OAS – Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Scholarships 2014

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The Organization of American States (OAS), through the Department of Human Development, Education and Employment (DHDEE) and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, through the OAS Partnerships Program for Education and Training (PAEC), are offering scholarships to qualified candidates of the Americas to pursue undergraduate degrees at the University for Information Science and Technology “St. Paul the Apostle” (UIST). Announcement OAS-UIST 2014.

ABOUT THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA



The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia became independent in 1991 and is a member of the United Nations since 1993. Its capital is called Skopje. For further information about the country, please click here.

 

 

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ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

PROGRAMS: Undergraduate degree programs Detailed information about the programs are available here.
MODALITY: Onsite, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
LANGUAGE English
DURATION: 4 years
DEADLINES:

For program admission: April 30th, 2014
For scholarship application: May 15th, 2014

BENEFITS:
  • Full tuition fees;
  • Visa and resident permit fees (proof of good health and immunization chart is required);
  • Round trip economy class airline tickets from the country of origin or residence to Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia;
  • Accommodation in shared rooms and food (full board) at the University dorm “Nikola Karev” in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia;
  • Primary Health Insurance;
  • Monthly stipend of 5000 MKD (approximately $82 Euros or $105 USD)/
  • Local transportation from the airport to the dormitories.


IMPORTANT DATES:

I. GENERAL PROVISIONS II. SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS AND PROGRAM COST III. SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

1. Student/Applicant’s profile: The scholarships are available to students in OAS member states, not older than 22 years old, who have good knowledge of the English language, mathematics and information technology and motivation to study in Macedonia.

2. Study Location/Modality: Onsite in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia

3. Study program start date: September 2014

4. Study program duration: 4 years

5. Approximate end date of the study program: June 2018

6. Language of instruction: English

7. Admission process:

  • Before applying for admission, we encourage applicants to read the program description, and ensure that the study area fulfills their expectations and interests.
  • Detailed information about the programs are available here.
  • For admission to the program, applicants must have completed High School Education OR Passed the High School State Examination OR Passed the International High School Examination.
  • Students are required to take the official diplomas for secondary / High school education with them to the Republic of Macedonia. The diplomas will be recognized upon arrival at UIST.
  • The deadline to apply for admission to the program is: April 30th, 2014.

8. UIST contact information:All interested international students who want to apply for admission at UIST for undergraduate studies, should contact: UISTinternationalstudents@gmail.com

The OAS/UIST scholarship shall cover the following benefits:

  • Full tuition fees;
  • Visa and resident permit fees (proof of good health and immunization chart is required);
  • Round trip economy class airline tickets from the country of origin or residence to Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia;
  • Accommodation and food (full board) in the University dorm “Nikola Karev” in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia;
  • Primary Health Insurance;
  • Monthly stipend of 5000 MKD (approximately $82 Euros or $105 USD)
  • Local transportation from the airport to the dormitories.

Scholarship benefits are contingent upon the academic performance of the awardee. In order to receive these benefits, the awardee must maintain satisfactory academic performance; including maintaining a high level GPA and satisfactory level of attendance by not missing more than ten classes per course in one semester.

For further information on benefits and program cost, please, see Announcement OAS-UIST 2014.

  • Proof of application to admission to an undergraduate program of UIST;
  • The student must not have received other academic scholarships from the OAS or from the UIST for the same level of studies and/or programs as requested in the 2014 OAS/UIST application;
  • Be citizens and/or permanent legal residents of any OAS member state;
  • OAS staff, individuals who maintain employment contracts with the OAS, staff of permanent missions to the OAS and their immediate relatives are not eligible to receive OAS/UIST scholarships;
  • No type of employment or commercial relationship shall be established between the OAS or UIST and the PAEC OAS/UIST scholarship recipients. Similarly, the OAS and UIST shall not assume any type of liability, whether civil, contractual or non-contractual, during the entire scholarship period.

To learn more about the scholarship application process, please see Announcement OAS-UIST 2014.

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For more information: www.oas.org/scholarships