NAWA Scholarship Holder's Financial Aid Pathway

NAWA Scholarship Holder's Financial Aid Pathway

The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange offers financial aid to the holders of the Agency’s scholarships who have found themselves in a difficult financial situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘We provide the aid to foreign students, our scholarship holders, who have stayed in Poland and whose living conditions have significantly deteriorated as a result of the current epidemic. We provide them with the opportunity to take advantage of a one-off financial aid. We expect great interest in this support measure,’ says Agnieszka Stefaniak-Hrycko, acting Director of the Polish National Academic Exchange Agency (NAWA).

The amount of the one-off financial aid is PLN 500. The following persons can apply for the aid:

  • participants of preparation courses
  • students
  • PhD candidates who started their education before the academic year 2019/2020.

Persons must meet all of the following conditions:

a) persons holding one of the following NAWA scholarship programmes:

  • for the Polish diaspora: the General Anders Scholarship Programme,
  • the Stefan Banach Scholarship Programme,
  • the Ignacy Łukasiewicz Scholarship Programme,
  • POLONISTA Programme,
  • participating in the personal exchange within the framework of bilateral cooperation – offer for incoming researchers,
  • individual scholarships,

b) persons entitled to receive the NAWA Director’s scholarship in the summer semester of the academic year 2019/2020,

c) persons who at the time of submitting the application for the financial aid are staying on the territory of the Republic of Poland.

Applications for the aid together with a justification must be submitted by 30 April 2020 .

The application form is available in the NAWA’s IT system at: (Students section).


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