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26.01.2022

A call for scholarship applications for the HiT-1 Croatian E‑course in academic year 2021/2022.

Pursuant to Article 12 of the Statute of the University of Zagreb and the opinion of the Rector's College from its restricted session held on 11 January 2022, the Rector renders this DECISION on announcing a call for scholarship applications for the HiT-1 Croatian E‑course in academic year 2021/2022.

The call for scholarship applications for the HiT-1 Croatian e-learning course in academic year 2021/2022 is hereby approved.

I. Type of scholarship

Up to 10 scholarships will be awarded for the HiT-1 Croatian for beginners e-learning course. The Spring Course starts on 7 March 2022 and the Autumn Course starts on 12 September 2022. Additional information is available on the University of Zagreb and Croatian Heritage Foundation websites:

http://www.unizg.hr/homepage/learn-croatian/e-learning-course-of-croatian/

https://matis.hr/en/programs/croatian-internet-course/

The scholarship covers the fee of 500 EUR to be paid to the organiser of the course, the University School of Croatian Language and Culture (UNISOCLAC).

II. Selection requirements and criteria

Scholarships are awarded to candidates of Croatian descent from South America living outside the Republic of Croatia.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must have completed secondary education.

Criteria for candidate selection

                                    Criteria                                                         Proof of fulfilment

1

candidate is motivated to learn Croatian

motivation letter of at least 250 words

2

candidate has experience with e-learning

relevant information listed in the CV

3

candidate is proficient in English

relevant information listed in the CV

4

candidate holds permanent residence in South America

relevant information listed in the CV

5

candidate holds permanent residence outside the Republic of Croatia

relevant information listed in the CV

6

candidate is an active member of the Croatian community in their country

relevant information listed in the CV

7

candidate is an active member of another expatriate community

relevant information listed in the CV

III. Required documents

Scholarship applicants should enclose the following documents.

1. APPLICATION FORM downloaded from the website, completed and sent to the following two e-mail addresses: ecroatian@gmail.com and marija.bosnjak@unizg.hr.

2. CV with information on Croatian ancestry, place of residence and permanent residence, completed level of education, proficiency in English, experience with e-learning, membership in Croatian communities or clubs, and any activity related to the Croatian language (e.g., folklore group, articles on relevant topics, music, etc.).

3. MOTIVATION LETTER explaining the candidate’s motivation for learning Croatian and their future use of the Croatian language. If they can briefly introduce themselves in Croatian, they may do so at the end of the letter. It should state their desired course duration (to be accepted if possible, which is at the discretion of the Committee).

4. If they are able, it is preferable that they enclose copies of documents proving Croatian ancestry or citizenship, as well as evidence of proficiency in English, experience with e-learning, and activity in Croatian communities.

5. The deadline for online applications is 15 February 2022. A notice on scholarships awarded to candidates will be published on Friday, 21 February 2022 on the website of the University of Zagreb and sent out to candidates to their personal e-mail addresses. 

IV. Application

This call will be published on the website of the University of Zagreb and of the Croatian Heritage Foundation.

The required documents should be sent to the following e-mail addresses:

ecroatian@gmail.com
marija.bosnjak@remove-this.unizg.hr



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