Eligibility criteria

A higher education institution may appoint a candidate for the grant if that person is institution’s:

  • master’s or doctoral degree student;
  • student of integrated study programme who has accumulated at least 180 credit points;
  • resident physician not older than 35 years (as per first day of the study visit); or
  • lecturer or researcher not older than 35 years (as per first day of the study visit) or having less than 5 years from the date of defending doctoral thesis.

Institutions can extend these limits proportionally for candidates who have been on parental leave. The age limit does not apply to students.

Last updated: 27.10.2017