I. Application conditions

Citizens from countries which have signed an Agreement with Latvia or offer scholarships for Latvian students can apply for the Latvian state scholarships. See the section ELIGIBLE COUNTRIES.

Only students and academic staff of foreign HEIs are eligible for the Latvian scholarship for participation in summer schools.

II. Application procedure (deadline 4 May 2016)

Information on how to apply for the scholarship for participation in summer schools can be found on the website of the HEI organizing the summer school session. The website will give details on all the necessary documents:

  1. Application form of the summer school.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. Motivation letter.

The list of Summer schools in Latvia in 2016 will be published on the website of the agency: www.viaa.gov.lv.

Please note, that the application package has to be sent directly to the organizers of the summer schools with the following exceptions: Lithuanian, Estonian, Czech, Hungarian and Polish candidates have to send the dossiers to the competent authorities of their countries: ?d=10294_Adreses_Lietuva_Igaunija_Cehija_Ungarija_Polija_220116.doc.

The Evaluation Committee of VIAA takes the decision on granting of Latvian scholarships. The organizing HEI informs all scholarship candidates about the final granting decision in June.

III. Financial provisions

  • The amount of the Latvian scholarship granted by the VIAA for summer school is 711 EUR per person for the duration of the summer school.
  • The scholarships will be transferred by the VIAA to the summer school organizers, no money will be handed out to the Latvian scholarship winners.
  • The participants of the summer schools have to cover travel expenses from the country of origin to the summer school location in Latvia themselves.



Contact address:
State Education Development Agency (Valsts izglītības attīstības aģentūra)
Vaļņu iela 1, Rīga, LV-1050

Contact person:
Ms Aija Jakovica,
Senior Specialist of the International Cooperation Programme Unit
Phone: +371 67814331
E-mail: scholarships@viaa.gov.lv