Romanian State Scholarship Program 2016 2017

Romanian State Scholarship Program 2016 2017

The Romanian State is offering Scholarships to Foreign countries citizens. These Scholarships will be provided through Ministry of foreign affairs Romania. The Scholarships are for academic year 2016-2017. The Scholarships are for Undergraduate (secondary, bachelors), Graduate (masters, phd) degree level. The scholarships cover all subject taught in participating universities.

Eligibility: Students who are citizens of countries other than European union are eligible to apply. Priority is given to citizens from non EU states with which Romania does not have cultural and education cooperation agreements. Foreign citizens of Romanian origin and those belonging to neighbouring historic Romanian communities benefit from other scholarship programmes offered by the Romanian state.

Eligible groups: Citizens of ANY country other than European Union countries)

Participating Institutions: All Romanian universities are participating in this scholarship program.

Fields of study: All courses of study offered at Romanian universities and higher education institutions. However, priority will be given to the candidates applying for: political and administrative sciences, education studies, Romanian culture and civilization, journalism, technical studies, oil and gas, agricultural studies, veterinary medicine, architecture, arts.

Requests for other fields will also be taken into account.

Number of awards: In total 85 Scholarships are available.

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship include tuition fee, Accommodation, and monthly stipend as under:

  • undergraduate students (1st cycle): equivalent in Romanian currency of 65 EURO per month,
  • postgraduate students (master degrees and specialization) 2nd cycle: equivalent in Romanian currency of 75 EURO per month,
  • postgraduate students (doctor’s degree) 3rd cycle: equivalent in Romanian currency of 85 EURO per month.

Note: These scholarships do not cover food, international and local transport. The candidates must be prepared to support personally any other additional expenses.

The monthly amount mentioned above is granted to students of the 1st (licenta) and 2nd (master) cycle throughout the whole academic year, the winter and spring vacation included, but not during the summer vacation. For full-time students of the 3rd cycle (doctorate), the monthly amount is granted throughout the whole calendar year.

How to Apply:
To get all necessary information about the scholarships (conditions, necessary documents, enrolment calendar) and to submit their application files, the candidates should apply directly to

  • the Romanian diplomatic missions accredited to the candidate’s country of origin or of residence or to
  • the diplomatic mission of candidate’s state of origin accredited to Bucharest

Application files submitted by post or directly to the MFA or to the MECS, as well as application files received after the announced deadline will not be taken into consideration.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply.

DEADLINES:
The deadline for submitting the application files is established by each diplomatic mission. The candidate should enquire at the diplomatic mission about the enrolment calendar, starting from 2 December 2015.

Foreign diplomatic missions accredited to Bucharest must send the application files by 15 March 2016, at the latest.

PLEASE NOTE:
Incomplete files are not taken into consideration. Rejected application files are not returned.

Applications files should contain documents in English or French language. If the application files contain documents in other foreign languages than English or French, they must be accompanied by authorized translations in one of the following languages: Romanian, English or French. Generally, Romanian universities may require that all enrolment documents should be accompanied by authorized copies and authorized translations in Romanian.

Since language of study is Romanian, candidates who do not know Romanian are offered one supplementary preparatory year to study the language.

Application Deadline: 15 March 2016

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