SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - Tertiary Education



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Dear Roma students,

Please be informed that from 8th of April, 2016, the REF’s tertiary education Scholarship Program (REF SP) has launched the scholarship competition for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The Online Application System is now open for LHP, RMUSP and RHSP applications.

We look forward to receiving your applications.

REF SP Team


The REF Scholarship Program (REF SP) offers merit-based open competition academic scholarships for Roma students pursuing Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate degrees at state-accredited universities in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey and Ukraine.


In order to assist the interested candidates to successfully complete and submit their Online Application Form (OAF), REF SP provides scholarship scheme-specific information and application guidelines, as indicated below.

REF SP scholarship schemes available:

  • Roma Memorial University Scholarship Program (RMUSP);
  • Law and Humanities Program (LHP);
  • Roma Health Scholarship Program (RHSP);
  • Roma International Scholar Program (RISP).

DEADLINES                                                                                             

RMUSP

  • Deadline for Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Kosovo: 11th May, 2016.
  • Deadline for Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Turkey: 13th May, 2016.

LHP (Moldova, Russia, Ukraine)
Deadline: 16th May, 2016.

RHSP (Bulgaria, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia)
Deadline: 11th May, 2016.

RISP
Deadline: 25th July 2016

Note: scholarship beneficiaries for the ongoing academic year 2015-16 are eligible for further complementary support as indicated below.



REF SP APPLICATION GUIDELINES                                                                      

Important: Applicants are strongly advised to read carefully the scholarship schemes’ specific application guidelines, in order to be able to understand the requirements and ensure successful compliance and completion of their online application form (OAF).
Please contact the Country Coordinator only in case you require clarifications that are not found in the guidelines.

ROMA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (RMUSP) – Application Guidelines for 2016-2017 academic year are available here

  • Professional Development Fund (PDF) - guidelines for 2015-2016 academic year and offline application form are available here

LAW AND HUMANITIES PROGRAM (LHP) – Application Guidelines for 2016-2017 academic year are available here

  • Professional Development Fund (PDF) - guidelines for 2015-2016 academic year are available here
  • Language Courses Grants - guidelines for 2015-2016 academic year are available here
  • NEW:Small-Scale Projects Grants - guidelines for 2015-2016 academic year (also for former beneficiaries) will be posted here
  • NEW:International Internships Grants - guidelines for 2015-2016 academic year (also for former beneficiaries) ) will be posted here 

ROMA HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (RHSP) – Application Guidelines for 2016-2017 academic year are available here

  • Additional components - guidelines for 2015-2016 academic year and offline application forms are available here
  • Small-Scale Project Grants – guideline and the offline application and report form for 2015-2016 academic year (also for former beneficiaries) here

NEW: ROMA INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR PROGRAM (RISP) – Application Guidelines for 2016-2017 academic year is avaliable here. Please note that RISP Guidelines will be available ONLY in English language.



Lists of REF SP beneficiaries for past scholarship cycles are available here.