Full Scholarship Opportunity Available for Nigerian Undergraduate Students in Macedonia

The Ministry of Education and Science of The Republic of Macedonia announces an open Call for Applications for full undergraduate scholarships, for the academic 2014/2015, at the University of Information Science and Technology “St Paul the Apostle” in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia

The scholarships are available to outstanding students, not older than 22 years old who wish to pursue undergraduate studies in one of the following programmes:

  •  Faculty of Communication Networks and Security (CNS);
  • Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE);
  • Faculty of Information Systems, Visualization, Multimedia and Animation (ISVMA);
  • Faculty of Information and Communication Science (ICS)
  • Study Program of Digital Business Informatics (DBI)
  • Faculty of Applied IT, Machine Intelligence and Robotics (AITMIR) and
  • Study Program of E-Government, E-Business and E-Culture.

Benefits:

The scholarship provides for:

  • full tuition fees;
  • visa and residence permit fees
  • return air fare from the applicant’s home country;
  • accommodation and food (full board) at the University’s dorm “Nikola Karev” in Ohrid, the Republic of Macedonia;
  • a monthly allowance of 5,000 MKD (approximately 82 EUR);

Required documents:

  • To complete the application, the candidates are required to provide electronic copies from the following original documents:Proof of English proficiency. All students whose first language is not English are required to provide evidence that their spoken and written command of the English language is appropriate for the programme they are applying.
    • Application Form
    • Official high school diploma or certificate (where applicable);
    • Official transcripts;
  • The required evidence may take the form of either:
    • Substantial education (minimum 15 months) conducted in English and undertaken no more than two years prior to the date of enrolment
    • Acceptable English language qualification or test result. The qualification or test results must have been awarded no more than two years prior to the proposed date of enrolment.
  • Accepted results are:Grade 4 or better in the Higher Level English Language (B Syllabus); or grade 5 or better in the Standard Level English Language (B Syllabus); or grade 4 or better in the Higher or Standard Level English Language (A1 or A2 Syllabus); or grade 4 or better in the Standard Level English – Text and Performance; or grade 4 or better in the Standard Level English – Literature and Performance (A1 syllabus) at International Baccalaureate
    • Grade C or better in English Language at GCSE / GCEO
    • Grade C or better in English First Language at IGCSE
    • Grade B or better in English Second Language at IGCSE
    • An overall band of 6.5 or better in IELTS
    • A score of 550 or better in the paper-based TOEFL (213 for computer-based, 80for internet-based)
    • Subscores of 550 or better in Critical Reading and 550 or better in Writing in SAT
  • Official document certifying the candidate has no criminal convictions and is not under criminal investigation at the moment of application. Candidates should note that with the exception to some countries, these are two separate documents;
  • Official general medical report, including medical tests for HIV and Hepatitis C;
  • An electronic copy of the Passport which must be valid for the next 4 calendar years;

Application procedure:

  •  Candidates are required to submit an online application, which will be available on the official scholarship web site of the Ministry of Education and Science  or submitted in hard copy, or electronically, to the respective Ministry of Education of the applicant’s home country. All students must send scanned copies of the required documents and the Application form to the following e-mail: biljana.zafirovska@mon.gov.mk

Deadline: August 1, 2014

For more information and to download the application form, click here.

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