Foreign students who holds a Card of a Pole will qualify for some scholarships. Other foreign students living in Poland on a temporary residence permit or a visa are not eligible unless they or their family members fulfil the required provisions of Polish law.
Students has to pursue study at an academic level in Poland. But first of all student must complete a second level education and have a leaving certificate for entrance into a university institution. Equivalent leaving certificate or diploma does not automatically qualify students to apply for a scholarship. Nostrification must be followed to establish authenticity of certificates or diplomas by issuing countries and compliance with Polish law. Students must have a valid visa and a medical check-up before entering Poland.