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University Scholarships for Academic Year 2015/2016

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Harare invites citizens of Zambia and Zimbabwe to apply for Czech Government University Scholarships to be awarded for enrollment at Czech Universities in 2015.

From the late 1950s until present day, nearly 22,000 foreign nationals have completed their studies at Czech Higher Education Institutions with a Government Scholarship.

Six university scholarships in total will be available for the citizens of Zambia and Zimbabwe willing to enroll in 2015 to the following academic programs:

Zambian Applicants

Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral Programs taught in Czech: medicine and agriculture (three scholarships offered in Zambia).
Attention: these programmes start at the Bachelors level (i.e. even applicants with Bachelors Degree willing to complete their Masters will have to enroll to the first year of Bachelors programme).

Masters and Doctoral Programs taught in English: agriculture, economics, informatics (IT), environmental studies, energetics (one scholarships offered in Zambia). 

Zimbabwean Applicants

Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral Programs taught in Czech: medicine, political science (one scholarship offered in Zimbabwe)
Attention: this programme starts at the Bachelors level (i.e. even applicants with Bachelors or higher Degree willing to complete their Masters or PhD will have to enroll to the first year of Bachelors programme).

Masters and Doctoral Programs taught in English: agriculture, economics, informatics (IT), environmental studies, energetics (one scholarship offered in Zimbabwe). 


Students reading for degrees taught in Czech will first be asked to complete one-year course of the Czech language, unless they can prove their proficiency in this language. The course is organized by the Charles University, takes place in the Czech Republic and is fully covered by the scholarship.

While the scholarship is comprehensive and includes tuition and personal allowances, it does not cater for air fare to the Czech Republic.

Prospective applicants can find further information at:

http://registr.dzs.cz/registr.nsf/dispozice_eng_2014.pdf

http://www.msmt.cz/mezinarodni-vztahy/stipendia-vlady-ceske-republiky-rozvojove-zeme-1

Only applications made through the following online registration system will be accepted (no paper-based applications accepted):

http://registr.dzs.cz/registr.nsf  

The deadline for the applications is 30 September 2014.

Additional information about Czech Government scholarships, Czech universities and general conditions and regulations pertinent to studies in the Czech Republic can be obtained from the following webpages:

Information about studies at higher education institutions in the Czech Republic:

www.studyin.cz

Information about entry and residence in the Czech Republic:        

www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/article/information-for-schools-and-students.aspx

Centre for International Cooperation in Education:

www.dzs.cz

Prospective students from both countries are also advised to initiate contact with the respective authorities in both Zimbabwe and Zambia and inform them about their intention to apply for a Czech Government University Scholarship. These Ministries can provide successful candidates with additional support such as air fares.

Zimbabwean Students:

Scholarships Unit
Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education
P.O Box UA 275
Kwame Nkrumah Ave
Harare
Tel: 263-4-796441/9
E-mail: scholaradmin@mhte.ac.zw

Zambian Students:

Bursaries Committee
Ministry of Higher Education
PO Box 50093
Lusaka
Tel: 260 1-250726
Fax: 260 1-254720
Email: Burscom@Zamnet.zm