Czech Republic – Bachelors , Masters and Doctoral Scholarships

Deadline: 30 September, Annually

Study level: Bachelor, Masters, Doctoral degree

Scholarship/s provider: Government of the Czech Republic



The Government of the Czech Republic offers scholarships within the framework of its Foreign Development Assistance in support of the study of foreign nationals from developing countries at public institutions of higher education in the Czech Republic.

Eligible countries


The scholarships are open for foreign nationals from developing countries. A limited number of scholarships are also offered to applicants from selected developing countries through UNESCO.

Host institution


Participating public universities in the Czech Republic

Study subjects

Economics, Agriculture, Informatics, Environment and Energetics



The scholarships are intended solely to promote the studies of adults who are foreign nationals from developing third countries in need. Neither a citizen of the Czech Republic, nor a citizen of a member state of the European Union, nor any other foreign national with a permit to permanent residence on the territory of the Czech Republic may therefore be granted this type of scholarship. Furthermore, the scholarships may not be granted to persons under 18 years of age. (The applicants have to turn 18 as of 1 September of the year when they commence studies in the Czech Republic at the latest.)


  • In Bachelor/ Master/ Doctoral Study Programmes plus one-year Preparatory Course of the English language (Which is combined with other field-specific training): Government scholarships of this category are awarded to graduates from upper secondary schools, or Bachelor’s / Master’s degree courses, as applicable, Who can Enroll only in Study Programmes in Which instruction is given in the English language. Depending on the subject area, Applicants are normally required to sit entrance Examinations at the higher education institution Concerned. Successful passing of Entrance examination constitutes a precondition for the scholarship award; or
  • In follow-up study Programmes Master or Doctoral Study Programmes: Government scholarships of this category are awarded to graduates of Bachelor or Master Study Programmes, respectively, Enroll in the WHO study Programmes with instruction in the English language.

Scholarship amount

The scholarship covers the necessary costs related to staying and studying in the CR. The scholarship amount is regularly amended.


Currently the amount paid to students on a Bachelor’s, Master’s or follow-up Master’s study programme stands at CZK 14,000 per month, whereas the amount paid to students of a Doctoral study programme stands at CZK 15,000 per month.


The above scholarship amount includes an amount designated for the payment of accommodation costs .Costs of accommodation, food and public transport are covered by scholarship holders from the scholarship under the same conditions that apply to students who are citizens of the CR. Should healthcare exceeding standard care be required by the student, s/he shall cover it at his/her own cost. Travel expenses for travelling to the Czech Republic and back to the student’s home country are paid by the party that nominated the student to study in the CR or by the foreign national at his/her own cost.

Application Procedure

An application for a scholarship of the Government of the CR can only be submitted through a Diplomatic Mission of the Czech Republic in the given country (hereinafter referred to as the “Mission”). Each applicant is obliged to fill in an electronic application form. Applicants for a scholarship of the Government of the CR shall submit the documentation in two counterparts (i.e. two separate identical files). Only complete documentation that meets the requirements stated in shall be considered. Documentation that does not meet the requirements shall be officially returned without any further reasoning.


In order for an applicant to be admitted to study at a HEI, his/her documents proving foreign educational attainment must be recognized in the CR. It is advisable that when travelling to the CR, students should have at least two extra counterparts of the documents necessary for the admission procedure and for the recognition of foreign educational attainment with them. It is also recommended that students who shall pursue their studies at a HEI without the one-year long language and preparatory studies have their education recognized already prior to their arrival in the CR. The actual procedure is published on the public HEI website. If it is not possible to have documents translated into the Czech language pursuant to the requirements specified hereinafter in the country that nominates the applicant for the studies, applicants may enclose legalized translations into the English language done by a sworn translator/interpreter.

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