UNESCO/Czech Republic Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme (Global)

UNESCO/Czech Republic Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme (Global)

Conducted By : UNESCO and Czech Republic
April 3 2018   Fellowship   Undergraduate   Global
 About UNESCO/Czech Republic Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme (Global)
  • UNESCO and Czech Republic are inviting applications for Fellowships Programme for those who wish to pursue Bachelor’s or Master’s study programme in the Czech Republic.
  • Fields of Study: Candidates who wish to study in the fields of natural resources and environment, forestry water and landscape management, technology and environmental engineering, economics, and finance would be given priority. 
  • UNESCO/Czech Republic Co-Sponsored Fellowships is nothing but three long-term fellowships for undergraduate studies which comprise the Bachelor’s and Master’s study programmes for the academic year 2018-2019 for the benefit of certain developing Member States.
  • Duration: The academic year in the Czech Republic is divided into two semesters: winter semester and summer semester. So, on the whole, undergraduate studies take 3 to 4 years to complete and masters studies take 4 to 6 years.
  • These fellowships are tenable in a selected number of universities in the Czech Republic

Candidate must be pursuing undergraduate studies in either of the below mentioned fields

  • Natural Resources and Environment
  • Forestry Engineering
  • Tropical Agriculture
  • Water and Landscape Management
  • Economics and Finance
  • Environment
  • Ecology and Environmental Protection
  • Informatics, Engineering Informatics
  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Energy Engineering
 Reward Description

UNESCO and Czech Republic Fellowship Reward:

  • Candidates are exempted from paying the Tuition Fees
  • A monthly allowance of 14,000 Czech Crowns
  • Accommodation to the student at reduced rates
  • Access to meals (to be paid with the monthly allowance) in the student dining halls
  • Access to discounts for urban transportation
  • The Ministry of Health provides medical care to fellows.

Facilities offered by UNESCO

  • UNESCO will cover the international travel expenses of the candidate
  • A special one-time allowance of US$200 to cover transit and other miscellaneous expenses will also be offered
 Application Process

UNESCO and Czech Republic Fellowship Application Process:

  • Candidates have to download the Application Form available Online and get it endorsed by the relevant Government body such as the National Commission or Permanent Delegation till September 30, 2017. 
  • Once the Application form is filled the candidates are requested to submit an online motivation letter and take a test.
  • Submission: The duly filled in Application Form has to be sent to the Mission in electronic form.

Things to be taken care of while filling the Application Form

  • It shall be filled in using the Roman alphabet, if possible in English or in Czech
  • Candidates have to affix their recent photograph of size 45 mm x 35 mm
  • A printed copy of the application form shall be signed by the applicant in their own handwriting

Enclosures to be sent along with the Application Form

  • Application Form
  • CV with a focus on studies and employment
  • Photocopy of his/her passport
  • Declaration about the Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions Governing the Granting of Scholarships of the Government of the Czech Republic
  • Declaration about the Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions
  • Affirmation on Return to the Sending Country upon Completion of Studies
  • A legalized copy of his/her birth certificate with a legalized translation into the Czech language
  • Medical confirmation
  • A legalized copy of a foreign certificate
  • Document proving the content and scope of education completed at a foreign school
  • Document proving that the school is recognized by the state pursuant
 Selection Process

UNESCO and Czech Republic Fellowship Selection Process:

  • Selection will be made on a competitive basis and priority will be given to applicants who, apart from meeting the academic qualifications required, opt for the fields of study listed above in the eligibility section.
  • It is important to note that there is no possibility to change the field of study or the study programme once the fellowship has been awarded.  
  • If the application of the candidate gets shortlisted then they will be asked to attend an Interview.
  • The most successful applicants shall be asked to submit complete documentation by a given deadline as determined by the Organizing Body.
 Contact Details
  • 7, place de Fontenoy 75352 Paris 07 SP France
  • 1, rue Miollis 75732 Paris Cedex 15 France
  • General phone:  +33 (0)1 45 68 10 00
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