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  • LCC International University

    Middle East Scholars Program

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    The priority for the Middle East Scholars Program is to assist war-affected students from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan by providing an opportunity to start or continue their BA or MA education at LCC International University. An intensive English program (if needed) and supplemental support systems are a part of the scholarship package.

  • Details at a glance

    Arts and humanities, Business Administration, Education, Information and Communication Technologies, Social Sciences, Journalism and Information
    Until 30/06/2021
    Bachelor's, Master's
    Full scholarship for the full period of studies, Full scholarship for the first year, renewable, Partial scholarship, Loan, Other
    Applicants up to age 25 are eligible
  • Requirements

    Targeted nationalities
    Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria
    Targeted Country of Asylum
    Accepted status documentation
    Refugee certificate, Asylum seeker certificate, Complementary or temporary /protection status certificate, We do not require such status document as such - we would need recommendation letter from an agency/organization that knows and can recommend the person. But when there is a status document, that allows us to coordinate work with relevant organizations.
    Language of Instruction
    Language Proficiency Level
    B1, B2, C1
    Which certificate do you require to prove the required language proficiency?
    TOEFL ITP and iBT; IELTS Academic; PTE Academic; PTE General Test; CPE or CAE; Duolingo
  • More details about this opportunity

    • What is covered in this program
      Application fees
      Preparation courses
      Monthly stipend (e.g. food allowance)
      Health insurance
      Mentoring or psycho-social support
      In rare cases, travel costs to Lithuania could be included.
    • Type(s) of visa/residency permit granted upon arrival
      All new students come with a national visa D which is a special student visa which is valid for a year. Within the course of the first half year, students apply and receive TRP (temporary residence permit) which is valid for a year or two and gets renewed
    • Is the student allowed to work while studying?
    • Can the nuclear family accompany or join the main applicant?
    • Are there options to stay after graduation?
      Work permit/temporary residency; asylum application; Other Students could extend their temporary residence permit for a year after graduation. That gives them time to look for a job, eventually seek permanent residency. If needed, asylum seeking could be an option but our recommendation is to exhaust other option
    • Application period
      Continuous enrolment/registration; Final cut off deadlines: For BA programs is June 30, for MA programs is May 15. For BA students to start mid year, the deadline is Nov 15.
    • Release of the selection decision
      On rolling basis
  • For further questions contact the scholarship provider

  • Additional note

    LCC International University is an American style university based in Klaipeda, Lithuania providing Americanstyle education, fully accredited, and the language of instruction is English. Approximately two-thirds of the faculty come from Canada and the USA. The university is an accredited member of the CCCU (USA). LCC International University has around 650 students with 23% of them coming from Lithuania, and 73% coming from 53 countries in the world. The university has a full residential campus with two very modern residence halls on campus that provide housing for almost 60% of the student body.

  • Disclaimer

    The content presented on this site has originated from the third party providers. UNHCR is not responsible for the application process or oversight of the opportunities presented here. Questions on a particular opportunity should be directed to the relevant provider.

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