Since 2014, Engure Municipality has been providing support to young people from their municipality who begin their studies at any higher education institution of Latvia. The purpose of the scholarship is to financially support the young people of Engure Municipality to ensure access to education provided by any higher education institution or secondary special education institution in Latvia in the specialties supported by the municipality.


The scholarship is intended for those first-year bachelor’s or professional programme students of all accredited higher education institutions of Latvia, whose officially declared place of residence for at least one year has been in the administrative territory of Engure Region.

Number of scholarships: 2.

Scholarship amount: EUR 1 600 per academic year or EUR 160 per month. The scholarship is paid for 10 months (from September to June) each academic year, depending on the duration of a bachelor's study programme or secondary special education programme.

Scholarship Commission: Chairman of the Engure Municipality Gundars Važa, Deputy Chairman of the Engure Municipality Andris Kalnozols, Executive Director of the Engure Municipality Imants Valers, Public Relations and Youth Affairs Specialist of the Engure Municipality Ilze Steriņa and Executive Director of the UL Foundation Laila Kundziņa.


Priority study specialties supported by the Engure Municipality Scholarship:

1) engineering;
2) exact sciences;
3) medicine;
4) specialties required by the municipality.


Scholarship recipients

In the 2019/2020 academic year – Nikola Ošniece. 
In the 2018/2019 academic year – Helēna Skuja, Anna Krūmiņa.
In the 2017/2018 academic year – Katrīna Silva Mierkalne, Aija Krūze.
In the 2016/2017 academic year – Jānis Rozenštams.
In the 2015/2016 academic year – Toms Lācis.
In the 2014/2015 academic year – Andrejs Andris Jencis, Klaudija Gadišķe.


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.