This is a scholarship programme aimed specifically at politically and socially active Belarusians who, due to their political engagement, cannot advance in their home tertiary education system. The programme offers scholarships for BA, MA and PhD level studies as well as research internships and postgraduate studies in all fields of studies. It helps Belarusian students who are unable to study in Belarus to get access to the best Polish universities and promotes European values. For more information check the website:

Specialist Eastern Studies at the University of Warsaw are available for foreign students from Eastern Europe, Russia, Caucasus and Central Asia. Scholarships are available not only to build a group of well-trained experts on Eastern affairs at home, but also to provide educational opportunities for young specialists from other, especially neighbouring countries. Thus, it offers a rare chance to Poles and their foreign fellow students to explore together the past, the present and the future of our region. To apply for MA studies, students must have completed their studies (MA or specialist degree), be under 30 years old and have a good knowledge of Polish and English. Since 2012 there have also been available a scholarship for a BA in European Studies. For more information check the website:

The aim of the programme is to support the social and economic growth of the Eastern Partneship countires by increasing the level of education and professional skills of the citizens of these countries. Furthermore, the participation in the programme is a great opportunity to become familiar with the Polish culture and language. It also gives possibility to meet Polish students and academics.

Scholarships offered within the programme include free both 2nd degree studies (Master studies) and 3rd degree studies (PhD studies) conducted at public universities supervised by the minister responsible for higher education.

The scholarship offer is addressed to the citizens of the Eastern Partnership countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.

The Stefan Banach Scholarship Programme consists of the two types of scholarships:

  • Master studies in the following fields: science, natural sciences, technical science, agricultural, forestry and veterinary sciences, economic sciences, European studies;

  • PhD studies in the following fields: humanities, theology, social sciences, economic sciences, law, mathematical sciences, physical sciences, chemical sciences, biological sciences, earth sciences, technical sciences, agricultural, forestry and veterinary sciences.

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The scholarship programme is addressed to researchers who have obtained a degree in humanities or social sciences with some academic achievements. It covers a 9-month research internship. Students from post-Soviet countries can apply in Polish diplomatic and consular missions. For more information check the website: