Funding and Scholarships - MRU

Funding and Scholarships

MRU seeks to ensure that all of our students receive high quality education regardless of their financial situation, therefore, please find all the available scholarships for prospective international students listed below.


  • All the listed scholarships are funded either by the Government of Lithuania or Mykolas Romeris University
  • There might be additional funding from students’ countries of origin
  • All EU citizens are able to apply for state funded studies
  • Scholarships for current international students are listed here
State scholarships for full-time master degree studies

Who can apply: applicants for full-time Master degree or integrated studies (a maximum of the two last years of the integrated studies) who are citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Georgia, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Moldova, Ukraine and foreigners of Lithuanian origin from non-EU and EFTA countries.

Financial provisions: 

A monthly scholarship of 490 euros and a grant covering the study cost is offered to citizens of:

  • Ukraine (60 grants);
  • Belarus (10 grants);
  • Armenia, Georgia, foreign citizens of Lithuanian origin, Moldova (20 grants altogether);
  • Azerbaijan (5 grants);

A monthly scholarship of 490 euros is offered to citizens of China, Israel, Japan, South Korea (5 grants altogether).

Criteria and more information here

MRU Tuition fee waiver for Bachelor degree studies

Who can apply: applicants for Bachelor degree studies who are citizens or permanent residents of Colombia, Argentine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Georgia (Sakartvelo).

Financial provisions: scholarship covers the full tuition fee for the whole period of Bachelor degree studies* for students accepted in the academic year 2023/2024.

Criteria: the tuition fee waiver will be given to the best applicants according to their competitive grade and other academic achievements.

*The tuition fee waiver will be cancelled if a student has at least one academic debt. 

Scholarships for citizens of Kazakhstan

Who can apply: applicants for Bachelor or Master degree studies who are citizens of Kazakhstan.

Financial provisions: full tuition fee coverage for the whole study period.

– excellent academic results from previous education
– English language proficiency (at least B2 level)
– 1 recommendation letter from teacher who is well aware of candidate’s academic excellence
– statement from the Center for International Programs or from Bolashaq Development Fund that a candidate is pre-selected for scholarship

MRU Senate scholarships

Who can apply: Bachelor or Master degree students regardless of their country and type of study financing.

Financial provisions: €168 per month for one semester.        

Criteria: very good learning results and active involvement in sports, artistic, scientific and social activities. 

MRU Incentive scholarships

Who can apply: best-performing Bachelor or Master degree students (state-funded and non state-funded) from target foreign countries*

Financial provisions: 1,5 BSB (1 BSB = €42) provided 2 times per year (autumn semester (September-January)/ spring semester (February-June)) and is paid monthly.

Criteria: best-performing students in the academic unit are determined each semester by their learning results (average of the last session grades – at least 8). With a uniform weighted average of the last session, the overall weighted average of the ratings for the previous session is taken into account, and if it is the same, the entry score.

*list of the countries is approved by the Rector on the proposal of the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs

State scholarships for PhD studies

The doctoral education is financed by state assignations and tuition fees.

The state also provides competitive financing opportunities that are organized by the Research Council of Lithuania. These programmes offer funding for candidate’s  internships, participation in national as well as international scientific events abroad, and also financing for academic staff visiting Lithuania to deliver lectures for doctoral students and to participate in doctoral thesis defense.

Additional financial support to doctoral candidates may be provided on the bases of the national or international programmess, ex. Erasmus, The Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) and etc.

State scholarships for Short-Term studies

Who can apply: short-term studies students who are citizens of the following countries:
The Eastern Partnership countries: Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia.
ASEM countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, the Philippines, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Cambodia, China, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.
Lithuania priority export market countries: the USA, Israel, United Arab Emirates, Canada, Turkey, South Africa Republic.
Foreigners of Lithuanian origin.
Financial provisions:
– ~€490 per month for Bachelor and Master degree students
– ~€980 per month for PhD and resident students
More information here