Results of the Latvian State scholarship for studies and research 2020/2021


State Education and Development Agency (VIAA) informs that application round for Latvian State scholarship competition for studies and research for the academic year 2020/2021 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 2020 VIAA received 348 applications, thus the competition among applicants was quite tough. Number of applications submitted for scholarships for studies is 261, out of which 95 applicants have been nominated for the Latvian State scholarships to pursue studies at Latvian Higher Education Institutions, while for the research fellowship out of 87 applications submitted, 24 researchers are nominated for the research fellowship to be conducted at scientific institutes of Latvia or Latvian higher education institutions. In total scholarship nominees represent nationals of 27 countries.