Closed/Expired: Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program 2018

Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program 2018

The Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program is addressed to young leaders, holding Master’s (or equivalent) university degrees, who are determined to be actively involved in the development of democracy, economy and civil society in their countries and the region. The Polish-American Foundation’s goal is to support the development of civil society, democracy and market economy in Poland.The program includes two semesters of study at Polish universities (in Warszawa, Kraków, Wrocław, Poznań and Lublin) and two or more weeks professional internships in public and private institutions.The candidates who are planning to return to their countries of origin after the scholarship program for the purpose of implementing the newly acquired knowledge therein are welcome to submit their applications. The program is awarded in the following fields:

  • Economics and management
  • Administration/management (business, NGO, culture, environmental protection, healthcare, education)
  • Public administration (government and local government)
  • Law
  • Social science (Social Psychology, Sociology)
  • Political science and international relations
  • Journalism
  • Development policy and Humanitarian Aid

Awards:- The program will cover the followings:

  • Monthly stipend paid to Kirkland grantees for nine months: 1800 PLN/month.
  • Free of charge access to academic courses are free of charge
  • In addition, the Program administrator provides the following (worth approx. 4200 PLN/month):
  • Accommodation in Poland during nine months
  • Health insurance for medical outpatient care, treatment costs in case of emergency and civil liability insurance
  • One return ticket to Poland (up to agreed amount)
  • -Public transportation cards;
  • Visa costs
  • Research materials (up to 2700/year)
  • Participation in the orientation program and grantees conventions,
  • Polish language course (October- May).

Deadline:- 01-03-2018

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