State Education and Development Agency (VIAA) informs that application round for Latvian State scholarship competition for studies for the academic year 2023/2024 is completed and that evaluation committee, comprised of representatives from the VIAA, Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia and Student Union of Latvia finished evaluation of the applications.
In 2023, VIAA received 309 applications, thus the competition among applicants was quite tough. 178 applications were accepted for qualitative evaluation, out of which 90 applicants have been nominated for the Latvian State scholarships to pursue studies at Latvian Higher Education Institutions. In total scholarship nominees represent nationals of 23 countries.
The largest number of scholarship recipients are from Ukraine and Finland (9 scholarships), Azerbaijan (8 scholarships), Georgia and the China (7 scholarships) and Kazakhstan (5 scholarships).