Situated in Eastern Europe, Belarus was previously a part of the Soviet Union. The country has breathtaking landscapes, rich history and culture, and a welcoming environment. Students who are dreaming of studying in Europe and are looking for an affordable option, Belarus is the place where they should go for study. Belarus is one of the most attractive study destinations among international students.
List of Scholarships offered in Belarus Universities and Colleges
Many of the higher educational institutions of Belarus are in Minsk, the capital of Belarus. There are 48 universities in Belarus, some of which have been regarded as the finest in the world. In this article, we have put together a list of the best scholarships available in Belarus. Along with providing scholarships, Belarus also offers work/job opportunities to its students. Here are some scholarships in Belarus that you can apply to.
- DAAD – Bilateral Academic Exchange:
This scholarship is meant to strengthen research ties between Germany and Foreign countries. The awardees need to be German scientists who must be pursuing their doctorate in a German university. The awardees will be sent to a foreign research institution for research purposes for a period of 14 days to three months. The countries affiliated are EU countries, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, etc.
- Erasmus Mundus:
Under Erasmus Mundus “Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine – Mobilities for Innovation and Development (BMU-MID)” international students will be able to carry out research at Belarusian State University. This program is offered at undergraduate and graduate levels. The grantees will get hostel/apartment accommodation, tuition fees, travel allowance, medical allowance, etc.
- DAAD – Scholarship in Belarus:
DAAD is offering German scholars and researchers to research a foreign partner country (Belarus being one of those partner countries). Academics from the partner countries will also be able to research in a German institution. The grantees will get research stays at one of the state-recognized institutions. They will be funded for 1-3 months and will get a monthly stipend and travel allowance.
- Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno Scholarships:
The Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno is offering discounts to early applicants of undergraduate and master’s programs. These discounts will be provided on the tuition fee. The students who will pay their tuition fee early will get these discounts. The earlier you pay the more discounts you get. The applicants from the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan will get a discount of 30% on tuition fees.
- International Research and Exchanges Board Fellowship in Belarus:
Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Fellowships are aimed toward those postgraduates who want to conduct a research study in Belarus in the fields of Foreign Policy or International Affairs. The funding will be from two to nine months during which the awardees will get a monthly stipend (to cover accommodation and living expenses), visa assistance, and ticket for one time international transportation.
- Fulbright Scholarships for Belarus:
Fulbright scholarship committee gives scholarships generously and more freely to students who aim toward countries that are not highly in demand by international students such as Belarus and some other countries in Eastern Europe. For American students, the Fulbright program is offering funding for a full year of study in a partnered institution in Belarus. The grant involves monthly stipend, research awards, travel allowances, tuition fee waivers, etc.