Call for Applications: UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships in Engineering 2024 |Funded

UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships in Engineering 2024 |Funded

With a view to promoting human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhancing international understanding and friendship among nations and peoples , the Polish National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO Chair for Science, Technology, and Engineering at the AGH University of Krakow (Poland) are placing at the disposal of UNESCO thirty (30) fellowships for the benefit of a number of developing Member States.

Beneficiaries of these fellowships will be given the opportunity to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering for a duration of 6 months between 1 October 2024 and 31 March 2025.

UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Eligibility Criteria

The required qualifications for each field of research (project) are as per the attached Annex III and Annex IV to this letter of announcement.

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Here’s what this fellowship program offers:

  1. Boost Your Research: Conduct a six-month individual research program in your chosen field of Science, Technology, or Engineering at the esteemed AGH University of Krakow.
  2. Develop Your Skills: Gain access to world-class facilities, collaborate with renowned faculty, and refine your research expertise.
  3. Enhance Your Network: Build valuable connections with fellow researchers from around the world and foster international collaboration.
  4. Promote Cultural Exchange: Experience Polish culture and traditions while contributing to a climate of international understanding and friendship.

UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Benefits

  1.  Free tuition and access to the university facilities based on the local regulations.
  2. Monthly allowance of 1800 PLN for BSc degree students and 2200 PLN for MSc degree students (1 USD = approximately 4 PLN). Thus, all living expenses and accommodation in Poland are to be borne by the fellow with this allowance.
  3. A one-time special allowance of 1800 PLN for BSc degree students or 2200 PLN for MSc degree students to be paid upon arrival in Poland (for 6 months stay period). This sum will cover different activities related to your stay in Krakow, such as an obligatory medical check-up upon arrival (in accordance with the internal regulations for all students); cultural, historical and/or touristic visits,
    conferences, workshops, and seminars related to your studies.

UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Applications

  1. Candidatures should be endorsed by the National Commission of the invited Member States.
  2. Letters of endorsement, as well as the scanned copies of all the required supporting documents of the nominated candidates must be submitted by the National Commission for UNESCO of a candidate’s country by e-mail to agh.poland@unesco.org (with unesco24@agh.edu.pl and j.markiewicz@unesco.pl in copy) by 10 May 2024 at the latest (12h00 pm Paris time).

Applications must include the following supporting documents:
(i) UNESCO fellowships application forms, including medical certificate, ALL four (4) pages duly completed in English using capital letter (illegible documents will be eliminated from the evaluation procedure, and hand writing form must be written in capital letters only).
(ii) A copy of the identity photo of the applicant.
(iii) Certified copies (in English) of Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree/ PhD obtained (candidates should have completed and obtained the degrees before applying for this fellowships programme, and the presented degrees shall meet the requirements and regulations of European Union).
(iv) UNESCO certificate of language knowledge, duly completed by a relevant authority, if the mother tongue of the candidate is not English.
(v) Two letters of recommendation from someone related to the candidate’s work, as well confirming the candidate’s qualifications.

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