The Banach Scholarship Programme is a joint scholarship initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA), implemented under the framework of the Polish development aid. The aim of the Programme is to support the socio-economic development of the following countries: Belarus, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, as well as the following Western Balkan countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia and Serbia by raising the educational status and professional qualifications of their citizens.
Programme participants are entitled to undertake and carry out second-cycle studies financed from the scholarship (in the field of engineering and technical sciences, agricultural sciences and exact and natural sciences), exempted from the fees applicable at public HEIs, entitled to complete a month-long linguistic and adaptive course or a year-long preparatory course.
Call for applicants is open until 30th of April 2019.
Detailed information are available on the following website: https://nawa.gov.pl/en/nawa/news/894-call-for-applications-under-the-banach-programme-is-now-open