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Scholarship for the Summer School of Slavonic Studies in Olomouc, Czech Republic

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles is pleased to announce the launch of selection procedure for one scholarship at the Summer School of Slavonic Studies in Olomouc, Czech Republic, from July 20 to August 18, 2019.
 

The scholarship is provided by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the Czech Republic (MEYS). Eligible applicant must reside in the states of jurisdiction of the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming).

The Summer School of Slavonic Studies in Olomouc (SSSS) offers Czech language courses at various levels of proficiency, seminars on Czech literature, culture and history, and free-time activities including theatrical, musical and dance performances, trips etc.

The courses at the SSSS are designated for foreign students, professionals (teachers, translators, interpreters) and academics from the field of Czech/Slavonic studies. The courses are also open to anyone who is interested in the Czech language, literature, history and culture. Minimum age requirement for attending the courses is 18 years (applicant has to reach the age of 18 on the first day of the Summer School at the latest).

The scholarship covers:
· Course fees, incl. study materials,
· Free board and lodging (incl. breakfast, lunch and dinner),
· Free access to cultural events, trips organized within a Summer School course.

The scholarship does not cover:
· International transportation to/from the Czech Republic,
· Travel medical insurance.

How to apply?

No later than March 10, 2019, applicants must submit:
1) filled in and signed application (see attachment) with marked option “Olomouc” on page No. 2,
2) Curriculum Vitae in the English or Czech language,
3) motivation letter in the English or Czech language,
4) a copy of their passport data page, and
5) (optionally) recommendation letter from a Czech compatriot organization in the USA, from a school or university, or from an honorary consul of the Czech Republic,
by regular mail sent to the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles, attention Aneta Campbell, 10990 Wilshre Blvd., Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90024.

Please send also scans of all submitted documents to Aneta Campbell by e-mail to aneta_campbell@mzv.cz

Subsequently, the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles will nominate one candidate and a maximum of two alternates to the MEYS.

Successful candidates will be contacted directly by the Summer School organizers.

Attendance:
The application contains applicant’s declaration that he/she intends to utilise the entire scholarship, and to attend all classes of the course. In case the scholarship holder misses more than 4 days of the course, the place on the course may be offered to an alternate.

You can find more information on the MEYS website or on the website of The Summer School of Slavonic Studies at the Faculty of Arts of Palacký University in Olomouc.

 

 

 

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