Monday, 4 September 2017
UNESCO/Czech Republic Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme, 2018-2019
UNESCO and Czech Republic are inviting applications for fellowships programme. There is no possibility to change neither the field of study nor the study programme once the fellowship is awarded.
In order to promote human resource capacities in the developing Member States and to enhance friendship among peoples of the world, the Government of the Czech Republic has placed at the disposal of UNESCO three long-term fellowships for undergraduate studies (which comprises the Bachelor’s and Master’s study programmes for the academic year 2017-2018) for the benefit of certain developing Member States.
Facilities offered by the Government of the Czech Republic
Tuition is free of charge
A monthly allowance of 14,000 Czech Crowns (1 euro = approximately 25 crowns) for students undertaking bachelor and master’s study programmes (Should this allowance be considered insufficient, the applying Member State may consider granting a partial contribution, or, the candidate may have to seek other funds from private sources to complement this allowance)
Accommodation at the student dormitories at reduced rates (to be paid by the fellow from the monthly allowance mentioned in (2) above)
Access to meals (to be paid with the monthly allowance) in the student dining halls
Access to discounts for urban transportation
The Ministry of Health provides medical care to fellows.
(Note: The facilities  are provided under the same condition as for Czech students, i.e. at a relatively lower price.)
Facilities offered by UNESCO
UNESCO will cover international travel expenses within the framework of the Fellowships Programme under the Regular Programme.
Upon selection of the candidates, UNESCO will undertake the necessary action to authorize tickets to the beneficiaries before their departure for the Czech Republic. And,
A special one-time allowance of US$200 to cover transit and other miscellaneous expenses.
Requirements: English / French
There is no possibility to change neither the field of study nor the study programme once the fellowship is awarded. The donor country highly recommends the following field of studies: Medicine, Natural Resources and Environment, Forestry Engineering, Tropical Agriculture, Water and Landscape Management, Environment, Ecology and Environmental Protection, Mechanical Engineering, Energy Engineering. Preference will be given to students who will take these fields of study.
Eligible Regions: Open for All.
Apply online through given website.
All applications should be endorsed by the relevant Government body (such as the National Commission or Permanent Delegation), must be made on a Czech fellowship application form, filled out in English in electronic form until 30 September 2017
The registration will be open for application until 30 September 2017 (Midnight Paris Time). After filling out the application, the candidate is requested to submit an online motivation letter and take a test.
Application Deadline: September 30, 2017 (26 Days Remaining)