We are happy to announce that from the 20th of August Belarusian students can apply for scholarships at higher education institutions in Latvia, including Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences.
The application deadline is September 6, 2021, so don’t miss it! More information and a list of required documents can be found at http://eu4belarus.info.
The European Union under the “EU4Belarus: Solidarity with the people of Belarus” programme is launching a call for proposals for EU4Belarus – SALT (Support for Advanced Learning and Training) scholarships for Belarusian students who are already studying at universities in Lithuania, Latvia, Czech Republic, and Poland, as well as for those who will start their studies in the academic years 2021/22 and 2022/23.
The scholarship is available for the entire period of study at the bachelor's or master’s level and is worth 450 EUR (per month) paid from September to June. Additionally, a one-time reimbursement of travel expenses will be provided. Students of Lithuanian, Latvian, Czech, and Polish universities and those who have applied for the academic year 2021/22 and fulfil at least one of the following criteria may apply:
1. Those who have suffered repression during the protests related to the 2020 presidential election and have been forced to leave Belarus;
2. Those experiencing financial difficulties or who does not have enough funds to live in one of the four countries listed;
3. Those who have a disability.
Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences coordinates the educational components of the European Union program “EU4Belarus” in Latvia.