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Bursaries and scholarships

RECTOR’S SCHOLARSHIP (for outstanding academic achievements)

How much? From PLN 400 to PLN 900 per month.
Who can apply? 10% of second-, third- and fourth-year students who achieved the best academic results in the previous academic year in a given field of study (full-time and part-time) by passing all courses on time.

The current amount of the scholarship awarded in the academic year 2021/2022 in the particular field of study depending on the grade average (the University uses a grade scale from 2 to 5 where 5 is the highest grade):

Undergraduate (1st cycle / Bachelor)

PROGRAMMEPLN 400PLN 600PLN 900
Geodesy and Cartography 4,15-4,40 4,41-4,75 4,76-5,00
Computer Science 4,15-4,40 4,41-4,75 4,76-5,00
Logistics 4,40-4,60 4,61-4,80 4,81-5,00
Mechanical Engineering 3,70-4,10 4,11-4,50 4,51-5,00
Mechatronics 3,70-4,10 4,11-4,50 4,51-5,00
Navigation 3,90-4,30 4,31-4,70 4,41-5,00
Naval Architecture 4,15-4,40 4,41-4,75 4,76-5,00
Transport 4,15-4,40 4,41-4,75 4,76-5,00
Management 4,40-4,60 4,61-4,80 4,81-5,00
Management and Production Engineering 4,40-4,60 4,61-4,80 4,81-5,00
Inland Shipping 3,90-4,30 4,31-4,70 4,41-5,00

Graduate (2nd cycle / Master)

PROGRAMMEPLN 400PLN 600PLN 900
Geoinformatics 4,40-4,60 4,61-4,80 4,81-5,00
Naval Architecture 4,40-4,60 4,61-4,80 4,81-5,00
Transport 4,40-4,60 4,61-4,80 4,81-5,00
Management and Production Engineering 4,40-4,60 4,61-4,80 4,81-5,00
Mechanical Engineering 3,70-4,10 4,11-4,50 4,51-5,00
Navigation 4,40-4,60 4,61-4,80 4,81-5,00

RECTOR’S SCHOLARSHIP (for scientific, artistic or sports achievements)

How much? From PLN 200 to PLN 900 per month.
Who can apply? Students in their first year of studies with significant academic achievements, i.e. laureates of an international Olympiad or laureates or finalists of a central-level Olympiad, and students in their second, third and fourth year of studies with significant scientific or artistic achievements or high sports performance in international or national competitions.

Example 1: Adam was a finalist in the International Geography Olympiad in high school. The final amount of the scholarship awarded will depend on the financial situation of Adam's family.

Example 2: In her first year of studies, Ewa took third place in the Polish Academic Championships (all disciplines: www.ampy.pl) in table tennis. Ewa in her second year of studies will receive a scholarship of 600 PLN per month.

MAINTENANCE GRANT

How much? From PLN 50 to PLN 1050 per month.
Who can apply? Students who have a Polish Card [karta Polaka], a Permanent Residence Card, refugee status or for other reasons study under the same conditions as Polish citizens and are in a difficult financial situation, i.e. whose monthly net income per person in the family is lower than PLN 1050.71 net.

Example 1: Adam lives in a family of 4 people. The total net income of all family members exceeds PLN 4202.84 (4 x PLN 1050.71). Adam is not entitled to a maintenance grant.

Example 2: Ewa lives in a family of 4. The total net income of all family members is PLN 4000. Ewa can receive a maintenance grant of PLN 202 (grants are rounded down to the nearest zloty).

INCREASED MAINTENANCE GRANT (housing allowance)

How much? PLN 200 per month
Who can apply?
Students receiving a maintenance grant who are in a difficult financial situation, e.g. covering the costs of accommodation in a student house or in another flat, provided that the daily commute from the place of permanent residence to the University would make studying impossible or significantly more difficult.

Example 1: Adam lives in a student house but does not receive a maintenance grant. Adam is not entitled to housing allowance.

Example 2: Ewa lives in a student house and receives a maintenance grant. She is entitled to a housing allowance of PLN 200 per month.

SPECIAL ALLOWANCE

How much? A single payment of up to PLN 1200 (maximum twice a year)
Who can apply?
All students who find themselves temporarily in a difficult financial situation due to unfortunate or extra cost-generating events. Such events include death of a family member, birth of a child, illness, accident, etc. The allowance is awarded regardless of other scholarships and bursaries.

Example 1: One of Adam's parents died. Adam will probably receive a maximum allowance of PLN 1200. Then Adam falls ill with a serious illness. Adam will receive the allowance in an amount depending on the type of illness.

Example 2: Ewa had her handbag stolen. In her handbag she had a phone worth 500 PLN, documents, including her passport, and a purse containing 100 PLN. Ewa reported the theft to the Police. Ewa will receive an allowance depending on her financial situation.

DISABLED STUDENTS' ALLOWANCE

How much?  From PLN 500 to PLN 900 per month.
Who can apply?
Students holding a disability certificate.

The amount of the allowance depends on the degree of disability. Persons with a disability certificate of light degree receive PLN 500 per month, moderate degree PLN 700 per month, severe degree PLN 900 per month.

The certificate must be issued in Poland by a County Disability Evaluation Board (PZOON). To obtain a certificate you must submit the following documents to the PZOON:

  • an application for the establishment of a degree of disability (the form, the original, must be signed by the applicant) - http://bip.um.szczecin.pl/chapter_50565.asp;
  • a medical certificate of health of a person over 16 years of age issued to the Disability Evaluation Board (original, completed in full, signed by the doctor and bearing his/her personal stamp and the stamp of the health institution) issued not earlier than 30 days before the day on which the application is submitted;
  • social and employment information (the form, the original, must be signed by the applicant);
  • photocopies of medical documentation and other documents that may have an impact on determining the degree of disability (translated into Polish by a sworn translator);
  • declaration of residence (the form, the original must be signed by the applicant);
  • a photocopy of the Residence Card in the territory of the Republic of Poland.

The documents may be filed personally in the seat of the PZOON (from Monday to Friday between 8am – 3pm) or by a letter sent to the following address:

Powiatowy Zespół ds. Orzekania o Niepełnosprawności
ul. Starzyńskiego 2
70-506 Szczecin

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REGULATIONS AND HOW TO APPLY

Detailed information on the types of student benefits awarded and the conditions for awarding them can be found in the Student Benefit Regulations of the Maritime University of Szczecinhttps://www.am.szczecin.pl/en/students/regulations/.

Information on student benefits can also be obtained from the Students Affairs Department:

Wały Chrobrego 1-2, room. 66
T: +48 91 4809 845, +48 91 4809 545,
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