Applications Open for Croatian Scholarships

Croatian Scholarships 2021/2022 is calling for applications. The Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MFEA) are awarding the Croatian Government Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate university study to young Christians from developing countries.


Religious minorities, primarily Christians are one of the vulnerable groups in the world. The Republic of Croatia has recognized this negative trend on a global scale, and within its scope of work in the field of international development, cooperation is committed to respect and protect the rights of religious groups, as the vulnerable groups in developing countries.

After completing their studies, the scholarship holders are obliged to return to their home countries. They are expected to contribute to the development of their communities and to building capacities and strengthening resilience at the local level with their knowledge acquired in Croatia upon return to their homelands.


Who Can Apply for Croatian Scholarships 

  • Open to citizens of the developing countries from the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Benefits of Croatian Scholarships

  • The awarded scholarship includes full board and lodging, a monthly allowance of 1,600 Kuna, as well as basic health insurance coverage and costs of the one-year preparatory Croatian language course. The student will be placed under the supervision of the administrating chief at the dormitory and the Department for international cooperation at the Ministry of Science and Education. The cost of travel to and from Croatia is included.
  • The grant (monthly financial support) is meant to cover the living expenses for one person and there is no available financing or visa exemption for accompanying family members or any other persons.

How to Apply for Croatian Scholarships

  • Applicants should submit a write-up/letter of motivation with a minimum of 250 words concerning the first choice of study and append therewith the medical certificate of candidates.
  • Applicants should also submit their Curriculum Vitae (in Europass format) and a scan of their high school or university diploma and report cards for the two previous academic years.
  • Applicants should attach a letter of recommendation from the local parish or church community.

Potential candidates are invited to apply for the Scholarship by submitting their applications via the e-mail address:



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