Romanian Government has announced 85 scholarships for international (Non EU) students. These scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Romania. Though the requests for all fields will be accepted but priority will be given to students applying for political and administrative sciences, education studies, Romanian culture and civilization, journalism, technical studies, oil and gas, agricultural studies, veterinary medicine, architecture and arts. The scholarships will cover tuition fees and accommodation charges.
It will also provide a monthly amount which varies according to the levels of study. To avail this opportunity, applicants must sent their application files to the Romanian diplomatic missions in such a way that they can be registered at MAE DDPCS by 15 February 2013.
About Description: 85 scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Romania, by means of selection of application files organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) and the Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sports (MECTS), in keeping with Romanian current legislation.
MECTS will issue (between 15-39 May) a Letter of Acceptance to Study in Romania for the successful candidates. This letter will mention also the supplementary preparatory year compulsory for learning the Romanian language (if applicable) and the academic institution/ institutions where the courses will take place.
Study: Priority will be given to the candidates applying for: political and administrative sciences, education studies, Romanian culture and civilization, journalism, technical studies, oil and gas, agricultural studies, veterinary medicine, architecture, arts. Requests for other fields will also be taken into account.
Course Level: The scholarships are granted for three levels of study:
-for the first cycle (licenta): This scheme is dedicated to graduates of high schools or of equivalent pre-university systems, as well as to candidates who require the equivalation of partial studies and the continuation of their studies in Romania.
-for the 2nd cycle (master): This scheme is dedicated to graduates of university/post graduate studies.
-for the 3rd cycle (doctorate): This scheme is dedicated to the graduates of university/postgraduate studies (i.e. master).
Scholarship By: Romanian Government
Location: Vietnam, Switzerland Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar
Eligibility: Citizens of non EU countries (irrespective of their country of residence). Priority is given to citizens from non EU states with which Romania does not have cultural and education cooperation agreements. Mention should be made those foreign citizens of Romanian origin and those belonging to the neighboring historic Romanian communities benefit from other scholarship programmes offered by the Romanian state.
Scholarship Open for: Citizens of non EU countries (irrespective of their country of residence) can apply for the scholarships.
Number of awards: 85 scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate studies
Duration: The monthly amount is granted to the students of the 1st (licenta) and 2nd (master) cycle throughout the whole academic year, the winter and spring vacation included, but not during the summer vacation. For full-time students of the 3rd cycle (doctorate), the monthly amount is granted throughout the whole calendar year.
Value: The scholarship consists of :
- Free-of-charge tuition,
- Free-of-charge accommodation (depending on availability, accommodation will be offered free-of-charge in students hostels, in keeping with the higher education regulations),
-Financial support – a monthly amount representing:
- The equivalent in Romanian currency of 65 EURO per month, for the under-graduate students (1st cycle),
- The equivalent in Romanian currency of 75 EURO per month, for post-graduate students (master degrees and specialization) 2nd cycle,
- The equivalent in Romanian currency of 85 EURO per month, for post graduate students (doctor’s degree) 3rd cycle.
These scholarships do not cover food, international and local transport. The candidates must be prepared to support personally any other additional expenses.
Selection Criteria: The selection criteria are: the candidates’ competence (former scholar performances, mentioned in his/her study papers) and the chosen priority field of study.
Notification: The MAE board makes the first selection between 15 and 20 March 2013. By 1 April 2013, MAE sends to Mects the selected files. The MECTS Board meets in April 2013 to make the final selection and will send list of successful candidates by 30 April 2013. The selection results will be announced by 30 May 2013 to each diplomatic mission that submitted application files.
Apply: To get all necessary information about the scholarships (conditions, necessary documents, enrolment calendar) and to submit their application files, the candidates should apply directly to:
- The Romanian diplomatic missions accredited to the candidate’s country of origin or of residence or to
- The diplomatic mission of candidate’s state of origin accredited to Bucharest.
Application files submitted by post or directly to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) or to the Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sports (MECTS), as well as application files received after the announced deadline will not be taken into consideration.
Deadline: All application files should be sent by the Romanian diplomatic missions through the diplomatic courier in such a way that they can be registered at MAE DDPCS by 15 February 2013.
Further Information: http://www.mae.ro/en/node/10251