Excellence scholarship for the University of Latvia first-year students in all fields of science.


Scholarships are intended for the first-year students of undergraduate study programmes at the University of Latvia, who, upon graduating from secondary school, have demonstrated excellent study results and high achievements both in their studies and extracurricular activities.

Number of scholarships: not stipulated.

Scholarship amount: EUR 2 200 per academic year.

Scholarship Commission: Patron, Honorary Consul of Latvia in Texas Peter Aloizs Ragaušs, Chairman of the Board of the UL Foundation, Prof. emer. Ivars Lācis, representative of the patron company Arčers, Public Relations Specialist Aiga Dakule, Head of the UL Department of Infrastructure Planning Unit Rolands Parasigs-Parasiņš, Executive Director of the UL Foundation Laila Kundziņa, the UL Foundation scholarship recipient Līga Pakalna.


Documents required for scholarship application:

  • completed electronic scholarship application form (see below);
  • two letters of recommendation from the director of applicant’s secondary education institution, a teacher, the head of an out-of-school and/or interest education institution, a lecturer or another person who has worked closely with the applicant on projects, etc.;
  • CV or Curriculum Vitae (in Europass format);
  • a free-format essay about applicant’s favourite patron (up to 6 000 characters with spaces);
  • other documents – see the list included in the scholarship application form below.

Within a single academic year, the applicant may receive only one scholarship financed by the patrons of the University of Latvia Foundation.


Application for the scholarship in the 2020/2021 academic year is open until 16 August 2020.