Macedonian Government is offering undergraduate scholarships for foreign students to study Macedonian language. These scholarships are awarded for pursuing undergraduate programme at public Universities in the Republic of Macedonia. The application deadline is 31st May 2016.

Brief Description:  The Ministry of Education and Science of The Republic of Macedonia announces this Call for Applications for students who will study at public Universities in the Republic of Macedonia, where the teaching language is Macedonian. According to the Article 55 paragraph 1 of the Act for the Organization and Operation of the State Administration (“Official Gazette” br.58/00, 44/02, 82/08, 167/10 and 51/11), Article 49 of the Law on students  standard (“Official Gazette of the Republic of Macedonia” no. 15/13, 30/13, 120/13 and41/14) and Article 1 of the Rulebook on awarding scholarship for foreign students from nationalities which are of interest to the Republic of Macedonia  (“Official Gazette” no. 169/13).

Eligibility: As eligible for the scholarship shall be considered candidates who:
-Are currently enrolled in the final 4th year of secondary education or who possess a 4-year secondary education (high school) degree;
-Have a return airplane ticket from/to the applicant’s home country;
-Are not older than 28 years of age;
-Have a good knowledge of the English language.

Award Includes: The scholarship provides for:
-tuition fees, in full;
-visa and residence permit fees
-return air fare from the applicant’s home country;
-accommodation and food (full board) in the University dorms;
-additional monthly allowance of 5000 MKD (approximately 120 USD);
-Free intensive course for learning Macedonian.

Study Program: Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate degree at public Universities in the Republic of Macedonia.

Study Major: Scholarships are awarded to study Macedonian language.

Host Organization: Public Universities in the Republic of Macedonia

Number of Awards: Not Known

National/International Students: Students from the following countries (People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria,United States of America, Republic of Angola,Republic of Armenia, United Arab Emirates,Republic of Azerbaijan, Barbados,Republic of Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federative Republic of Brazil, Republic of Burundi,Kingdom of Cambodia,Republic of Cameroon, Republic of Chad, People’s Republic of China, Republic of Cyprus, Republic of Croatia,Czech Republic, Denmark, Arab Republic of Egypt, Republic of Estonia, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia,Republic of Fiji, Republic of Finland, Gabonese Republic,Georgia,Republic of Ghana,Hellenic Republic,Republic of Hungary,Republic of India, Republic of Indonesia,State of Israel, Republic of Iraq, Japan, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Republic of Kazakhstan,State of Kuwait,Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Republic of Latvia, Lebanese Republic,Libya,Republic of Lithuania,Malaysia, Republic of Mali,United Mexican States,Republic of Moldova,Mongolia,Kingdom of Morocco,Republic of Namibia, Kingdom of Norway,Sultanate of Oman,Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Palestine,Republic of Philippines, Republic of Poland, Portugal,State of Qatar,Romania, Russian Federation,Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Republic of Slovenia,Kingdom of Spain, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Republic of Sudan, Kingdom of Sweden,Republic of  Tajikistan, United Republic of  Tanzania, Kingdom of Thailand,Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Republic of Uganda,Ukraine,Republic of Uzbekistan, Socialist Republic of Vietnam,Republic of Zambia and Organization of American States) can apply for these scholarships.

Governing Body: Macedonian Government

Application Procedure: Candidates should submit their application together with all supporting documents via post.

Submission Deadline: The application deadline is 31st May 2016.

For more details visit the official site.