Conditions of grant awards (Article 98 (1) of the Law on Higher Education and Science Act).
Article 324 (2) No 2-7 states foreigners who can apply for a grant. These are:
- foreigners who have been granted a permanent residence permit or a long-term resident of the European Union;
- foreigners who have been granted a temporary residence permit in connection with the circumstances referred to in art. 159 (1) or art. 186 (1) No 3, 4 of the Act of December 12, 2013 on Foreigners (Journal of Laws of 2017, items 2206 and 2282 and of 2018 items 107, 138 and 771);
- foreigners who have refugee status granted in the Republic of Poland or have temporary protection or subsidiary protection on the territory of the Republic of Poland;
- foreigners – holders of a certificate confirming knowledge of Polish as a foreign language, referred to in art. 11a No 2 of the Act of October 7, 1999 on the Polish Language (Journal of Laws of 2018, item 931), at least on the language proficiency level C1;
- holders of the Pole’s Card or a person who has been issued a decision regarding the determination of the Polish origin;
- foreigners being spouses, ascendants or descendants of citizens of the Republic of Poland, living on the territory of the Republic of Poland.
- The basis for accepting documents (attachments to the application) of the foreign student is translation of these documents into Polish by a sworn translator (only sworn translation can be submitted). Despite translation there must the conversion of income into Polish zlotys.
- Rector’s scholarship is awarded to no more than 10% of students in a given course. If the number of students is less than 10, the rector’s scholarship may be awarded to one student.
- Important to note: a person who already possess a degree (Bachelor`s degree or Master`s degree) and obtains the same degree (Bachelor`s degree or Master`s degree) at Collegium Da Vinci is not able to apply for a scholarship.
- An application for an allowance can be submitted twice during the academic year.