Charles University in Prague Development Scholarships, Czech Republic

Thursday, August 22, 2013
The Faculty of Social Sciences is offering a number of partial scholarships for students of all fee based programs in academic year 2014/15.
A total of five scholarships are available, ear-marked for students from developing countries and/or countries going through a process of political and economic transition.

Scholarship value
1. Under the terms of this scholarship, students will receive a waiver of school fees for their first semester of study, plus a one-off payment of Kc 50,000 (about 2,050 Euro) as a contribution towards living costs.
2. School fees for the second semester of study will NOT be waived.

How to Apply for the Scholarship
1. Applications for these scholarships are open to all students from developing countries and/or countries going through a process of political and economic transition, who are applying for study in one of our Bachelor's studies or Master's studies programmes at Charles University Faculty of Social Sciences from academic year 2014/15.
2. Applications must be made on the form that accompanies this announcement, and must include the following documents:
- completed application form;
- motivation essay of no more than 1000 words, explaining why they need a scholarship, and what they hope to gain from their studies at Charles University;
- two letters of recommendation from teachers, who know the student from their previous studies, including confirmation of the student's financial need.
Note: The current scholarship holders who are reapplying do not need to submit the two recommendation letters or write the essay. Please include a cover note and one recommendation letter from a Charles University academic who knows you from your studies with your applicatioon.
3. Applications should be sent to Manager, International Office (at the address below). All documents submitted must be originals and written in the English language, or accompanied by certified translations.
4. The deadline for scholarship applications is 30 April 2014. Students who will have problems meeting this deadline due to inefficient or unreliable postal services may, as a temporarymeasure, submit fax copies and/or scanned copies by e-mail. However, originals must also be sent, and final decisions will not be made until originals have been received.

 Post your scholarship application to:

Manager, International Office
Charles University
Faculty of Social Sciences
Smetanovo nabrezi 6
110 01 Praha 1
Czech Republic

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