APPLY TO RGSL / Grants and stipends

  • 10% discount for the first years of studies for applications submitted before 15 March

To motivate excellent applicants that value knowledge and strive for excellence, RGSL introduces new special discount for all applicants - local and foreign - applying for the Bachelor and Masters studies by Early Admission Deadline 15 March. To receive the 10% discount, applicant should comply with the admission requirements for chosen study programme.

  • Early Admissions Lottery

An Early Admissions Lottery allows this year’s applicants to win one academic year of tuition-free studies – one spot in the Bachelor programmes and one in the Masters programmes. In order to participate, applicants should submit their documents for early admission before 15 March 2016. Apply online:

  • RGSL Excellence Award for Outstanding Local Applicant

RGSL offers free study places to outstanding local secondary school graduates. The Excellence Award for Outstanding Local Applicant, which covers tuition fees for one semester, has been established to give the most promising students who strive for excellence a chance to choose quality education in their homeland. RGSL will offer one free study place in the Bachelor study programme "Law and Diplomacy" and one in "Law and Business".

In order to apply for the Excellence Award, future students must submit their application documents and a motivation letter about the opportunity to study at RGSL for free. The RGSL Tuition Fee Waivers Committee will review all applications, taking into consideration the applicant's academic performance (weighted average grade) and compliance with admission requirements according to the Rules of Admission and Study Agreement. Only residents of Latvia are eligible for the Excellence Award for Outstanding Local Applicant. Apply online:

  • RGSL Excellence Award for Outstanding Foreign Applicant

Riga Graduate School of Law offers tuition fee waivers to foreign students on the Bachelor and Masters programmes. RGSL strives to make their programmes more accessible to students from Europe and all over the world, and encourages students to enrol in the university that offers a highly respected international law education.

In order to apply for a scholarship which shall cover tuition fee for one academic year, the candidate must submit application documents and a letter of motivation concerning the opportunity to receive this scholarship. The RGSL Tuition Fee Waivers Committee shall review all applications, taking into consideration the applicant’s academic performance (overall average grade) and compliance with admission requirements according to the Rules of Admission and Study Agreement. Only those students, who are not currently registered as residents of Latvia, are considered as foreign students and eligible for a study place tuition waiver. The commission may take into account geographical criteria when considering tuition fee waivers.

In the next academic year RGSL will offer one free study place in each Bachelor programme – “Law and Diplomacy” and “Law and Business”, and one spot in the Masters programmes – “Law and Finance” and “International and European Law” (and its sub-programmes).

The deadline for the free study place application submission for 2016/2017 academic year is 15 March 2016. Apply now

  • RGSL Student Excellence Award

To acknowledge achievements of RGSL students, to celebrate academic excellence and to foster motivational atmosphere, RGSL have established RGSL Student Excellence Award. Every year success of RGSL students will be evaluated and award granted to the best students on each bachelor programme. The Award will grant 500 euro tuition fee waiver for the next semester for one outstanding student in the Law and Diplomacy and one - in the Law and Buisness study programme at each study year.

  • Other RGSL Tuition Fee Waivers
To support students from various social groups, to support loyalty of students, graduates and RGSL employees and promote applications from prospective students, RGSL offers additional Fee Waivers for RGSL employees, children of RGSL employees, siblings of students of the RGSL, orphans, persons with 1st or 2nd degree of disability, graduates of RGSL bachelor programmes and graduates of SSE Riga. Learn more about the tution fee waivers at RGSL in the Riga Graduate Schoolof Law Regulation on Tuition Fee Waivers. 
  • Other available sources for the grants and stipends

The Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme which is implemented under EU funding, aims to increase the number of experts in the EU field and support Turkey’s administrative capacity building efforts for the effective implementation of the EU acquis, within the framework of Turkey’s negotiation process for full membership to the EU. 

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