Six German scholars were awarded honorary Alexander von Humboldt Polish Honorary Research Scholarship. The scholarships awarded by the Foundation for Polish Science will allow them them to conduct scientific research at a selected institution in Poland.
Minister of Science Lena Kolarska-Bobińska agreed with the opinion of students that the amended Law on Higher Education should revert to the old provisions on the rules for granting the rector scholarships, announced at the ministry website.
Improving the effectiveness of researchers in obtaining EU funds and strengthening the role of business in raising funds from new EU budget are some of the goals of the working group appointed by the Minister of Science and Higher Education Lena Kolarska-Bobińska.
Five one-year scholarships - two for doctoral students and three for postdoctoral students - are the prizes in this year's edition of the competition "For Women in Science" organised by L'Oréal Polska in collaboration with Polish Committee for UNESCO and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
Dr. Anna Panasiuk-Chodnicka of the University of Gdańsk is the first Polish scientist to receive scholarship from the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR). As part of the scholarship, the scientist will lead two research projects, including the development of research methods for monitoring the Antarctic environment.
Dr. Joanna Sułkowska as one of the six people to receive a grant of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). She will carry out research at the University of Warsaw. Funding in the amount of at least 150 thousand euros will help her set up a lab.
44 young scientists received checks for a total amount of PLN 46 million in the fourth edition of the Leader programme of the National Research and Development Centre (Narodowe Centrum Badań i Rozwoju, NRDC). They will use the granted funding to carry out their research.
Minister of Science and Higher Education Prof. Lena Kolarska-Bobińska awarded scholarships for outstanding achievements for the academic year 2013/2014 to 934 outstanding undergraduate and 84 graduate students.
More than 30 young people received at the hands of the first lady Anna Komorowska the bridge scholarships of the Educational Enterprise Foundation and the Polish-American Freedom Foundation. The 12th edition of the Bridge Scholarship Program was launched on Nov. 27 in Warsaw.