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The Scholarship
of the Jagiellonian University

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The idea and most important information regarding the Scholarship

The idea

The aim of the Scholarship is to look for the most talented young people whose various talents go beyond the rigid assessment frameworks and encourage their further development with respect to their creative freedom and individualism so that they join the group of the most remarkable graduates of their Alma Mater.

The Scholarship of the Jagiellonian University is a great honour. Only remarkable and talented people who would like to undertake studies at out university. It is to encourage the most talented people to pursue their passions and plans as well as develop various talents with respect to the freedom of creativity and research and with a significant funding and institutional support.

Who can apply for the Scholarship?

The Scholarship is dedicated to talented pupils or graduates of Polish and foreign high schools as well as outstanding students who would like to undertake studies at the JU in the chosen major (except the majors from the JU Medical College) and meet the following criteria:

  1. graduation from the school that issued the certificate or other document entitling to apply for studies in Poland less than 3 years before the announcement of the scholarship contest or are pupils of the school during the announcement of the scholarship contest,
  2. conducting research, having exceptional school results or have outstanding scientific or artistic achievements.

The amount of the scholarship is PLN 2,000 per month and is granted for the whole period (not more than 5 years) of first-cycle, second-cycle and long-cycle programme in the chosen major at the Jagiellonian University.

How to apply?

The contest consists of two stages:

  • in the first stage one is obliged to fill-in an electronic form and submit data presenting the candidate, his/hers achievements, interests and planned development path in the form of: a short description, a multimedia presentation, a video or other form chosen by the candidate. The Applications shall be verified by The Jury of the Scholarship of the Jagiellonian University which shall qualify maximum 20 participants of the contest
  • the second stage consists of interviews, conducted by the Jury, with participants chosen in the first stage that are to check candidates’ predispositions to undertake studies and identify their achievements, knowledge and interests.

The most important information:

Type of the scholarship for exceptional school results or outstanding scientific or artistic achievements
Amount of the scholarship PLN 2,000 per month and is granted for the whole period (not more than 5 years) of first-cycle, second-cycle and long-cycle programme in the chosen major at the Jagiellonian University
Deadlines for submitting applications every year from 1st February until 15 March
Maximum number of scholarship holders 7
Determining authority The Jury of the Scholarship of the Jagiellonian University
Additional benefits
  • maximum qualify result during the admission in the chosen major
  • ability to study according to an individual study plan
  • guaranteed place in a dormitory during the scholarship payment period paid by the student according to general rules determined by the JU
  • a supervision of a JU’s employee designated by the Rector of the JU during the scholarship payment period