All eligible students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine aged 16-17 years old are invited to apply to the Eastern Partnership European School Scholarship program for the academic year 2021/2022. Up to forty successful students will be chosen among the best performing in the region to obtain an IB Diploma with a focus on European Studies. A new call for scholarships is now open until 26 February, IPN reports.
The full scholarships are provided by the European Union for all selected students, and cover school fees, boarding and meals at the school’s facilities, travel home from Tbilisi, all the necessary study materials and resources, as well as full medical insurance.
Graduates of the Eastern Partnership European School in Tbilisi will receive the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, which is accepted in 75 countries at over 2,000 universities, and is widely recognized by colleges and universities around the world. The Eastern Partnership European School Program is delivered by the New School in Tbilisi, Georgia, covering a two-year pre-university course, starting in the academic year 2021-2022.
The deadline for submitting applications through http://www.eapeuropeanschool.eu is 26 February 2021, 12:00 noon. The selection process will include written tests through the online platform Zoom, and interviews for pre-selected candidates. The list of scholarship recipients for the academic year 2021-2022 will be announced by the end of May 2021.
The Eastern Partnership European School has been set up as part of the efforts of the European Union and its partner countries to strengthen educational opportunities and inter-regional exchanges for young people across the six EaP countries. Currently, 65 students study on the program, with a new cohort of up to 40 students having joined in September 2020. On 23 June 2020, the School proudly marked the graduation of its first cohort of 30 students. All students, among them 20 girls, graduated with the IB Diploma and are pursuing their higher education studies at universities in Europe, the United States and their home countries.