Call for applications for the Latvian state scholarships 2020/2021 is open
In accordance with bilateral agreements on co-operation in education and science concluded between Latvian government and a few countries Latvia offers scholarships to foreign students, researchers and teaching staff for studies, research and participation in summer schools in Latvian higher education institutions (HEIs) in the 2020/2021 academic year. The Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia has delegated the administration of the Latvian state scholarships to the State Education Development Agency (Valsts izglītības attīstības aģentūra – VIAA).
If you wish to apply for Latvian State Scholarship, the following procedure shall be followed:
1. Fill in the form:
2. Submit your application at apply.rtu.lv. Note that you will be required to upload your educational qualifications, proof of English proficiency, passport, CV (Europass) and Motivation letter. Have them available before starting the registration process. Pay extra attention when composing your Motivation letter as it will be carefully assessed during candidate selection. Your Motivation letter shall explain why you want to study in Latvia and in Riga Technical University and why have you selected this particular study programme, do not be afraid to explain that in as much detail as possible. Your application will be assessed only after a registration fee payment will be made. An invoice will be issued automatically after submission of application.
3. Receive an invitation to schedule a video interview and mathematics exam if required.
4. Receive an Acceptance letter if your application has been selected. The Acceptance letter will enable you to apply for Latvian Government Scholarship. Note that your scholarship request will not be considered if you lodge your application without the University’s acceptance letter.
5. Submit your application for Latvian Government Scholarship to the State Agency.
Your scholarship application shall contain the following:
NOTE! Deadline to submit your application with RTU is 27 March 2020. Deadline for Latvian State scholarship is 1 April 2020.
The fee for studies in Riga Technical University can be reimbursed from the scholarship.
ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS for the academic year 2020/2021
I. Citizens from countries that have signed an Agreement* on co-operation in education and science
(Federation Wallonia – Brussels)
|3.||Bulgaria||12.||Kyrgyzstan||21.||The People`s Republic of China|
*The Agreements can be found at the following links:
II. Citizens from countries that offer scholarships for Latvian students, researchers and teaching staff without formal agreements on co-operation in education and science
|4.||Estonia||10.||Japan||16.||The United States of America|