UNESCO and are inviting applications for  programme. In order to promote resource capacities in the developing Member States and to enhance friendship among peoples of the world, the Government of the Czech Republic has placed at the disposal of UNESCO three long-term fellowships for undergraduate studies (which comprises the Bachelor’s and Master’s study programmes for the year -2018) for the benefit of certain developing Member States.

Neither a citizen of the Czech Republic, nor a citizen of a Member State of the European Union, nor any other foreign national with a permanent residence permit on the territory of the Czech Republic may therefore be granted this type of .

Course Level: Government of the Czech Republic has placed at the disposal of UNESCO three long-term fellowships for undergraduate studies (which comprises the Bachelor’s and Master’s study programmes for the academic year 2018-2019) for the benefit of certain developing Member States.

Study Subject(s): In line with UNESCO and Czech Republic’s commitment to maximize capacity-building, candidates who wish to study in the fields of natural resources and environment, forestry water and landscape management, technology and environmental engineering, economics and finance would be given priority.  Note:  There is no possibility to change the field of study/study programme once the is awarded.

Scholarship Award: Facilities offered by the Government of the Czech Republic

  • Tuition is free of charge
  • A monthly allowance of 14,000 Czech Crowns (1 euro = approximately 25 crowns) for undertaking bachelor and master’s study programmes (Should this allowance be considered insufficient, the applying Member State may consider granting a partial contribution, or, the candidate may have to seek other funds from private sources to complement this allowance)
  • Accommodation at the student dormitories at reduced rates (to be paid by the fellow from the monthly allowance mentioned in (2) above)
  • Access to meals (to be paid with the monthly allowance) in the student dining halls
  • Access to discounts for urban transportation
  • The Ministry of Health provides medical to fellows.

(Note: The facilities [3] are provided under the same condition as for Czech students, i.e. at a relatively lower price.)

Facilities offered by UNESCO

  1. UNESCO will cover international travel expenses within the framework of the Fellowships Programme under the Regular Programme.  Upon selection of the candidates, UNESCO will undertake the necessary action to authorize tickets to the beneficiaries before their departure for the Czech Republic.  And,
  2. A special one-time allowance of US$200 to cover transit and other miscellaneous expenses.

Scholarship can be taken in Czech Republic


  • Requirements:  English / French

  • There is no possibility to change neither the field of study nor the study programme once the fellowship is awarded. The donor country highly recommends the following field of studies: Medicine, Natural Resources and Environment, Forestry Engineering, Tropical Agriculture, Water and Landscape Management, Environment, Ecology and Environmental Protection, Mechanical Engineering, Energy Engineering. Preference will be given to students who will take these fields of study.

Nationality: Foreign students can apply for these .

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

  • All applications should be endorsed by the relevant Government body (such as the National Commission or Permanent Delegation), must be made on a Czech fellowship application form, filled out in English in electronic form until 30 September 2017
  • The registration will be open for application until 30 September 2017 (Midnight Paris Time). After filling out the application, the candidate is requested to submit an online motivation letter and take a test.


Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 30, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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4 Responses

  1. Ngoma

    Je suis très heureux d’apprendre cette information très passionnante. Ainsi, je veux bien obtenir une bourse dans l’une des domaines précités.
    Je suis Rude Ngoma, étudiant vivant au Congo. 00242066732583/00242050280623

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    • laélie gouhouede

      Bonjour je m’appelle Thomasia gouhouede étudiante en droit vivante au Bénin et j’ai vraiment besoin de cette bourse pour m’épanouir professionnellement et subvenir aux besoins de ma famille

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  2. koukou debora

    bonjour, je suis etudiante africaine .j’ai obtenu une admission a l’université de Limoges en France et je vient vers vous sollicité une aide financiere en vue de financer mes etudes en France. merci

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  3. nzisabira

    je suis très intéressé,de cette information passionnante,je voulais besoin d’un bourse d’étude dans le domaine de ressources naturelles et environnement déjà précis. je suis nzisabara Noël finaliste du baccalauréat en sciences de l’environnement à l’UPG au Burundi.email: mugishaarnaud@gmail.com

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