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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

Czech Republic Government Scholarships 2024-25

Updated: Jun 13

MEYS Scholarship

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic (MEYS) annually offers scholarships to foreign nationals within the framework of bilateral exchange programmes arranged with a number of eligible countries.

Scholarships of this type are designed for university/college students or graduates and Ph.D. candidates (exceptionally for academic staff members) who wish to undertake study or research visits to one of the Czech public institutions of higher education.

In this article we provide you with essential details about this opportunity.


Scholarship Summary

1). Eligibility:

Citizens of countries mentioned in this downloadable (PDF File)

2). Coverage:

Full Tuition fees waiver + CZK 12,000 per month for those who do not hold a Master's degree or equivalent and CZK 13,000 per month for holders of a Master's degree or equivalent.

3). Duration

The period of scholarship usually ranges from 2 to 10 months. Scholarships may be awarded repeatedly to the same recipients, provided that they submit a renewed application for the following academic year and are selected by the appropriate authorities in their home countries.

4). Type of course / Degree Levels:

Scholarship-holders usually attend courses that do not lead to the award of a degree (non-degree study courses) or pursue an independent research activity (research visit), depending upon their academic qualifications and preferences. Applicants are required to choose a field of study that is related to the field that they are studying or studied at their home university/college.

Enrolment in standard degree study programs, especially Ph.D. courses, for the period of scholarship is also possible. The feasibility of this option depends upon the host university.



The categories of eligible recipients are specified separately by each of the exchange programmes arranged with the countries concerned. Detailed information on the entry requirements, in particular the minimum academic qualifications, can be provided by the authorities collecting applications in the (eligible countries).


Application procedure

Prospective applicants are advised to contact the preferred university directly and request a letter of invitation/preliminary acceptance letter from the respective department. Such a letter is not usually listed among obligatory attachments to the application form of students. Nevertheless, its submission is recommended.

• For this scholarship, applications are submitted to the MEYS by the appropriate authorities in the eligible countries. So, you need to submit your application directly to the concerned authority in your country (ministry of higher education as an example).

To submit an application you need to fill out this

Application Form with the following documents:

  1. academic curriculum vitae;

  2. list of publications (if applicable);

  3. detailed plan of study/research;

  4. passport / ID copy (not required of citizens of EU/EEA countries).

• Application deadline

The closing dates for applications are set by the appropriate authorities in the eligible countries; the deadlines differ in individual countries, but are usually fixed for the beginning of the calendar year concerned in order to meet the subsequent schedule of admission procedure. Check with your concerned authority for exact details about deadlines.



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