Scholarships

Vytautas Magnus University is seeking intelligent, talented and ambitious people who view themselves as citizens of the world.

For Prospective StudentsState ScholarshipsFor VMU Students

These scholarships cover full tuition fee for one semester, one year or entire study period at VMU.

Required application documents

  1. Filled-in Scholarship Application form
  2. High School or Bachelor degree diploma and its supplements (transcript of records) in the original language and translated into English. These documents must either (a) approved by the Apostille – for citizens of countries acceding to the 1961 Hague Convention.
  3. Copy of Letter of Acceptance issued of Vytautas Magnus University.
  4. Essay
  5. Copy of passport or other document of identification (note: passport should be valid at least until 2023).
  6. Proof of English proficiency. Minimum requirements: TOEFL 87 iBT / 534 PBT, IELTS 6, level B2; or an official document from an official institution showing you had courses in English or studied English language.
  7. Documents (scanned copies) certifying the results of their scientific (art) production and (or) other scholarly activity if any.

Scanned copies of application documents have to be sent by e-mail to VMU International Cooperation Department (studies@vdu.lt).

Application deadline for the newly accepted student is December 14, 2020.

You are eligible for a Vytautas Magnus University Scholarship if you:

  • Meet the University’s academic requirements and your Grade Point Average (GPA) is not lover than 8 out of 10.
  • Meet English language entry requirement.
  • Hold an offer for a full time Bachelor or Master Programme at Vytautas Magnus University or fulfill the access requirements foreseen for the chosen degree programme.

The selection committee will select candidates on the basis of the main criteria enumerated above. Priority will be given to the students with the higher than B2 English Language knowledge, having results of their scientific (art) production and (or) other scholarly activity.

Selected newly accepted candidates will be informed individually on December 21, 2020.

  • Candidates are responsible for submitting a complete application.
    Vytautas Magnus University shall not be held responsible for late and / or incomplete applications.
  • If the student for any reason terminates the study programme without obtaining the degree, he or she will have to fully reimburse the awarded scholarship to the university.
  • Scholarship does not apply for Master degree programmes ”Sociolinguistics and Multilingualism” and “Sports Business Management”.

The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport 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.

The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania takes pleasure in offering Lithuanian state scholarships for Short-term studies (1-2 semesters) for candidates who are students of higher education institutions of the following countries:

  • The Eastern Partnership countries: Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia.
  • ASEM countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, the Philippines, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Cambodia, China, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.
  • Lithuania priority export market countries: Sweden, Germany, Norway, Finland, the United Kingdom, France, Poland, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, Latvia, Estonia, the USA, Israel.

For more information visit the website of the Education Exchanges Support Foundation.

The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania takes pleasure in offering Lithuanian state scholarships for Lithuanian Short-term studies (1-2 semesters).

Scholarships are offered for candidates who are:

  • students, lecturers or researchers (researchers in linguistics or philology only) of higher education and research institutions of all countries of the world;
  • foreigners of Lithuanian origin of all countries of the world.

For more information visit the website of the Education Exchanges Support Foundation.


These scholarships cover full tuition fee for one semester, one year or entire study period at VMU.

Required application documents

  1. Filled-in Scholarship Application form
  2. Essay
  3. Copy of passport or other document of identification (note: passport should be valid at least until October, 2023).
  4. Proof of English proficiency. Minimum requirements: TOEFL 87 iBT / 534 PBT, IELTS 6, level B2; or an official document from an official institution showing you had courses in English or studied English language.
  5. Documents (scanned copies) certifying the results of their scientific (art) production and (or) other scholarly activity if any.

Scanned copies of application documents have to be sent by e-mail to VMU International Cooperation Department (studies@vdu.lt).

Application Deadline

Application deadline for enrolled (2nd and higher year students) is September 10, 2020.

Eligibility:

You are eligible for a Vytautas Magnus University Scholarship if you:

  • Meet the University’s academic requirements and your Grade Point Average (GPA) is not lover than 8 out of 10.
  • Meet English language entry requirement.
  • You are Vytautas Magnus University full time degree (Bachelor or Master) student.

Selection Process

The selection committee will select candidates on the basis of the main criteria enumerated above. Priority will be given to the students with the higher than B2 English Language knowledge, having results of their scientific (art) production and (or) other scholarly activity.

Enrolled students will be informed about the Scholarship results until September 30, 2020.

Disclaimer

  • Candidates are responsible for submitting a complete application.
  • Vytautas Magnus University shall not be held responsible for late and / or incomplete applications.
  • If the student for any reason terminates the study programme without obtaining the degree, he or she will have to fully reimburse the awarded scholarship to the university.
  • Scholarship does not apply for Master degree programmes ”Sociolinguistics and Multilingualism” and “Sports Business Management”.

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.

Types  of Scholarships:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Scholarship Award Procedures regulates the size of scholarships, distribution of funds, award and payment procedures to students of all modes and cycles of study.

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Contacts

  • Vytautas Magnus University
  • International Cooperation Department
  • Address:
    V. Putvinskio st. 23, room 212
  • Mailing Address:
    K. Donelaičio st. 58, LT-44248 Kaunas, Lithuania
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