The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and the Ministry of Education (ME) of Romania have announced their annual scholarship programme for foreign citizens from all non-EU countries, for all three study cycles (Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD) in any accredited higher education institution in Romania.
The beneficiaries of the scholarships granted by the Romanian state for undergraduate and master`s studies study only in Romanian. The exception is doctoral scholarship holders, who can opt for studies in Romanian or in a foreign language set by the doctoral school. For candidates who do not speak Romanian, a preparatory year is granted for the study of the Romanian language prior to the actual university studies, with the exception of doctoral scholarship holders who have opted for the form of education in a foreign language set by the doctoral school.
Scholarship beneficiaries are provided with the following:
a) exemption from the payment of registration fees or any other fees required by application processing, testing for the Romanian language skills, taking the admission contest for doctoral studies and the specific aptitude tests;
b) financing the tuition expenses for the Romanian language preparatory year;
c) financing the tuition expenses for the actual studies, but not more than the duration of a university cycle, corresponding to the study programme followed;
d) granting a monthly scholarship, for students enrolled in the Romanian language preparatory year;
e) granting a monthly scholarship, for students enrolled in bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral studies, but not more than the duration of a university cycle;
f) financing the accommodation expenses in the student dormitories, within the allocated subsidy granted through the budget of the Ministry of Education;
g) medical assistance in case of medical-surgical emergencies and diseases with endemic-epidemic potential, in accordance with the legislation in force;
h) local public, ground, naval and underground transport, as well as domestic car, railway and naval transport, in the same conditions as those offered to Romanian students, according to the legal provisions.
Candidates must apply via the Apply for MFA scholarships button at https://studyinromania.gov.ro, or directly at https://scholarships.studyinromania.gov.ro The platform can be accessed both in English and French. The deadline for submitting applications is 15 March 2022