The Polish-American Freedom Foundation and the Leaders of Change Foundation announce an open competition for candidates from Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan to receive the Lane Kirkland Scholarship in Poland in 2020/2021. The Applications for the Kirkland Annual and Semi-Annual Programs for 2019/2020 must be submitted by March 1, 2020. The program is addressed to young leaders and professionals interested in the democracy development, market economy and civil society in countries and regions. It provides 2 semesters of study in one of 5 Polish academic centres (Warsaw, Krakow, Wroclaw, Poznan, Lublin) and at least 2 weeks of professional work in state, private and non-profit organisations.
Details for participation in the Lane Kirkland Program are available via the link: http://www.kirkland.edu.pl/kirkland2017/index.php/aktualnosci/konkursy/94-konkurs/245-ogloszenie?fbclid=IwAR3Nj_1sw56xELcUgEOyDtNGL3xitHgwbuvLct3e367q1OU
Specialities: Economics and Management, Management of a Business, Non-Profit Organisations, Culture, Environmental Protection, Health Care, Education, State Administration (Public Authorities and Self-Government), Law, Social Sciences (Social Psychology, Sociology), Political Science and International Relations, Environmental Protection, Security Issues, Crisis Management, Development Policy and Humanitarian Assistance. Financial conditions: free participation in university classes and support of a scientific supervisor, scholarship of 1600 PLN per month (for 10 months). In addition, the program provides accommodation, health insurance, payment for the trip, visas, purchase of didactic material, participation in congresses and seminars and a Polish language course.
Required Candidate Requirements:
- Citizenship and permanent residence in one of the above mentioned countries,
- Higher Education,
- under 40 years,
- Professional experience – at least 2 years,
- a break for at least 2 years from the moment of other foreign scholarship programs lasting more than 6 months.
At the moment, there are already fellows of the Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program at the Academician Stepan Demianchuk International University of Economics and Humanities: O. Kyrylovych (2008/2009) and A. Kniazevych (2019/2020)
You can contact them to find out the details of the application and the requirements for the qualification interview.