The Ignacy Łukasiewicz Scholarship Programme supports social and economic growth of developing countries by raising the education level and improving professional skills of their citizens. The programme is named after Ignacy Łukasiewicz, an outstanding Polish inventor, pharmacist, pioneer of oil industry and inventor of kerosene lamp. The programme is run by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange under Polish development cooperation.
Priority is given to students from the following countries: Angola, Ethiopia, the Philippines, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Columbia, Lebanon, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, Palestine, Peru, the RSA, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, and Vietnam.
Applicants will be offered the possibility to enroll in a graduate programme (Masters degree) at Polish universities and will be awarded a scholarship if they study at engineering, technical, agricultural, as well as exact and natural science faculties. Students who choose to attend public universities will be exempt from tuition fees. Before starting their studies, the scholars will attend a one-year preparatory course to improve their Polish and gain more insight into the major subjects.
You will find more information about the offer and the rules of the Programme on the website:
You may apply via an online application form of the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange. The application deadline is 30 April 2019, 3.00 pm.