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2016/2017 Fully funded UNESCO/Czech Republic Fellowships Programme

    unescoWhere: Czech Republic.
    Deadline: 30th Sept

    This is a fully funded international opportunity for applicants interested In promoting human resource capacities in developing Member countries and to enhance cordial friendships among diverse peoples of the world. That said the Government of the Czech Republic has partnered with UNESCO for three long-term fellowships for undergraduate studies (which comprises the Bachelor’s and Master’s study programmes for the academic year 2016-2017) solely for the benefit of certain developing Member States.


    • Please note that applicants must hail from Democratic Republic of the Congo or The Republic of Mali
    • High preference will be given to international students who are interested in the fields indicated fields below: Natural Resources and Environment, Forestry Engineering, Tropical Agriculture, Water and Landscape Management,Economics and Finance, Environment, Ecology and Environmental Protection, Informatics, Engineering Informatics, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Energy Engineering.

    Scholarship Value:

    • Tuition is completely free
    • A monthly allowance of 14,000 Czech Crowns (1 euro = approximately 25 crowns) for students undertaking bachelor and master’s study programmes (Should this allowance be considered insufficient, the applying Member State may consider granting a partial contribution, or, the candidate may have to seek other funds from private sources to complement this allowance)
    • Accommodation at the student dormitories at reduced rates (to be paid by the fellow out of the allowance mentioned in (b) above)
    • Access to meals (to be paid with the monthly allowance) in the student dining halls
    • Access to discounts for urban transportation
    • The Ministry of Health provides medical care to fellows.
    • UNESCO will cover international travel expenses within the framework of the Fellowships Programme under the Regular Programme.
    • A special one-time allowance of US$200to cover transit and other miscellaneous expenses.


    All applications should be endorsed by the relevant Government body (such as the National Commission or Permanent Delegation). To access the application form, please register here.

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