Golden and Silver awards for International Students at Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Monday, March 18, 2013

Vytautas Magnus University offers Gold and Silver Awards to students who are currently enrolled or planning to enrol in Master’s degree programmes taught in English at Vytautas Magnus University.

  1. Golden Award – covers 100% of the annual tuition fee.
  2. Silver Award – covers 50% of the annual tuition fee.
The award will cover the amount of full tuition fee.
If the student for any reason terminates the study programme without obtaining the degree, he or she will have to fully reimburse the awarded scholarship to the university.

Students of all nationalities who were enrolled in Master’s degree programmes taught in English at Vytautas Magnus University in September 2012 or are planning to enrol in September 2013.

The scholarship programme is intended for the most promising candidates who have demonstrated high academic achievements.

The Main Criteria for Selecting Award Winning Candidates
  1. Candidates must have obtained a Bachelor degree or its equivalent.
  2. Candidates must have graduated from their Bachelor programme with high results. Minimum average of grades for Silver Award is "very good", for Gold Award - "excellent".
  3. Candidates must be fluent in spoken and written English (Minimum 6.0 in IELTS, 80 in TOEFL-iBT, B2 level of Common European Framework of Reference for Language: Learning, Teaching, Assessment).
  4. Candidates should provide at least two independent letters of reference (legal entity or/and natural person from which candidate has obtained his Bachelor degree, implemented internship, has worked, etc.) to support the applicant’s request. In the case of MBA programme, one of the letters of reference may be written by a representative of the business community.
  5. Letter of motivation should be written with reference to particular academic and career plans.
Application Deadline
Application deadline is August 1st, 2013.

Selection Process
The selection committee will review the applications and name the candidates for Gold and Silver Awards. Candidates will be selected on the basis of the main criteria enumerated above. Selected candidates will be informed by August 24th, 2013.

Contact the International Office at or telephone +370 37 327 981.


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