This year, the Bakala Foundation announces its 13th annual Scholarship Program, which will enable talented students from the Czech Republic to pursue their dream of studying at prestigious universities abroad.
“Brexit and the pandemic shuffled the cards in terms of the attractiveness of studying at universities in the UK and the USA. They are now competing with other top European universities for talented students. Wherever this year’s scholarship applicants choose to study in Europe or overseas, we are ready to support their dreams. It will be a great experience for them personally and a great hope for the Czech Republic. A well-educated youth is the key to a prosperous economy and a functioning civil society,” says Michaela Bakala at the meeting opening the 13th year of the Scholarship program.
The scholarships are for students with excellent academic results unable to finance tuition fees and other expenses independently. With continued good academic performance, the scholarship is guaranteed for the entire duration of their studies. Last year, 12 new scholarship holders received financial support, and in total, Michaela and Zdenek Bakala have supported 183 scholars from the Czech Republic.
For this year’s applicants, the Bakala Foundation has also prepared a new helpful innovation. The Bakala Foundation has created a Study Abroad Guide, allowing applicants to quickly navigate the university study programs offered in our 12 selected countries.
Applicants have until January 18th, 2022, to submit their application and all necessary documents. The best candidates will be invited to a personal interview with the expert committee in the first half of June 2022. You can find more information about the program and the application form on the Foundation’s website.