland.
Beneficiaries of these fellowships will be given the opportunity to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering.
Only citizens from the list of invited Member States are entitled to submit applications.
The required qualifications for each field of research (project) are varied depending on the particular area offered. Please see the attached annexes to the official letter of announcement (click here to download the 2016 attached annex III (pdf).
Citizens of the following Member States are invited to submit applications:
AFRICA (46 Member States):
•Angola •Benin •Botswana •Burkina Faso •Burundi •Cameroon •Cape Verde •Central African Republic •Chad •Comoros •Congo •Côte d'Ivoire •Democratic Republic of the Congo •Djibouti •Equatorial Guinea •Eritrea •Ethiopia •Gabon •Gambia •Ghana •Guinea •Guinea-Bissau •Kenya •Lesotho •Liberia •Madagascar •Malawi •Mali •Mauritius •Mozambique •Namibia •Niger •Nigeria •Rwanda •Sao Tome and Principe •Senegal •Seychelles •Sierra Leone •Somalia •South Africa •Swaziland •Togo •Uganda •United Republic of Tanzania •Zambia •Zimbabwe
ASIA & PACIFIC (35Member States):
•Afghanistan •Bangladesh •Bhutan • Brunei Darussalam Cambodia •China •Fiji •India •Indonesia •Kazakhstan •Kiribati •Kyrgyzstan •Lao People's Democratic Republic •Malaysia •Maldives •Mongolia •Myanmar •Nauru •Nepal •Niue •Pakistan •Palau •Papua New Guinea •Philippines •Samoa •Sri Lanka •Tajikistan •Thailand •Timor-Leste •Tonga •Turkmenistan •Tuvalu •Uzbekistan •Vanuatu •Viet Nam
EUROPE (9 Member States):
Armenia •Azerbaijanp •Bosnia and Herzegovina •Croatia •Georgia •Republic of Moldova •The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia •Turkey •Ukraine
LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN (31 Etats membres):
•Argentina •Barbados •Belize •Bolivia (Plurinational State of) •Brazil •Chile •Colombia •Costa Rica •Cuba •Dominica •Dominican Republic •Ecuador •El Salvador •Grenada •Guatemala •Guyana •Haiti •Honduras •Jamaica •Mexico •Nicaragua •Panama •Paraguay •Peru •Saint Kitts and Nevis •Saint Lucia •Saint Vincent and the Grenadines •Suriname •Trinidad and Tobago •Uruguay •Venezuela(Bolivarian Republic of)
AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow; Poland
Fields of study
Graduate research programmes in several fields of Science, Technology and Engineering. Please see link to Annex III above and link to official webpage below for complete details.
Number of awards
Thirty-five (35) fellowships have been made available
Each fellowship is of a six (6) months duration
Under this scholarship, the Polish Authorities provides Free tuition and access to university facilities (accommodation at the AGH UST Student Campus organised for fellows by the UNESCO AGH Chair), Monthly allowance, and A one especial allowance (paid upon arrival in Poland). No provision to finance or lodge family members is made.
In addition, UNESCO will provide International travel expenses (by the most direct, economical route) from the beneficiary’s country to and from Poland , and Health insurance for fellowship beneficiaries who are declared medically fit.
Method of Application
Candidatures should be submitted by the invited Member State. Original applications in duplicate must be channelled through the National Commission for UNESCO of the candidate’s country and communicated to Mr Stoyan Bantchev, Chief, Participation programme and Fellowships Section, by 30 April 2016 at the latest (GMT +01:00) to UNESCO mailing address.
An advance copy of the application should be sent by fax (33.1) 45.68.55.03 or by e-mail unesco3(at)agh.edu.pl; s.bantchev(at)unesco.org; firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Applications should have imperatively the requested attachments in DUPLICATE.
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply to this co-sponsored fellowship programme.
Applications should be submitted on or before 30 April 2016 (GMT +01:00) at the latest with advance copy by email
Files which are incomplete or which are received after the deadline as well as candidatures that do not fulfil the requirements will not be taken into consideration.
Only the selected candidates will receive a letter through their respective National Commissions for UNESCO.
All application should be endorsed by the National Commission from the country of the candidate.
All correspondence should be in English.
Fellows, from countries where Polish Embassies or Consulates exit, will have to obtain their entry visa to the country of study prior to their departure. Fellows, from countries where no such Embassy or Consulate exists, must secure their visa through the nearest Embassy of the Republic of Poland.
UNESCO and the Government of the Republic of Poland provide no allowance to defray passport and visa expenses. Selected beneficiaries will have to secure their own visas themselves.
Application Deadline: 30 April 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes
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