On October 20th the Council of Ministers adopted on a resolution and issued a regulation on the government programme "Studies for the Outstanding". The programme provides financial support for outstanding students who wish to study at the world’s best universities.
65 young scientists will soon leave to conduct research in reputable foreign scientific centres. Ministry of Science announced the results of the fourth edition of the Mobility Plus programme. Its winners will receive up to 10 thousand zlotys scholarships.
Mobility Plus programme of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education is designed to help young researchers to advance their research careers. Its winners participate in scientific research or R&D work carried out in centres abroad, using the equipment and methods that are not available in Poland.
255 outstanding young researchers received scholarships from the Minister of Science and Higher Education. In the 10th edition of the competition, Ministry of Science allocated more than 48 million zlotys to scholarships. The winners will receive more than 5 thousand zlotys per month for 3 years.
On Wednesday, 78 people received Diamond Grants - scholarships for outstanding students-researchers from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The grants with a total value of 14 million zlotys open the way to faster doctorates.
The ministers of higher education from 17 countries and rectors of Polish and Chinese universities participated in an education summit organized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The summit ended yesterday in Warsaw. To Poland and Central and Eastern Europe it was one of the most important educational event involving China.
Scholarships in the Erasmus+ programme will be free from tax - announced the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The regulation, signed last week on Tuesday by the Minister of Finance, eliminates taxation for all grantees - including university staff.
Until now, awarded Erasmus+ scholarships had to be consistent with the amount of allowances set by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy. If the scholarship amount was higher than that provided for allowance, the excess was subject to taxation.
The online-platform www.european-funding-guide.eu supports pupils, students and PhD candidates finding financial aid for their academic studies. For the first time in Poland a special matching-method searches our database with more than 300 scholarships specifically targeted at Polish students and shows each user the matching scholarships for his curriculum.
Meetings with students and authorities of the leading Brazilian universities are in the agenda of the Polish educational mission to Brazil. It will take place on 14-22 March. Members include the representatives of eight Polish universities, Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Foundation for the Development of the Education System.
On 3 February 2014 representatives of the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland (CRASP) met with Dr. Liane Hentschke, Director for International Cooperation of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) – the executive agency of the Brazilian government program “Science without Borders”. The Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil participated in the meeting.