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Poland My First Choice NAWA opens call for applications

NAWA announced a call for applications for the Poland My First Choice NAWA programme open to young people from 44 developed countries and territories. The scholarships offered by the Agency aim to encourage talented youths from abroad to pursue studies at the best Polish HEIs.  

The programme offers an opportunity to undertake full-time second-cycle studies with a monthly NAWA scholarship and at public universities, scholarship holders will also be exempt from tuition fees. Novelty in this intake is a one-off allowance which covers the cost of international travel in order to undertake studies in Poland. 

The offer is addressed to candidates applying to academic universities supervised by the Minister of Science and Higher Education. Under the programme, scholarship awardees may choose any course taught in Polish or English. 

The programme shall be open to participation by: 

citizens of 44 countries and territories: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, United Kingdom, USA, 

who are studying an undergraduate degree programme in one of the aforementioned countries and territories or have graduated no earlier than 2022 and are planning to start second-cycle (master) studies in Poland in the academic year 2024/25. 

Application deadline is 25 June 2024, 3 pm CEST. 

Find out more in the full announcement on NAWA’s website.