Projects dedicated to scientists and doctoral students include:

Poland My First Choice Program – addressed to foreign students interested in completing second-cycle studies and obtaining a master’s degree at a Polish university.
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Polish Returns – the program supports outstanding Polish scientists in returning to the country.
Aimed at Polish scientists working in foreign scientific institutions, who want to use the knowledge and experience acquired abroad after returning to Poland, developing their own research group or joining research conducted in already operating scientific teams.
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Program Ulama – The scholarship enables conducting scientific research in cooperation with Polish scientists or research groups; undergoing doctoral internship; obtaining materials for research or scientific publication; conducting didactic classes in the host center.
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The gen. Anders Programme – a scholarship offered to young people of Polish descent, citizens of one of the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Latvia, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, USA, Uzbekistan, Hungary and the countries of South America, Central America and Africa.

The Stefan Banach Scholarship Programme – was created on the initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Agency for Academic Exchange. The aim of the program addressed to the citizens of the Eastern Partnership countries, Central Asia and the Western Balkans is to support the socio-economic development of developing countries by raising the level of knowledge and education of citizens.

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The Ignacy Lukasiewicz Scholarship Programme – initiated jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
and NAWA within the framework of Polish Development Assistance, similarly to The Stefan Banach Scholarship Programme, it supports the socio-economic development of developing countries (excluding the countries of Europe and Central Asia). Priority is given to applicants from the following countries: Angola, Ethiopia, Philippines, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Colombia, Lebanon, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, Palestine, Peru, South Africa, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam.

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