Are there British scholarships for Ukrainians

FAQ

Q: I am a graduate. Can i apply?
A: Graduates who passed their last exam in June 2019 at the earliest can apply.

Q: Who can apply?
A: Students from Ukraine who have Ukrainian citizenship, have already completed at least the 6th semester and are or were enrolled in a Ukrainian university.

Q: I'm studying medicine. Can i apply?
A: You should be able to explain why you are applying for an internship in a specific area. The most important reason is the study. Other reasons are certain qualifications, knowledge and / or work experience. A mere interest is not enough. For example, you are studying medicine and you are applying for an internship in the field of media / journalism. You have to prove what qualifies you for this internship.
In this case, experience from a specialist medical publisher and very good German and English language skills would be a good justification.
Please note that the list of fields of study relevant for the internship differs from year to year and depends on the number of participating companies and their specialization.

Q: I am studying / have studied at a college (not a university), can I apply?
A: No, only students from universities or academies / institutes with the right to confer doctorates or habilitation (whether state or private) can apply.

Q: I don't speak German, but English. Can i apply?
A: German is an advantage but not a requirement. In this case, however, you should have a very good command of English.

Q: What application documents do I have to submit and where can I apply?
A: Application documents consist of two PDF files:

Send these two application documents to [email protected]
The email with the application documents should not exceed 7 MB.

Q: What do I have to consider when writing a letter of motivation?
A: The letter of motivation is very important.
The internship companies primarily want to know:

  • Why You have decided on a certain internship area and why do you want to do an internship in Germany?
  • Which Do I have qualifications for this internship?
  • We also want to experience What You will do with the newly acquired knowledge / experience when you come back to Ukraine.

Just "interest" is not enough to be included in the program.

Q: Do I need to attach a photo?
A: Yes. The photo should be of good quality. It is your business card!

Q: What happens after I've sent the email with my application?
A: You will receive a confirmation from us within 10 days that we have received and registered your application. This confirmation will Not sent automatically. So it can take up to 10 days for us to send you a confirmation.

Q: Is every application registered.
A: No, applications that are incorrect are not registered, but sent back to the sender. The most common mistakes include missing signatures on the application form: "Participant declaration" and on the data protection declaration. We are also unable to accept applications in Word format; they will also be sent back. We only accept PDF format
The corrected application can be resubmitted within the application period.

Q: When will I be notified of the results and where will the interviews take place?
A: Applicants will either receive an invitation to an interview or a rejection by July 15th. The selection interviews take place in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lviv and Odessa.

Q: Do I get a scholarship?
A: Every intern receives enough funds to finance life in Germany. The German companies and GIZ jointly bear these costs.

Q: Does it increase my chances if I indicate two preferences for the internship?
A: No, we actually prefer applicants with a clear and unambiguous focus.