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The REF scholarship cycle for the 2013-2014 academic year is now open for applications!
Submitted by Roma Network on 9 April 2013
The REF Scholarship Program (REF SP) offers open merit–based competition academic scholarships for Roma students pursuing Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate degrees at state-accredited universities in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey and Ukraine.In order to assist the interested candidates to successfully complete and submit their Online Application Form (OAF), REF SP provides scholarship scheme-specific information and guidelines on eligibility and selection criteria as indicated below.
Dear Applicants:The REF Online Application System (OAS), in use since 2011, allows the interested Roma students to apply in an efficient and interactive mode. It provides the registered users with e-based prompt feedback on the compliance with Program’s eligibility requirements as well as regarding the status of submission of the Online Application Form (OAF).The scholarship cycle for the 2013 - 2014 academic year is now opened to interested candidates, who may apply in accordance with Program’s guidelines.
REF Scholarship Program scholarship schemes available on a yearly basis:
- Roma Memorial University Scholarship Program (RMUSP)
- Law and Humanities Program (LHP)
- Roma International Scholar Program (RISP)
- Roma Health Scholarship Program (RHSP); in the case of RHSP scheme, support is also provided at the medical vocational level.
Deadlines for submitting the Online Application Forms for the 2013 - 2014 scholarship schemes:
ROMA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (RMUSP) • Deadline for Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Kosovo: 20 May 2013 • Deadline for Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Turkey: 24 May 2013
LAW AND HUMANITIES (LHP) • Deadline: 20 May 2013ROMA HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (RHSP) • Deadline: 31 May 2013ROMA INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR PROGRAM (RISP) • Deadline: 31 July 2013 (the 2013 application cycle will be launched on 1 June)OAS and OAF technical guidelines with technical instructions on how to use the electronic application system are available here.Important: before starting to apply for scholarship the interested candidates must read carefully the scheme-specific guidelines and eligibility and selection criteria that can be accessed through one of the links below.
Complementary Support Ongoing beneficiaries are also eligible for further complementary support as follows: • For Professional Development Fund (PDF), under the RMUSP and LHP; • For Conference Grant and Language Courses Grant, under the RHSP; • For Language Courses Grant, International Internships, and Small Scale Projects, under the LHP.
GUIDELINES ROMA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (RMUSP) guidelines are available here. For ongoing RMUSP beneficiaries: • Professional Development Fund (PDF) guidelines and offline application form are available here.LAW AND HUMANITIES PROGRAM (LHP) guidelines are available here. For ongoing LHP beneficiaries: • Professional Development Fund (PDF) guidelines are available here. • Language Courses Grants guidelines are available here. • Small Scale Projects Grants guidelines (also for former beneficiaries) are available here. • International Internships Grants guidelines (also for former beneficiaries) are available here.ROMA INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR PROGRAM (RISP) guidelines are available here.ROMA HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (RHSP) guidelines are available here. For ongoing RHSP beneficiaries: • Conference Grant guidelines and offline application form are available here. • Language Courses Grant guidelines and offline application form are available here.
***Lists of REF SP beneficiaries for the year 2012 and 2011.The password for documents is: "REF" (without quotation marks)