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Romanian Government Scholarship Program for International Students 2024

Each year, the Romanian Government, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, provides a number of scholarships to citizens from non-EU countries. Only candidates having good results in education, respectively an average of the study years, for the last graduated school, of at least 7 (seven) corresponding to the scoring system in Romania or the Good score, as the case, are eligible.

The scholarship applicant can choose from any of the following three study cycles in accredited higher education institutions in Romania:

  • Bachelor’s degree: Bachelor’s degree programmes are addressed to graduates of high school studies or pre-university studies at the end of which they obtained a baccalaureate degree or equivalent, as well as candidates applying for further university studies in Romania. The complete programme runs for a period of 3-6 years, depending on the specialization followed and ends with a bachelor's exam;
  • Master’s degree: Master’s degree programmes are addressed to undergraduates, run for a period of 1 year, 1.5 years or 2 years and end with the dissertation exam; 
  • PhD: Doctoral programmes are addressed to graduate students or equivalent and run for a period of 3-5 years, depending on the profile of the chosen faculty and end with the presentation of a PhD thesis. In order to be admitted to doctoral studies and to obtain the scholarship, it is compulsory that, prior to submitting the application, the candidate should get the written agreement of the Doctoral Tutor, which must be a member of the doctoral school, and also that he/she passes the admission interview.

About Romanian Government

Romania Government Scholarship is offered by the Romanian State to Foreign Citizens through the MFA. Scholarship in Romania is for Undergraduate Degree, Master’s Degree & Doctoral Degrees Holer. Applicants who are not from the European Union can apply for this Fully Funded Scholarship. Ministry of Foreign Affair will pay you a monthly stipend as well. No Application Fee to apply for this Romania Scholarship Program. Applicants having Any Academic Background can apply for Bachelor’s, Graduate & Ph.D. Scholarship in Romania Country. Undergradu...... read more


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Romanian Government Undergraduate/Masters/PhD

Application Deadline16 Mar 2024
Country to studyRomania
TypeCollege School
SponsorRomanian Government
GenderMen and Women

Aim and Benefits of Romanian Government Undergraduate/Masters/PhD

The scholarship obtained, including the preparatory year where applicable, consists of:

  • Financing tuition fees;
  • Financing the accommodation expenses in the dormitories, through the budget of the Ministry of Education, within the limit of the subsidy allocated for this purpose (accommodation will be provided to the extent of available places, scholarship holders having the obligation to contact the host university to find out the accommodation conditions);
  • Granting a monthly financial aid, as follows: the equivalent in ”lei” (the Romanian currency) of the amount of 65 EURO, for undergraduate and the preparatory year students; the equivalent in ”lei” (the Romanian currency) of the amount of 75 EURO, for master students, the equivalent in ”lei” (the Romanian currency) of the amount of 85 EURO, for PhD students.

In order to be granted the monthly financial aid, students in the Romanian preparatory year, as well as those in the undergraduate and master's university programs, must obtain at the end of each academic year a number of 60 transferable credits.


Requirements for Romanian Government Undergraduate/Masters/PhD Qualification

To be eligible, the scholarship applicant must:

  • Submit a complete file;
  • Present study documents issued by accredited/recognized education institutions in the country where they were issued;
  • Comply with the enrolment deadline;
  • Have good results in education, respectively an average of the study years, for the last graduated school of at least 7 (seven) corresponding to the scoring system in Romania or the "Good" score, as the case;
  • Comply with the application submission methodology.


Documents Required for Application

Each candidate will create an account on the Study in Romania platform, will fill in the requested data and upload the following documents:

  • Copies of the diplomas obtained (baccalaureate diploma or its equivalent, plus bachelor's, master's, doctorate degree, if applicable) and their authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
  • Copies of transcripts of the completed studies and their authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
  • Copy of the birth certificate (or equivalent document) and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
  • Copy of the first three pages of the passport or of the national document of identity and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
  • Curriculum Vitae in English or French.
  • For the doctoral cycle, the candidate needs to submit a letter of intent containing the list of scientific works, specialized publications, the detailed description of the proposed research project, as well as the agreement of a tutor, which must be a member of the chosen doctoral school. Both documents must be written in English, French or Romanian.

The application will also include the following documents (only for candidates who belong to the specific category mentioned for each document):

  • Copy of the proof of name change (if applicable) and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
  • Copy of the certificate proving the passing of the baccalaureate, bachelor's or master's exam, as the case may be, for graduates who do not hold yet the diploma and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
  • Copy of the certificate proving that the person in the final year of studies is to take the graduation exam at the end of the school/university year and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
  • Copy of the transcript attesting the academic record of the person in the final year of studies, until the moment of submitting the application file, and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.
  • Copy of the certificate of completion of the Romanian language preparatory year or the certificate of linguistic competence, if applicable.
  • Copy of the notarized declaration of parental consent in the case of candidates who have not reached the age of 18 by the date of commencement of the courses and the authorized translation into English, French, Spanish or Romanian, if applicable.


Application Deadline

March 16, 2024


How to Apply

Candidates can access the platform at https://studyinromania.gov.ro, via the Apply for MFA scholarships button, or directly at https://scholarships.studyinromania.gov.ro. The platform can be accessed both in English and French.

Note: Applications can be submitted only via the online platform, between 16 January 2024 and 16 March 2024, with the selection results being announced around 15 July 2024. Upon selection, additional formalities, such as obtaining a visa, will be required.

For more details,visit Romanian Government website

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