UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Engineering Fellowship Programme 2023/2024

UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Engineering Fellowship Programme 2023/2024

UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Engineering Fellowship Programme 2023/2024

Apply for the UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Engineering Fellowship Programme 2023/2024 on Trueport your best worldwide scholarship website on the internet. With a view to promoting human resource capacities in science and engineering in developing countries and to enhance international understanding and friendship among peoples, 30 fellowships of six months duration, starting on 2nd October 2023 are offered by UNESCO, the Polish National Commission for UNESCO, and the UNESCO Chair for Science, Technology, and Engineering at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland.

Invited Member States

AFRICA (32 Member States) • Angola • Benin • Botswana • Burkina Faso • Cameroon • Cape Verde • Chad • Côte d’Ivoire • Democratic Republic of the Congo • Eritrea • Ethiopia • Gabon • Gambia • Ghana • Kenya • Lesotho • Madagascar • Malawi • Mali • Mauritius • Mozambique • Namibia • Niger • Nigeria • Rwanda • Senegal • South Africa • Togo • Uganda • United Republic of Tanzania • Zambia • Zimbabwe

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Facilities Offered by the Polish authorities

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

Monthly allowance of 1500 PLN for BSc degree students and 2200 PLN for MSc degree students (1 USD = approximately 4,40 PLN). Thus, all living expenses and accommodation in Poland are to be borne by the fellow with this allowance.

A one-time special allowance of 1500 PLN for BSc degree students or 2200 PLN for MSc is 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.

Facilities Offered by UNESCO

Air travel ticket (the most direct and economical route) to and from Krakow, Poland;

Health insurance (up to 50,000US$ in accordance with EU requirements for Schengen visa) for fellowship beneficiaries who are declared medically fit;

One-time special pocket allowance amounting to 120 (one hundred and twenty) US dollars.

Duration and place of Fellowships

6 months fellowship starting on 2nd October 2023 to 30 March 2024

AGH University of Science and Technology


A. Mickiewicza Ave 30

PL 30-059 Krakow


Method of Application

Check if the country of the candidate is among the list the 71 invited Member States to participate in the programme  (Annex I)

If the candidate complies with the conditions and terms spelled out in the announcement letter, she/he will have the opportunity to choose a maximum of 3 projects among the 30 proposed projects (candidates must provide the priority number of the projects)

The candidate is invited to contact her/his National Commission for UNESCO and submit the requested documents to apply

The endorsed candidates by their National Commissions should register themselves to the Fellowship e-registration system available on the page: http://www.unesco.agh.edu.pl/en/

Candidatures should be submitted by the invited Member State, channeled through their National Commission by midnight (Central Europe time), 28 April 2023 to the following email addresses: f.pashayev@unesco.orgl.zas-friz@unesco.org and unesco4@agh.edu.pl.

Application Deadline:  28 April 2023.

UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Engineering Fellowship Programme 2023/2024


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