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LITHUANIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE COURSES » Information about call for proposal

The call for proposals for 2019 Lithuanian language and culture summer courses is now open!

Klaipeda University with Education Exchanges Support Foundation offers Lithuanian state scholarships to attend Lithuanian language and culture courses and courses for Erasmus+ students. 

Scholarships are offered for:

  • students, lecturers or researchers of higher education and research institutions;
  • foreigners of Lithuanian origin;
  • Erasmus + students.

LITHUANIAN LANGUAGE COURSES FOR FOREIGNERS (deadline March 15) 

The candidates must provide the copies of the listed documents through online application system:

1.Completed application form. 

2.Official original letter from the candidate’s higher education and research institution approving the status of a student, lecturer or researcher. N.B. For students the letter must contain information on the applicant’s current cycle of studies (1st, 2nd or 3rd study cycle), year of studies and expected date of graduation.

3.One recommendation letter filled and signed by a professor or other academic staff, tutor or employer (added to the application form as an attachment using this template form)   

LITHUANIAN LANGUAGE COURSES FOR FOREIGNERS OF LITHUANIAN ORIGINS (deadline March 15)

The candidates must provide the copies of the listed documents through online application system:

1.Completed application form.

2.One recommendation letter from Lithuanian community abroad (added to the application form as an  attachment using this template form)

3.Proof of Lithuanian origin:

♦ a certificate or other document proving the Lithuanian origin issued by the Lithuanian community of a respective country or other competent authority (an embassy and similar);

♦a document issued by a competent foreign authority (a school, municipality, embassy and similar) proving that the person has resided for three years in a foreign country if he/she is an alien.

LITHUANIAN LANGUAGE COURSES FOR ERASMUS + STUDENTS (deadline May 20) 

The candidates must provide the copies of the listed documents through online application system:

1. Completed application form.

2. Erasmus+ form signed by home institution coordinator  (added to the application form as an attachment using this template form).

Scholarships are available for candidates from these countries:

Priorities will be given to the applicants who: 

  ♦apply for the summer language and culture courses for the first time (this priority is not applicable for Lithuanians and foreigners of Lithuanian origin); 

  ♦formally or informally study Lithuanian language, history and culture as a subject at home institution (it must be justified in the application form).

FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

 ♦1st cycle (Bachelor), 2nd cycle (Master), 3rd cycle (PhD) students, lecturers and researchers of all study/research fields approved for Lithuanian language and culture courses will receive a scholarship of 570 EUR (This does not apply to Erasmus + students)

 ♦Tuition fee for Lithuanian language and culture courses will be covered by the Republic of Lithuania and directly transferred to the higher education institution.

Any other fees such as a student union fee, a library membership fee, etc. shall be paid by the scholarship holder.

Travel and accommodation costs shall be covered by the scholarship holder. 

Scholarship is intended to cover the scholarship holder’s expenses only. Additional amount for accompanying partners or family is not provided. Lithuanian state scholarships cannot be double funded from other sources, e.g. other scholarships or other academic exchange programs.

NOTE:

These courses are not available for holders of higher than C1 level of Lithuanian language and native speakers.

Required documents must be completed in English or Lithuanian only.

If the potential applicant has received Lithuanian state scholarships for consecutive 12 months in the period of 1st September, 2018 – 1st September, 2019, he/she is not eligible to apply for any Lithuanian state scholarship for 1.5 year.

Contact person:

Mrs Dalia Želvytė-Mockuvienė 
Herkaus Manto st. 84, Klaipėda,
LT-92294
Phone number: 00370 46 398 950
E-mail: Dalia.Zelvyte-Mockuviene@ku.lt