Results of the Latvian State scholarship for studies and research 2019/2020


State Education and Development Agency (VIAA) informs that application round for Latvian State scholarship competition for studies and research for the academic year 2019/2020 is completed and that evaluation committee, comprised of representatives from the VIAA, Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia and Student Union of Latvia finished evaluation of the applications.

In 2019 SEDA received 334 applications, thus the competition among applicants was quite tough. Number of applications submitted for scholarships for studies is 244, out of which 92 applicants have been nominated for the Latvian State scholarships to pursue studies at Latvian Higher Education Institutions, while for the research fellowship out of 90 applications submitted, 25 researchers are nominated for the research fellowship to be conducted at scientific institutes of Latvia or Latvian higher education institutions. In total scholarship nominees represent nationals of 28 countries.