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SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

(exclusively online via USOSweb – no need to apply in person)

Deadline to apply online in October: September 25th  – October 5th 2020 

Deadline to apply in other months: from the 25th day of the previous month to the 5th day of the given  month (for which the grant is transferred) 

A student applies via USOSweb with a PDF scan of disability adjudication enclosed.


RECTOR'S SCHOLARSHIP (exclusively online via USOSweb – no need to apply in person)

It is a scholarship for a student who has outstanding GPA (4.0 minimum), extraordinary achievements

in science or arts, or sports achievements in at least national competitions.

Deadline to apply:

• for winter semester: October 1st  – October 20th 2020 

• for summer semester: March 1st  – March 5th 2021 

A student applies via USOSweb with PDF certification of scientific, arts or sports achievements  enclosed. 

All necessary documentation (PDF certification of scientific, arts or sports achievements) may be  prepared before October 1st as it eases the process to apply on time. 


FINANCIAL AID

(exclusively online via USOSweb – no need to apply in person)

Financial aid is interim help for a student who has temporarily found himself or herself in a difficult  life situation such as: 

• an unfortunate accident

• illness of a student, his or her parents, a child or a spouse, if there is a need for purchase of

expensive medicine,

• loss of parents, guardians, a child or a spouse,

• fire, flood or a natural disaster resulting in a flat, a house or a homestead damage,

• damage caused by a fortuitous event (e.g. theft),

• loss of a stable source of revenue by a student or his or her family member (a stable source of

revenue is a salary in virtue of a labour contract, annuities, child support, periodic order

contract – obtained for at least 12 consecutive months before its loss).

Deadline to apply in October: October 1st  – 5th 2020 

Deadline to apply in other months: from the 1st to the 5th day of each month.

Application should be filed forthwith, whereas no later than 3 months after the date of the event which  enables the grant of financial aid. There should be documents attached (PDF scans) that confirm such an event. 


SOCIAL SCHOLARSHIP (exclusively online via USOSweb – no need to apply in person)

The social scholarship may be granted to the foreigner who:

1) has been issued a permanent residence permit or long-term resident of the European Union,

2) has been issued a temporary residence permit in connection with the circumstances referred to in

article 159 paragraph 1 or article 186 paragraph 1 point 3 or 4 of the Act on Foreigners dated on  12 December 2013 (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 35), 

3) has the refugee status issued in the Republic of Poland or is under temporary protection or

subsidiary protection on the territory of the Republic of Poland,

4) is a holder of a certificate confirming knowledge of Polish as a foreign language, referred to  in article 11a paragraph 2 of the Act on the Polish language dated on 7 October 1999 (Journal of Laws of 2019, item 1480), at least at the C1 language proficiency level, 

5) is a holder of a Polish Card or has been issued a decision confirming Polish origin,

6) is a spouse, ascendant or descendant of a citizen of the Republic of Poland, living in the territory  of the Republic of Poland, 

7) has been issued a temporary residence permit in connection with the circumstances referred  to in article 151 paragraph 1 or article 151b paragraph 1 of the Act on Foreigners dated on 12 December 2013, or staying on the territory of the Republic of Poland in connection with the use of short-term mobility of a researcher under the conditions specified in article 156b paragraph 1 of this Act or is a holder of a national visa for the purpose of research or developmental work. 

Deadline to apply in October: September 25th  – October 5th 2020 

Deadline to apply in other months: from the 1st to the 5th day of the given month (for which the grant  is transferred). 

In the first instance, a student submits an income declaration via USOSweb, to apply for a social  scholarship thereafter. 

There should be current PDF certification attached (no older than 3 months) confirming student's  material status. Necessary certification is specified by the Statute of Benefit for the Silesian University of Technology's students, especially: 

• certification from the revenue,

• certification concerning the amount of dues paid for health insurance (ZUS),

• certification concerning information about the size of homestead,

• documents confirming loss/obtainment of income,

• birth certificate, marriage certificate, death certificate,

• court judgment or other documents confirming right to child support,

• decision to grant family annuities,

• certification from the emergency centre.

All necessary documentation (PDF scans) may be prepared before September 25th as it eases the  process to apply on time.


Please read more: 

Regulation: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tl7Rghp8FTQa9c12C65bNrg4znH91l3q/view?usp=sharing   

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xSBNQYGdE1ezHYhfxt7st0rnUMmlQ22j/view?usp=sharing