30 April 2019



(Fully Funded)


UNESCO Poland Fellowship Program 2019

Applications are invited to Apply for the UNESCO Poland Fellowship Program 2019. The UNESCO Poland Fellowship Program is a Fully Funded cultural exchange programs for All the International Students with all expenses paid. BS or MSc or MS Students From Africa State, Arab States, Asia & Pacific, Latin America & the Carribean, Europe can apply.

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The aim of the UNESCO international cultural exchange program is to bring students from diverse backgrounds & from different parts of the world to enhance the capacity-building and human resources development in the area of Science, Technology and Engineering Education Etc. It’s Not Necessary that you should have a background related to these fields. UNESCO Highly Encouraged Students & Youth from Developing Countries.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering and Transport
  • Earth Science and the Environment
  • Environmental Engineering, Mining and Energy
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Sociological Sciences

Required Languages


Eligible Countries

Iraq , Syria

Program Period

6 Months

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • A holder of at least a BS, BSc Degree or MS, MSc.
  • Proficient in the English language
  • Fellowships are granted only to persons in good health who are not over 45 years of age. Exceptions may be considered when a case can be made.
  • Candidatures should be submitted by the invited Member State
  • Youth & Students from developing Countries are Strongly Encouraged.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

Facilities offered by Polish Authorities

  • Free tuition and access to the university facilities based on the local regulations.

  •  Monthly allowance of 1600 PLN (1 EUR = approximately 4,0 PLN) corresponding to the salary of a local junior research fellow and;A one-time special allowance of 1600 PLN to be paid upon arrival in Poland, this sum will cover different activities related to your stay in Krakow, such as an obligatory medical check-up upon arrival (in accordance with the internal regulations for all students); cultural, historical and/or touristic visits, conferences, workshops, and seminars related to your studies.

  • At the end of the research studies, the beneficiaries will receive a certificate attesting to their attendance at the host institution, this certificate will be given after receipt of the requested reports and financial clearance from the Institution.


Facilities offered by UNESCO

  • International travel expenses: (by the most direct, economical route) from the beneficiary’s country to and from Poland will be covered by UNESCO under its Regular Programme Budget.
  • Health insurance for fellowship beneficiaries who are declared medically fit: UNESCO fellowship holders may be covered by a health insurance policy, taken-out by the Organization for the duration of fellowship. The costs of this health insurance is subscribed to and covered by UNESCO on behalf of awarded fellows.

How to Apply

First Step: Complete an Online Application Form.

Applications should have imperatively the following attachments in DUPLICATE:

  • UNESCO fellowships application forms, including medical certificate, ALL four (4) pages duly completed in English using capital letter (illegible documents will be eliminated from the procedure, hand writing form must include capital letter only);
  • Two photographs attached to the applications (4×6 cm);
  • Certified copies (in English) of Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree/ PhD obtained; and,
  •  UNESCO certificate of language knowledge, duly completed by a relevant authority, if the mother tongue of the candidate is not English.
  • Two letters of recommendation from someone related to the candidate’s work, as well confirming the candidate’s qualifications.

Second Step:

  •  Original applications in duplicate must be channelled through the National Commission for UNESCO of the candidate’s country and communicated to Mr Stoyan Bantchev, Chief, Participation programme and Fellowships Section to UNESCO mailing address.
  • An advance copy of the application should be sent by e-mail
  • mail unesco4(at) and d.bianchi(at)
  • The endorsed candidates should register themselves to the Fellowship e-registration system available on this page

Third Step:

  • Only the selected candidates will receive a letter through their respective National Commissions for UNESCO.
  • The medical examination is undertaken and submitted ONLY once the candidate is informed by UNESCO of her/his selection.


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This Scholarship Published by:
Youmna Atef/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Hend Younis/ Egypt 
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