VMU Scholarships for degree studies
Vytautas Magnus University is seeking intelligent, talented and ambitious people who view themselves as citizens of the world. Each year university offers scholarships to prospective bachelor’s or master’s degree students.
These scholarships cover full tuition fee for one semester, one year or entire study period at VMU
Application deadline for 2017 Autumn semester is July 1, 2017.
The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania takes pleasure in offering Lithuanian state scholarships for full-time Master degree studies for nationals of the Republic of Ukraine, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Georgia, the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Moldova, Japan, the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, the State of Israel as well as foreigners of Lithuanian origin to study at Lithuanian higher education institutions. The scholarships are intended for full-time Master’s degree studies in Lithuania.
For more information visit the website of the Education Exchanges Support Foundation.
Other VMU Scholarships
Vytautas Magnus University, after cooperating with VMU Student Representative Council, grants all the scholarships and financial support from the VMU scholarship fund, consisting of encouragement scholarships fund and other funds dedicated to student support for the most promising students. They have the right to get scholarships of several types at the same time. The awarding and payment of all scholarships to full-time VMU students are regulated are regulated by the following documents:
- Scholarship for Lithuanian Diaspora – award and payment to descendants of Lithuanian exiles and foreigners of Lithuanian descent who lived abroad for no less than three years and upon their arrival to the Republic of Lithuania started studying at a not lower than the eighth grade and have been admitted to the University’s study programs since 2013.
- Exchange Programmes’ Scholarships – award and disbursement to VMU students of all modes who visit foreign higher education institutions on the basis of bilateral agreements or other exchange programmes in which Vytautas Magnus University takes place.
- Nominal Honorary Scholarship is awarded annually to the best VMU students whose achievements in scientific, art, creative, sports and (or) social activities represent the University to Lithuania and the world.
- Doctoral Scholarship – award and payment to third-cycle students admitted to the University funded study positions or to doctoral students from other Lithuanian or foreign scientific or educational institutions with a visiting student status.
- The special VMU Lithuanian Language Studies Scholarship is offered to participants of Lithuanian Language and Culture Summer Course or persons enrolled for Lithuanian studies.
- Student Encouragement, Support and Allowance Award Procedures regulates Vytautas Magnus University system of student support, allowance award and encouragement scholarship provision.
- Scholarship Award Procedures regulates the size of scholarships, distribution of funds, award and payment procedures to students of all modes and cycles of study.
Scholarship funds established by sponsors of the University
By the incomes from private or legal persons, who provide funds for students’ financial support, students are provided scholarships. They are provided according to agreements with parties and if agreements have not determined the procedure of provision, than it is established together with VMU Student Representative Council.
- A. and R. Gaška support fund;
- Nominal grant of Academic Credit Union;
- A. Smetona fund;
- C. M. Gruodis support fund;
- „Hermis-capital“ fund;
- J. Čepinskis nominal scholarship;
- J. Smilgevičius nominal scholarship;
- V. Jankūnaitė nominal scholarship;
- V. Jurgutis nominal scholarship;
- V. Kuprevičius nominal scholarship;
- Liūtas and Francoise Mockūnas nominal scholarship;
- Nordia Baublys & Partners nominal one-year-scholarship;
- St. Petersburgo (Florida) Lithuanian community scholarship;
- S. Lozoraitis fund;
- Šiauliai bank nominal scholarship;
- „Thermo Fisher Scientific“ Vilnius department nominal scholarship;
- Vydūnas fund (Chicago) Bronius Kviklis nominal scholarship;
- VMU Honorary Doctor Bronius Vaškelis nominal scholarship;
- VMU visiting lecturer prof. J. S. Gordon scholarship.