/ 25 listopada, 2022

Dear PhD students of the second, third and fourth year of education in the Doctoral School at the University of Silesia in Katowice and in the International Environmental Doctoral School associated with the Center of Polar Studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice.

I announce a competition to increase the doctoral scholarship for the 2021/2022 academic year (scientific achievements from October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022 will be taken into account). Increased scholarship will be paid during academic year 2022/2023 only to the persons entitled to receive a doctoral scholarship.

The competition regulations, criteria for awarding a scholarship increase and scholarship application forms can be found on the websites of doctoral schools.

Applications should be submitted through the electronic forms available in the announcement. To confirm the form, the official e-mail address in the us.edu.pl domain must be used (in the case of doctoral students of the International Environmental Doctoral School, the official e-mail address of the relevant institution).

Confirmations of achievements should be uploaded to the disk, in the form of pdf files, using the link provided in the application.

Applications and links to the disks are prepared separately for IEDS PhD students and for DS PhD students of each education area. Within the area of ​​humanities, theological sciences and arts, a separate form has been made available for doctoral students in artistic disciplines.

Submitting applications and sending confirmations other than those described above will not be accepted.

Before submitting an application, please read the Regulations available below and the application rules attached to the application forms. There are given, inter alia, conditions under which achievements will be accepted and detailed information on the method of counting points. Proceedings inconsistent with these rules will be the basis for rejecting a given achievement or for rejecting the entire application for formal reasons.

Deadline for submitting documents: Wednesday, November 30, 23:59.

The aim of the competition is to motivate and support the development and scientific career of young talents.

The pro-quality scholarship for PhD students of doctoral schools is financed under the University of Silesia program entitled “Research Excellence Initiative”, from the funds obtained in connection with the participation of the University in the “Initiative of Excellence – Research University” program and receiving from the Ministry of Education and Science a 2% increase in subsidies for the period 2020-2025.

Professor Alina Świeściak-Fast

Dean of the Doctoral School at the University of Silesia in Katowice

Competition documentation

The rules of the competition: Rules and regulations for granting an increase in the doctoral scholarship

Applications forms in Polish: https://formularze.us.edu.pl/site/index/680

Application forms in English: https://formularze.us.edu.pl/site/index/682

Legal base (in Polish)

Zarządzenie nr 152 Rektora Uniwersytetu Śląskiego w Katowicach z dnia 21 października 2022 r. zmieniające zarządzenie w sprawie przyznawania stypendium doktoranckiego i zwiększenia stypendium doktoranckiego w szkołach doktorskich w Uniwersytecie Śląskim w Katowicach.

Link: https://aktyprawne.us.edu.pl/d/5969/5/

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