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Admissions open for Poland’s Ignacy Łukasiewicz Scholarship 2018

Poland, home of the famous scientist Nicolaus Copernicus, is not only beautiful, peaceful but also rich in tradition of education. -- Photo

Online applications for the 2018 Ignacy Łukasiewicz Scholarship Programme are available from March 12 to May 11 on the website

Ignacy Łukasiewicz Scholarship Programme is offered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange. The scholarship is aimed at supporting the socio-economic growth of developing countries by raising the level of knowledge and education of their citizens. The patron of the programme is Ignacy Lukasiewicz, an outstanding Polish inventor, pharmacist, pioneer of the oil industry and creator of the kerosene lamp.

Sixty scholarships for a master’s degree, including tuition fee and monthly grants, will be offered to 60 students from Angola, Chile, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, Palestine, Peru, the Republic of South Africa, the Philippines, Senegal, Tanzania and Việt Nam. Students may apply for the scholarship in the fields of natural sciences, technical sciences, agriculture, forestry or veterinary sciences.

Over the past three years, up to 15 Vietnamese students have received the scholarship.

Poland, home to the famous scientist Nicolaus Copernicus, is not only beautiful and peaceful but is also rich in education. In recent years, students have flocked to the universities in Poland because of their high-quality of education, which combines tradition and modernity, and relatively low cost of studying and living compared to other European countries. Many cities in Poland have the lowest cost of living in Europe, although the quality of life is high.

For more information on the scholarship, visit the website of the Polish Embassy in Hà Nội: — VNS

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