American Latvians Valija and Modris Galenieki, in cooperation with the organisation "Friends of the University of Latvia", have contributed to the excellence of higher education in Latvia since 2018, awarding scholarships to students of the University of Latvia (UL) and Riga Technical University (RTU).


The scholarship is intended for bachelor’s programme students of the UL Faculty of Business, Management and Economics specialising in industrial engineering management (1), bachelor’s programme students of the UL Faculty of Computing (1) and RTU Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Transport and Aeronautics bachelor’s programme students, starting their second year of studies (1).

Number of scholarships: 3.

Scholarship amount: EUR 1 300 per academic year.

Scholarship Commission: Dean of the UL Faculty of Business, Management and Economics Prof. Guntis Bērziņš (Chairman of the Scholarship commission), Dean of the UL Faculty of Computing Prof. Guntis Arnicāns, Deputy Dean for Teaching at the RTU Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Transport and Aeronautics Prof. Aldis Balodis.


Additional conditions:

  • the student is diligent, shows an excellent learning capacity and is active in public life;
  • the weighted average mark is greater than 7.5 points.

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


Scholarship recipients

In the 2019/2020 academic year – Elīza Gaile (UL) and Ņikita Kuzmins (RTU).
In the 2018/2019 academic year – RTU students Ņikita Kuzmins, Mārtiņš Ļuļļa and Artūrs Mazurs.




Pretendents / Applicant
Pārbaudiet stipendijas noteikumos, vai izvēlētā stipendija tiek piešķirta Jūsu fakultātes, studiju programmas, studiju līmeņa un studiju gada studentiem!
Please, carefully review the scholarship regulations to see whether the chosen scholarship is awarded to students of your faculty, study programme, level of studies and study year!


Kontaktinformācija / Contact information
Jāpievieno Europass standartiem atbilstoša forma / Please, attach the CV in Europass format: Europass>>
Visu veidlapā pievienoto failu kopējais apjoms nedrīkst pārsniegt 14 MB. / The total size of all files attached to the application form may not exceed 14 MB.

Motivācija / Motivation
Stipendijas nepieciešamības pamatojums. Lūdzam minēt arī zinātniski pētnieciskos darbus, publikācijas, nolasītos referātus, dalību semināros un konferencēs, īpašus sasniegumus, sabiedriskās aktivitātes, konkursu darbus, apgrūtinātus materiālos apstākļus. Pretendentiem uz sociālo, humanitāro vai eksakto zinātņu stipendijām lūdzam norādīt studiju (pētniecības) motivāciju. Papildus nosacījumi pie stipendiju aprakstiem, noteikumiem.
Substantiation of the need for a scholarship. Please include scientific research works, publications, reports presented, participation in seminars and conferences, special achievements, social activities, works in competitions, restricted financial position. Applicants for scholarships in social, exact sciences or humanities are asked to indicate their study (research) motivation. Additional conditions are indicated in scholarship descriptions, regulations.
Visu veidlapā pievienoto failu kopējais apjoms nedrīkst pārsniegt 14 MB. / The total size of all files attached to the application form may not exceed 14 MB.
Citi dokumenti pēc ieskatiem, kas apliecina pretendenta pieredzi pastāvīgajā darbā, viņa intelektuālo potenciālu, spēju radīt jaunas inovatīvas idejas, dokumenti, kas varētu palīdzēt izvērtēt pretendenta pieteikumu.
Other documents at the discretion of the applicant, which confirm the applicant's experience in permanent work, his/her intellectual potential, ability to create new innovative ideas, documents that could help to evaluate the application.
Visu veidlapā pievienoto failu kopējais apjoms nedrīkst pārsniegt 14 MB. / The total size of all files attached to the application form may not exceed 14 MB.
Jāiesūta divas rekomendācijas vēstules – mācībspēkiem, institūtu pārstāvjiem, akadēmiskajam personālam u.c. rekomendācijas sniedzējiem ieteikumi jāsūta no saviem e-pastiem uz e-pasta adresi fonds@fonds.lv.
Two letters of recommendation – issued by teachers, etc. should be sent to the email address fonds@fonds.lv.


PRETENDENTA APLIECINĀJUMS / AFFIRMATION BY APPLICANT
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Pēc datu nosūtīšanas pārliecinieties, ka ir parādījies paziņojums, ka pieteikums ir saņemts. Ja apstiprinājuma paziņojums nav saņemts, pārliecinieties, ka pievienoto failu kopējais apjoms nepārsniedz 14 MB un mēģiniet iesniegt formu vēlreiz. Jautājumu gadījumā rakstiet uz epasta adresi / After sending the data, make sure that a message appears stating that the application has been received. If you do not receive a confirmation message, make sure the total size of the attached files does not exceed 14 MB and try submitting the form again. In case of questions, contact us by email fonds@fonds.lv.