FINANCE

Finance

The University offers a variety of financial support and promotion opportunities for students in both state-funded and non-state-funded study places. Take advantage of all the opportunities offered by the University!

What scholarships can I receive?

University’s Talent Scholarships are awarded to the most active students, who achieve exceptional results in their studies, research or art projects, who are active in extra-curricular activities in the areas of business, innovations and social activities that promote KTU name.

All bachelor‘s and master‘s students, as well as integrated and non-degree studies students can participate in the Talent Scholarship competition, except for the bachelor‘s students in their first year’s first semester.

Amount of the University’s Talent Scholarship is 250 EUR per month. The total amount of support allocated per semester is 1,000 EUR.

Talent Scholarship competition of year 2022-2023 take place in:

Autumn semester | 9th September 2022 – 22nd September 2022
Spring semester | 10th February 2023 – 23rd February 2023

The results of 2021-2022 ay spring’s semester.

All necessary documents and instructions must be posted in AIS.

More information and important documents

More information:
tel. +370 37 300 327; +3706 14 200 55
el. p. klausk@ktu.lt

Nominal Sponsor Scholarships and the scholarships established by companies are awarded to active students who achieve high academic results.

Sponsor Scholarship awardees are being selected by competition, which procedure is defined in the scholarship establishment contract and approved by sponsors or by University’s Rector. Competition for Sponsor Scholarships is being announced in spring and autumn.

Application form and other documents for the competition will be updated in the Academic Information System (AIS) after the competition is announced.

 

Information:
Ineta Simonaitė
tel. +370 (676) 92 702
el. p. ineta.simonaite@ktu.lt

 

Scholarship Size of scholarship Who can apply
Kazickas Family Foundation scholarship for students of Faculty of Informatics 700 euros Students of the Faculty of Informatics who have high academic results and actively participate in the field of information technology (hackathons, competitions, etc.) and are involved in socially responsible activities (advantage).
Kazickas Family Foundation Scholarship for students, engaged in philanthropic activities 1 100 euros Undergraduate and graduate students engaged in philanthropic activities with high academic performance.
Kazickas Family Foundation scholarship for PhD students

3 000 euros

 

PhD students conducting research in technology sciences, engaged in active scientific and pedagogical activities.
Thermo Fisher nominal scholarship

1 000 euros*

*students who are going to prepare their final thesis in 2 years, if their study‘sresults will not change, will receive a total scholarship of 2000 euros

Scholarships are given to the best students whowill prepare their final thesis in Thermo Fishercompany in 2021-2022 a. y.

One-time Incentive Scholarship is being awarded for active promotion of the University‘s name by taking part in various activities. The awardees are being named by Faculty Dean’s order and authorised by the Rector.

Requests regarding the award of one-time incentive scholarships to students are submitted by:
• Chairs of students’ organisations
• Head of the Art Societies Group
• Director of Physical Education Centre;
• Other managers of University’s departments

One-time target scholarship
One-time target scholarships are awarded for a purposeful activity representing University:
• Participation in international and/or national scientific conferences, seminars, Olympiads, projects or other events
• Representation of the University at international and/or national sport, art and/or competitions of public organisations, conventions or another kind of events
One-time target scholarships are awarded to students by Vice-Dean’s order, authorised by Rector, of by Dean’s order, authorised by Rector.

More information:
tel. +370 37 300 327; +3706 14 200 55
el. p. klausk@ktu.lt

What financial support can I receive?

KTU students, who are living in the non-renovated dormitories, who have difficult material or social situation and do not pay more than 96 Eur for a room can apply for a dormitory accommodation grant.

Guidelines for the application of the special prices for dormitory and priority allocation

Documents to be submitted:
1. request
2. documents, supporting the circumstances indicated in the request:
2.1. certificate on family composition
2.2. certificate on family’s and (or) person’s calculated and paid salary and other benefits (from the municipality)
2.3. other documents supporting student’s material and/or social status

Applied monthly Accommodation Grant for one person at the dormitory is determined by the commission.

Scanned documents have to be submitted in your AIS by the 20th of each month at the latest.

Information:
tel. +370 37 300 080
email klausk@ktu.lt

One-time Social Scholarships are awarded to the students, who are in a difficult financial situation due to:
• Illness;
• Illness or death of a family member;*
• Natural disaster or loss of property;
• In other exceptional cases.**

The scholarship amount is up to 920 EUR.

* When submitting applications for illness or death of family members, students must additionally attach a document proving the kinship with the person.

** Students who apply for a one-time social scholarship due to a national quarantine and material hardship due to a global pandemic must outline all the circumstances in the application and provide supporting documents to prove their situation.

Applications can only be submitted in your Academic information system (AIS), until the 14th of the current month, the decision is made by the 21st day of the current month. Requests submitted after the 14th are considered at a Commission meeting the following month.

Information:
Tel. +370 37 300 327; +3706 14 200 55
E-mail klausk@ktu.lt

The State Studies Foundation provides support to the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the other countries citizens of Lithuanian descent and expatriates (who had lived abroad at least for three years and came to Lithuania to study in the eighth and subsequent school years), who study in Lithuanian higher education schools.

Information:
Tel. +370 37 300 327; +3706 14 200 55
Email klausk@ktu.lt

More information

The student’s participation in national and International events can be co-funded from the foundation of the Vice-Rector for Studies, if a source of additional financing is available.

The student aiming to get co-funding for the activities significant to the University from the foundation of the Vice-Rector for Studies has to fill in a request and to apply to the Faculty’s Dean or the Student Union.

The criteria for co-funding:
• A student is advanced; his/her grade point average of the last semester is at least 7
• A chair of the organisation / Dean or his/her authorised person provides a reasoned recommendation for the student’s trip
• A student provides a reasoned justification for the requested expenses
• A student goes to an exhibition / tournament / event to present his/her activities / presentation, represent the University at the regional / national / international level
• Participation in the event is significant to the University; it promotes the University’s name and strengthens its image
The following cases are not funded by the Studies Foundation:
• A visit is related only to the expanding student’s knowledge in his/her study programme
• External students’ trips
• When co-funding of one student’s trip requires more than a half of the annual Foundation’s funds
• When a student goes to the trip that forms political opinions or visits the countries in which political situation poses a threat to the student

Regulations for the procedure of co-financing of the participation of students in the national and international events

Information:
Kristina Skučienė
Email kristina.skuciene@ktu.lt
Tel. +370 638 32 977

A reduced semester’s tuition fee may be applied to a student studying in a state non-funded study place. The student must meet the requirements set by the University and submit an application in the Academic Information System of the University by the 10th day of the semester. To qualify for a reduced semester’s tuition fee, the student must have: a respective entrance score, no academic debts, reached an excellent or standard level of academic achievements, a respective grade point average, no academic or disciplinary penalties, no financial debts to the University, and meet other requirements set by the University. The tuition fee can also be reduced for a student in a difficult economic (social) situation. The amount of the reduction of tuition fee depends on the price of the student’s study programme.

Information on the possibility to apply for financial support to cover a tuition fee is provided by the International Studies Office, email international@ktu.lt.

Citizens of Ukraine, their family members who do not have Ukrainian citizenship and stateless persons residing in Ukraine, who have fled to the Republic of Lithuania from Ukraine due to the military actions of the Russian Federation in Ukraine and have been admitted to Lithuanian state higher education institutions since 2022 February 24 undergraduate, graduate or integrated study programs, a targeted scholarship may be awarded.

The amount of the scholarship is 300 euros per month.

The scholarship is awarded for the calendar year 2022, starting in April, except for July and August. The scholarship is terminated upon expulsion from the higher education institution, termination or completion of studies, or after taking academic leave.

A person who has received a scholarship for living expenses under other programs financed by the European Union Structural Funds and / or the state budget of the Republic of Lithuania in the same month may not pretend to get the scholarship.

Financial Support Allocation Calendar

Process Participating students Beginning End Responsible department1
AUTUMN SEMESTER 01 09 2022 31 01 2023
Submission of the applications for the state supported loan in VSF system* All students 20 08 2022 20 09 2022 SRD
Submission of the applications for the support for the foreigners of Lithuanian descent in VSF system* All students 26 08 2022 30 09 2022 SRD
Submission of the applications for “Erasmus+” and bilateral exchange programmes abroad in the spring semester All students of the first and second cycle studies, except for the final year and first year students2 29 08 2022 24 09 2022 TRD
Submission of the applications for “Erasmus+” internship abroad All students until 01 09 2022 TRD
Submission of the applications for the target payment in VSF system* All students 01 09 2022 16 10 2022 SRD
Competition for the University’s talent scholarships in the autumn semester All students, except for the students of the first year of the first cycle and integrated studies, and students of the third cycle studies 09 09 2022 22 09 2022 SRD
Submission of the applications for the doctoral students’ “Erasmus+” studies and internship abroad Students of the third cycle studies All year until the 10th day of the current month, except for July, August and December TRD
Submission of the applications for “Baltech Nordtek” scholarships All students until 15 09 2022 TRD
Submission of the applications for the social scholarship in VSF system* All students 15 09 2022 10 10 2022 SRD
Selection of doctoral students for the “Erasmus+” studies and internship abroad Students of the third cycle studies All year until the 25th day of the current month, except for July, August and December TRD
Selections for “Erasmus+” and bilateral exchange programmes abroad in the spring semester at the faculties All students of the first and second cycle studies who have submitted the applications 26 09 2022 30 09 2022 TRD
Competition of the Research Council of Lithuania for Doctoral students (support for the academic trips in the first half of 2023) Students of the third cycle studies 15 10 2022 15 11 2022 DM
Competition of the research council of Lithuania for Doctoral students (for the study results) Students of the third cycle studies 15 10 2022 15 12 2022 DM
Submission of the applications for the competition of scholarships for the most active doctoral students Students of the third cycle studies 07 11 2022 18 11 2022 DM
Competition for the Patron’s scholarships in the spring semester All students 18 11 2022 24 11 2022 SRD
Submission of the applications for “Erasmus+” internship abroad All students until 01 02 2022 TRD
Submission of the applications for “Baltech Nordtek” scholarships All students until 15 12 2022 TRD
Submission of the applications for the one-off social scholarship All students 01 09 2022 31 01 2023 SRD
Submission of the applications for the support of the Department for the Affairs of the Disabled All students 01 09 2022 31 01 2023 SRD
Submission of the applications regarding the reduced fee for dormitory accommodation All students 01 09 2022 31 01 2023 SRD

1 Abbreviations of the names of departments:

  • SRD – Department of Student Affairs;
  • TRD – International Relations Department;
  • DM – Doctoral School.

2 The year of studies that the student will be in from 01 09 2022.

* The deadlines for submission of the applications in the system of State Studies Foundation may vary; the information is provided on the website of State Studies Foundation.

Process Participating students Beginning End Responsible department1
SPRING SEMESTER 01 02 2023 31 08 2023
Submission of the applications for the social scholarship in VSF system* All students 20 01 2023 20 02 2023 SRD
Submission of the applications for the support for the foreigners of Lithuanian descent in VSF system* All students 20 01 2023 20 02 2023 SRD
Submission of the applications for “Erasmus+” and bilateral exchange programmes abroad in the autumn semester All students of the first and second cycle studies, except for the final year students 01 02 2023 25 02 2023 TRD
Submission of the applications for the target payment in VSF system* All students 01 02 2022 16 03 2022 SRD
Competition for the University’s talent scholarships in the spring semester All students, except for the students of the third cycle studies 10 02 2023 23 02 2023 SRD
Selections for “Erasmus+” and bilateral exchange programmes abroad in the autumn semester at the faculties All the students of the first and second cycle studies who submitted applications 27 02 2023 03 03 2023 TRD
Submission of the applications for “Erasmus+” internship abroad All students until 01 03 2023 TRD
Submission of the applications for the state supported loan in VSF system* All students 01 03 2023 20 03 2023 SRD
Submission of the applications for “Baltech Nordtek” scholarships All students until 15 03 2023 TRD
Competition of the Research Council of Lithuania for Doctoral students (support for the academic trips in the second half of 2023) Students of the third cycle studies 15 04 2023 15 05 2023 DM
Competition for the Patron’s scholarships in the autumn semester All students 21 04 2023 27 04 2023 SRD
Submission of the applications for “Erasmus+” internship abroad All students until 01 06 2023 TRD
Submission of the applications for “Baltech Nordtek” scholarships All students until 15 06 2023 TRD
Submission of the applications for the one-off social scholarship All students 01 02 2023 31 08 2023 SRD
Submission of the applications for the support of the Department for the Affairs of the Disabled All students 01 02 2023 31 08 2023 SRD
Submission of the applications regarding the reduced fee for dormitory accommodation All students 01 02 2023 31 08 2023 SRD

1 Abbreviations of the names of departments:

  • SRD – Department of Student Affairs;
  • TRD – International Relations Department;
  • DM – Doctoral School.

2 The year of studies that the student will be in from 01 09 2022.

* The deadlines for submission of the applications in the system of State Studies Foundation may vary; the information is provided on the website of State Studies Foundation.

 

Contacts

Ineta Simonaitė

Social Welfare Coordinator

Studentų gatvė 50, Kaunas
phone: +370 (676) 92 702
email ineta.simonaite@ktu.lt