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Announcement of competition for doctoral students for funds at URSD disposal

28.02.2024 - 12:59 update 28.02.2024 - 13:02
Editors: dianapasek
Tags: kunkurs, samorząd doktorantów, URSD

Effective February 28th 2024, the University Council of Doctoral Student Government announces a competition for doctoral students and doctoral organizations of the University of Silesia for funds. The maximum amount of funding is PLN 5,000 and PLN 10,000, respectively.

The competition funds are used to support such activities and projects aimed at activating the environment of doctoral students, improving the quality of their scientific research, publishing their results or popularizing scientific knowledge.

Applications can be submitted until March 14th  2024 at: doktoranci@us.edu.pl . In addition,  until March 8th , we will accept your applications for consultation for formal errors with the possibility of sending them back for correction.

We also inform you that due to the amendment of the Regulations on the distribution of funds at the disposal of the Doctoral Student Council of the University of Silesia in Katowice and the repeal of § 3(5) of the Regulations by a resolution of the URSD dated February 27, 2024, applicants for funding from the URSD budget do not need to show previous application for funds in the Doctoral School competition.

In addition, we remind you:

-The form for individual applications is Annex No.1 and for academic organisations is Annex No.2;

-In Section I of Appendix 1 dedicated to year of study it is required to indicate current year of studies, not the academic year;

-The declaration of consent to the processing of personal data requires, in addition to the date and signature, the selection of the appropriate option from I consent/ I do not consent;

All information and application forms are available on the website at the link:


We kindly ask you to carefully read the provisions of the Regulation and all documentation in the attachments on the site, and to send us well thought-out projects. The amount of funds is limited! Submission of a correctly filled out application by the deadline does not guarantee the funds will be allocated. The assessment of projects by the URSD competition committee will be the deciding factor. The final amount of funds available for distribution in the competition will be determined by the Council on the basis of the allocated amount of the URSD budget for 2024.

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