The rectors of the University of Latvia, the University of Tartu and Vilnius University have signed an agreement on the establishment of a new scholarship to support students who study the languages of all the three Baltic countries.
The purpose of the 2,000-euro scholarship is to foster cross-border cooperation among the Baltic countries and academic cooperation among the leading Baltic universities, spokespeople for the University of Latvia told BNS.
The scholarship will be awarded annually. The first scholarship will be awarded by the University of Tartu later this year, the University of Latvia will present the scholarship in 2018 and Vilnius University in 2019. The University of Tartu will begin accepting students’ applications at the end of November.