If you enroll in a Latvian universities, you have the opportunity to receive a state education grant
awarded by the State Educational Development Organization (Valsts izglitibas attistibas agentura — VIAA
) in the form of a scholarship
Citizens of the countries with which the agreement has been signed can apply for this scholarship. Request the list of countries from the consultants by contacting the Baltic Center representative office or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
or by skype baltic-center.eu
Who can apply for a grant?
• Students of bachelor's degree programs of the 2nd year (who have studied for 1 year in a higher educational institution of any country);
• Students entering the Master's Program;
• Students entering PHD programs.
To apply for the scholarship, you must submit the following documents:
Letter of Motivation, include activities outside studies related to the study field in Latvia or in the home country.
Proof of education, a copy of the most recent HEI qualification and diploma supplement or a transcript of records of the last 2 study semesters
Letter of recommendation (written by a university representative/professor (to undergraduates) within the last six months);
Copy of language certificate or other document certifying the language proficiency required for studies suits as well
All documents must be in English or Latvian, or with a notarized translation. Documents must be provided in 2 copies.
Students studying full-time in English language programs are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Students can get government scholarship 2 times for full time study, candidates must have above average grades.
The total amount of the scholarship is 5,000 euros (bachelor, master) and 7,700 euros (PHD).
«achelor and Master students receive a scholarship of 500 euros per month, PHD students receive 700 euros.
The scholarship is paid for 10 months (PHD studies - 11 months). The scholarship amount fully covers the tuition fees per year and most of the living expenses.
Requirements for candidates and general information about the grant: