Scholarships

Vytautas Magnus University is seeking ambitious, intelligent, and talented students and offers them various scholarship opportunities for full-time Bachelor´s and Master´s degree studies.

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Type of scholarship: 15 % of tuition fee waiver for the entire study period of Master‘s degree programme taught in English.
Additional application for scholarship is not required.

Disclaimer

The scholarship does not apply for applicants of Master´s degree program ”Business and Entrepreneurship (online programme)”

Type of scholarship: 15 % of a tuition fee waiver for the entire study period of full-time Bachelor‘s and Master‘s degree study programme taught in English.

An additional application for the scholarship is not required. Please mention this information in the application form while applying to Bachelor‘s or Master‘s degree programme online.

Disclaimer

The scholarship does not apply for applicants of Master´s degree program ”Business and Entrepreneurship (online programme)”

  • Eastern Partnership countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine.
  • Central Asia countries: Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
  • Southern Asia countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam.
  • All countries of Central and South America.
  • Middle East countries: Egypt, Turkey.
  • European Union and European Economic Area countries.

Type of scholarship: tuition fee waiver 25%, 50%, 75%, or 100% for the entire study period of a full-time Bachelor´s and Master’s degree programme taught in English.

Required application documents:

  1. Copy of Letter of Acceptance or Letter of Conditional Acceptance issued by Vytautas Magnus University.
  2. Proof of English proficiency. Minimum requirements: B2 level (TOEFL 87-109 iBT/534-633 PBT, IELTS 5-6,5, Cambridge English First (FCE), BEC Vantage, Michigan ECCE, PTE General Level 3, TOEIC Listening & Reading 785, TOEIC Speaking & Writing 310, Duolingo 100-115) if the applicant is not a native speaker and/or had not received education in English.
  3. Documents (scanned copies) certifying the results of applicants' scientific (art) production and (or) other scholarly activity if any.
  4. Motivation letter (reasons why you should be awarded a scholarship, from 400 to 600 words).

Application:

Applicants are required to fill in the application form Scholarship Application Form for Prospective Degree Students and attach to the application form the required application documents online https://epasirasymas.vdu.lt/ Application will be opened from November 10, 2021.

Steps:

  1. https://epasirasymas.vdu.lt/ create a new account entering a Personal ID Number (or Passport Number for Non-European Union Citizens) and a password.
  2. Click on New application (upper left corner of the page).
  3. Choose the application form Scholarship Application Form for Prospective Degree Students, fill it, attach required documents, and submit it.

Application Deadlines:

The scholarship application deadline for newly accepted students is December 10, 2021.

Eligibility:

You are eligible for Vytautas Magnus University Scholarship if you:

  • Meet the University’s academic requirements (Admission score - not lower than 8,5) and your Grade Point Average (GPA) is not lover than 8 out of 10.
  • Meet English language entry requirements.
  • Hold an offer (Letter of Acceptance/Letter of Conditional Acceptance) for a full-time Bachelor´s or Master´s Degree Programme at Vytautas Magnus University.

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, higher admission score, having results of their scientific (art) production and (or) other scholarly activity.

Selected newly accepted candidates will be informed individually by December 22, 2021.

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.
  • The scholarship does not apply for applicants of Master´s degree program ”Business and Entrepreneurship (online programme)”

Type of scholarship: tuition fee waiver 25%, 50%, 75%, or 100% for the entire study period of a full-time Bachelor´s and Master’s degree programme taught in English.

Required application documents:

  1. Proof of Lithuanian origin: copy of passport or a certificate or other document proving his/her Lithuanian origin.
  2. Copy of Letter of Acceptance or Letter of Conditional Acceptance issued by Vytautas Magnus University.
  3. Proof of English. Minimum requirements: B2 level (TOEFL 87-109 iBT/534-633 PBT, IELTS 5-6,5, Cambridge English First (FCE), BEC Vantage, Michigan ECCE, PTE General Level 3, TOEIC Listening & Reading 785, TOEIC Speaking & Writing 310, Duolingo 100-115) if the applicant is not a native speaker and/or had not received education in English.
  4. Documents (scanned copies) certifying the results of applicants' scientific (art) production and (or) other scholarly activity if any.
  5. Motivation letter (reasons why you should be awarded with a scholarship, from 400 to 600 words)

Application:

Applicants are required to fill in the application form Scholarship Application Form for Prospective Degree Students and attach to the application form the required application documents online https://epasirasymas.vdu.lt/ Application will be opened from November 10, 2021.

Steps:

  1. https://epasirasymas.vdu.lt/ create a new account entering a Personal ID Number (or Passport Number for Non-European Union Citizens) and a password.
  2. Click on New application (upper left corner of the page).
  3. Choose application form Scholarship Application Form for Prospective Degree Students, fill it, attach required documents, and submit it.

Application Deadlines:

The scholarship application deadline for newly accepted students is December 10, 2021.

 

Eligibility:

You are eligible for Vytautas Magnus University Scholarship if you:

  • Meet the University’s academic requirements (Admission score - not lower than 8,5) and your Grade Point Average (GPA) is not lover than 8 out of 10.
  • Meet English language entry requirements.
  • Hold an offer (Letter of Acceptance/ Letter of Conditional Acceptance) for a full-time Bachelor´s or Master´s Degree Programme at Vytautas Magnus University.

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, higher admission score, having results of their scientific (art) production and (or) other scholarly activity.

Selected newly accepted candidates will be informed individually by December 22, 2021.

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.
  • The scholarship does not apply for applicants of Master´s degree program ”Business and Entrepreneurship (online programme)”

Type of scholarship: tuition fee waiver 25%, 50%, 75%, or 100% for the first study year of full-time Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programme taught in English.

Required application documents:

  1. Copy of Letter of Acceptance or Letter of Conditional Acceptance issued by Vytautas Magnus University.
  2. Proof of English proficiency. Minimum requirements: B2 level (TOEFL 87-109 iBT/534-633 PBT, IELTS 5-6,5, Cambridge English First (FCE), BEC Vantage, Michigan ECCE, PTE General Level 3, TOEIC Listening & Reading 785, TOEIC Speaking & Writing 310, Duolingo 100 - 115) if the applicant is not a native speaker and/or had not received education in English.
  3. Documents (scanned copies) certifying the results of applicants' scientific (art) production and (or) other scholarly activity if any.
  4. Motivation letter (reasons why you should be awarded with a scholarship, from 400 to 600 words).

Application:

Applicants are required to fill in the application form Scholarship Application Form for Prospective Degree Students and attach to the application form the required application documents online https://epasirasymas.vdu.lt/ Application will be opened from November 10, 2021.

Steps:

  1. https://epasirasymas.vdu.lt/ create a new account entering a Personal ID Number (or Passport Number for Non-European Union Citizens) and a password.
  2. Click on New application (upper left corner of the page);
  3. Choose application form Scholarship Application Form for Prospective Degree Students, fill it, attach required documents, and submit it.

 

Application Deadlines:

The scholarship application deadline for newly accepted students is December 10, 2021.

Eligibility:

You are eligible for Vytautas Magnus University Scholarship if you:

  • Meet the University’s academic requirements (Admission score - not lower than 8,5) and your Grade Point Average (GPA) is not lover than 8 out of 10.
  • Meet English language entry requirements.
  • Hold an offer (Letter of Acceptance/ Letter of Conditional Acceptance) for a full-time Bachelor´s or Master´s Degree Programme at Vytautas Magnus University.

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, higher admission score, having results of their scientific (art) production and (or) other scholarly activity.

Selected newly accepted candidates will be informed individually by December 22, 2021.

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.
  • The scholarship does not apply for applicants of Master´s degree program ”Business and Entrepreneurship (online programme)”


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.

Note: Scholarship application for academic year 2021-2022 is closed.

Vytautas Magnus University fosters ambitious and motivated international full-time degree students and opens applications for scholarships.

Type of scholarship: tuition fee waiver 25%, 50%, 75%, or 100% for the academic year 2021-2022 of full-time Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programme taught in English.

Total number of scholarships: 10

Required application documents:

  1. Motivation letter (reasons why you should be awarded a scholarship, from 400 to 600 words).
  2. Documents (scanned copies) certifying the results of their scientific (art) production and (or) other scholarly activity if any.
  3. Letter of Recommendation from your faculty at Vytautas Magnus University.

Application

Students are required to fill in the application form Scholarship Application Form for VMU International Full-time Degree Students and attach the required application documents online at https://epasirasymas.vdu.lt/

Please enter your account details (username and password).

Application Deadlines

The scholarship application deadline is September 5, 2021.

Eligibility

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

  • are Vytautas Magnus University international full-time degree (Bachelor or Master) student.
  • while applying to Vytautas Magnus university were not provided with a full or partial scholarship covering tuition fees for the entire study period.
  • to meet the University’s academic requirements and your Grade Point Average (GPA) is not lover than 8 out of 10 of two semesters. Note: For students who started their studies in Spring semester Grade Point Average (GPA) is not lover than 8 out of 10 of the previous semester.
  • do not have any academic debts.

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 higher GPA, having results of their scientific (art) production and (or) other scholarly activity.

Students will be informed about the Scholarship results by September 25, 2021.

Disclaimer

  • Candidates are responsible for submitting a complete application.
  • Vytautas Magnus University shall not be held responsible for late and/or incomplete applications.
  • The scholarship shall be awarded for the academic year 2021-2022.
  • The scholarship shall be terminated if:

A student has academic debts at VMU  during the academic year 2021-2022;

Student violates VMU Statute, Study Regulations, Code of Ethics.

  • If a student terminates studies by preference (excluding academic leave) or studies were terminated according to the order determined by VMU, the student shall fully reimburse the awarded scholarship to the university.
  • The scholarship does not apply for students of Master´s degree programs ”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:

  • 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.

Contacts for more information:

The details of the procedure for encouragement, one-time, mobility program and other scholarships and the eligibility requirements for these scholarships can be found in the Study Regulations of the University.

Encouragement Scholarships shall be paid to the best students of full-time studies, part-time studies in academies that base their activities on sui iuris rights, in the first-cycle, second-cycle, integrated and professional study programs who are studying in state funded or state nonfunded positions, who do not have academic debts and whose number of credits of the last semester meets the minimum requirements set in the Study Regulations of the University.

One-time scholarships may be awarded to students of all study modes and cycles regardless of their tuition payment form.

Mobility program scholarship may be awarded to students coming from a higher education institution abroad to study if the scholarship payment is indicated in the cooperation agreement between the universities. Also, shall be paid to students who leave for partial studies, practice, internships, or other study related purposes to foreign institutions of higher education or other institutions.

Other scholarship. According to the procedures determined by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, students may be awarded a Special Program Scholarship from program competitive scientific research fund assets for a well-defined project or program research results and achievements in the areas of education and science.

Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) launches an open competition for university fee exemptions at the beginning of each semester. The purpose of the competition is to achieve the mission of socially responsible university by reducing social exclusion, creating appropriate financial conditions for VMU students to be accommodated and (or) study (taking into account different social (material) situations, study results and (or) accommodation in the dormitory).

University fee exemptions for student may be granted at a rate of up to 100 % to cover:

TUITION FEES, and this exemption may be granted for students of a full-time bachelor, master, or integrated studies:

  • who are currently in a difficult social (material) situation
  • whose grades (taking into account credits) average for the last examination session is not lower than 8 (eight)

ACCOMMODATION FEES, and this exemption may be granted for students of a full-time bachelor, master, PhD, or integrated studies, who are currently living in the dormitory of VMU and who have concluded Agreement for Accommodation, which is valid until June 30th, 2021, based on:

  • social (material) situation
  • dormitory and room type, where student is being accommodated (NOTE: students, who are currently living in a single-bed room of the dormitory cannot be awarded accommodation fee exemption)

University fee exemptions through the open competition may be awarded as a matter of priority, by taking account social (material) status, for:

  • orphans, students who were granted custody or guardianship until adulthood or who have lost both of their parents (both of the parents have passed away)
  • students with disabilities
  • students from the families with large number of children (there are four or more children in the family, who are currently students, school pupil or minors, and who are not older than 24 years)

Given the social (material) status, students must provide following documents for the competition:

  • orphans: original documents of the death certificates of your mother and father, with official translations to Lithuanian, English or Russian languages with the translator’s stamp attached
  • students with disabilities: original document, which proves your disability with official translations to Lithuanian, English or Russian languages with the translator’s stamp attached
  • students from the families with large number of children:
    • original certificate of family composition with official translations to Lithuanian, English or Russian languages with the translator’s stamp attached
    • original documents / certificates which proves age of your brothers and sisters with official translations to Lithuanian, English or Russian languages with the translator’s stamp attached

At the beginning of each semester students who are willing to apply for free exemptions, has to complete an electronic application form and submit (upload) documents, which proves social (material) status of the family, together with official translations to Lithuanian, English or Russian languages with the translator’s stamps attached. For information on tuition or accommodation fee exemptions, follow the news.

Tuition fee and accommodation fees exemptions shall be awarded by taking into account all the support granted for the student by VMU, awarded scholarships, granted exemptions and (or) size of the fees paid for the University and given the support and (or) scholarships awarded from the State budget funds, private legal or natural persons.

Student centre (Student Affairs Department)

Address S. Daukanto str. 27-206, 44249 Kaunas

Phone (8 37) 751 175

Email studentas@vdu.lt

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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