Scholarships Provided by UCT Prague
University of Chemistry and Technology offers its students studying in study programmes taught in the English language an Excellent study results scholarship and Exceptional scholarships for students in difficult financial situations.
The Application form must be supplemented by a Transcript of Records (issued by the Dean's office) and two Letters of Recommendation written by a UCT teacher or supervisor.
Only students with a study average of 1.00–1.80 who obtained a minimum of 25 credits by the end of the examination period of the given semester are eligible for the Excellent study results scholarship.
The awarding of the scholarship is not automatic, all applications are assessed by the Vice-Rector for External Relations and Communication.
- Fill in and sign the Application form (see the form below)
- Ask two teachers to write a Letter of Recommendation for you (see the form below)
- Visit your Dean's office to get a Transcript of Records stating the average of your grades
- Fill in the ONLINE FORM and upload the original Application Form, 2x Letters of Recommendation, and Transcript of Records
(There is no need to submit hard copies of the documents to the Department of International Relations if you duly filled in the online form.)
Number of scholarships available
Miroslav Vlček Scholarship
Number of scholarships available
Conditions for awarding the scholarship
The extraordinary scholarship of Miroslav Vlček is awarded in accordance with § 91 of Act No. 111/1998 Coll., on universities, as amended, and the Scholarship Rules of VŠCHT Prague.
- Students who are not citizens of the Czech Republic may apply for a scholarship.
- The student must study an English-taught bachelor's, master's, or doctoral full-time degree program.
- Disciplinary proceedings may not be conducted against the student.
- The student will not exceed 36 years of age in the year the scholarship is awarded.
- The application for the grant of the scholarship is submitted by the student on the prescribed form (download the form here).
The form contains the applicant's identification data and a description of his contribution to the support of the internationalization of the study environment of VŠCHT Prague, and the signature of at least one teacher of the given student expressing his consent to the application for a scholarship. The application can be submitted either directly by the student or by his teacher.
Incomplete or incorrectly filled forms will be excluded from the selection process.
When selecting a scholarship recipient, his/her extraordinary contribution to the international reputation of UCT Prague and studies in Prague is evaluated (e.g. exceptional extracurricular activities in the form of project involvement; research; spreading the good name of VŠCHT Prague and Czech higher education in the world).
The vice-rector for foreign relations decides on the awarding of the scholarship. She can also decide not to award it.
Announcement of results: by 30 November
The award-winning student will be invited to a ceremony to receive the Decision on Awarding the Scholarship.
Other Financial Aid Options
Visegrad Scholarships – International Visegrad Fund
Visegrad Fund applicants must fill out an online application and submit documents required for a selected study program. Subsequently, applicants have to contact UCT Prague admission officer to arrange an evaluation of the submitted documents. A Pre-acceptance Letter is issued if an applicant meets the admission requirements.
Scholarships of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic
Government Scholarships – Developing countries – Scholarships Awards within the Foreign Development Assistance Programme
The scholarship is designed to cover the standard length of study in follow-up Master's study programmes plus a one-year-long preparatory Czech language course (the medium of instruction is the Czech language). Or follow-up Master's study programmes or Doctoral study programmes (instruction in the English language).
AKTION Czech Republic – Austria
Scholarships for preparation of Master's final theses or dissertations for students; research stays for doctoral students or academics; scholarships for the preparation of habilitation for post-doctoral students, and scholarships for participation in summer language schools.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program – Fulbright Program
Scholarship for students that have a conferred bachelor's degree or equivalent before the start of the grand period. Preferences will be given to applicants whose higher education was undertaken primarily at educational institutions in the United States.
Barrande Fellowship Programme
More scholarships and grants may be found on the Scholarship Portal.