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Slovakia Government Scholarship 2023-24

Applications are invited for the Slovakia Government Scholarship 2023-24. Worldwide candidates can apply for the Fully Funded National Scholarships Program of the Slovak Republic to pursue Research exchange for Master’s, Ph.D., Researcher, and University Teachers. In 2005, the Slovak Republic’s Government approved the establishment of the National Scholarships Program in Slovakia to encourage the mobility of students, Ph.D. students, university lecturers, researchers, and artists. The Ministry of Education, Science, Research, and Sport of the Slovak Republic funds the National Scholarship Program (NSP).

The Slovakia scholarships for international students promote international students, Ph.D. students, university professors, researchers, and artists’ study/research/teaching/artistic mobility at higher education institutions and research organizations. It encourages two-way mobility by bringing international scholarship recipients to Slovakia and sending Slovak scholarship recipients abroad. The Slovak Government scholarships for international students program covers all living expenses as well as travel expenditures throughout the stay (all categories in the case of scholarship holders from Slovakia; students and Ph.D. students in the case of international scholarship holders).

All overseas students are welcome to apply for the Slovakia Scholarships 2023/24 Program for International Students in the Slovak Republic. The goals of the Slovak Republic’s national scholarship program for international students are to foster the interchange of students, Ph.D. applicants, university lecturers, researchers, and artists from all over the globe with Slovak institutions.

Programs Offered by Slovakia Government Scholarships:

This list of study fields offered under the Slovakia Government Scholarships is as below:

  • Security Sciences, Defense, and Military
  • Humanities
  • Agricultural and Veterinary Science
  • Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Informatics
  • Social, Economic, and Legal Sciences
  • Technical Sciences
  • Art
  • Education
  • Healthcare

Scholarship Coverage:

The Slovakia Government Scholarships Program will cover educational and living expenses, as well as stays at universities and research organizations3 in Slovakia for research/artistic or teaching purposes. A $1,500 monthly payout is also included.

  • Living costs (food, accommodation, etc).
  • Tuition Fees.
  • 400 € for a university student of the second level of higher education.
  • 734 € for Ph.D. students.
  • University teacher/researcher/artist:
    • 734 € without a Ph.D. degree (or its equivalent) and at the same time less than 4 years of work experience as a university teacher/researcher/artist.
    • 980 € with a Ph.D. degree (or its equivalent) and at the same time less than 10 years of work experience as a university teacher/researcher/artist.
    • 1 050 € with a Ph.D. degree (or its equivalent) and at the same time more than 10 years of work experience as a university teacher/researcher/artist.

Eligibility Criteria:

All those aspirants who wish to participate in the Slovakia Government Scholarships 2023/24 must have the following qualifying requirements;

  • International applicants are encouraged to apply (from all nationalities except Slovakia).
  • Students can apply for the National Scholarship Program 2023/24 in one of three categories, which are as follows:

A) Students who are:

Students in universities outside of Slovakia; Students at the second level of higher education (master’s students), or students who have already completed at least 2.5 years of university studies  

B) Ph.D. students:

who received their higher education or scientific training outside of Slovakia and have been accepted for an academic mobility1 to study/conduct research/artistic stay in Slovakia by the public, private, or a public university or a research institution that is eligible to conduct a Ph.D. study program2 is required (e.g. the Slovak Academy of Sciences).

C) International university teachers, researchers, and artists:

Those who have been invited to a teaching/research/artistic stay in Slovakia by a non-profit organization with a valid certificate of eligibility to do research and development in Slovakia.

Required Documents:

  • Academic Resume or CV.
  • Statement of Interest or Motivation.
  • Study Plan/Research Plan/Research Proposal
  • Two Recommendation Letters.
  • Educational Documents (Results, Transcripts, Degrees).
  • Admission or Offer letter.
  • Copy of Passport.
  • Other Supporting Documents ( If Any).

 Application Deadline:

The Closing date to apply Online for the Slovakia Government Scholarship of the Slovak Republic 2023/24 is 30 April 2023.

How to Apply For Slovakia Government Scholarships:

The Application process for Slovakia Government Scholarships is digital. Candidates can apply electronically by reading all the above-mentioned instructions and preparing the documents required to upload during the application.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the Slovakia Government Scholarship?

The Slovakia Government Scholarship is a program that offers scholarships to international students to study at Slovak universities.

Who is eligible for the Slovakia Government Scholarship?

The Slovakia Government Scholarship is open to international students from eligible countries who wish to study at a Slovak university.

What is the duration of the scholarship?

The duration of the scholarship depends on the type of scholarship awarded. Generally, the scholarships are awarded for a period of one academic year, but some scholarships may be extended for up to five years.

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

The scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation, and a monthly stipend for living expenses.

What is the application process for the scholarship?

The application process for the Slovakia Government Scholarship involves submitting an online application form and supporting documents. The application period usually opens in November and closes in April.

What are the supporting documents required for the application?

The supporting documents required for the application may vary depending on the type of scholarship but generally include academic transcripts, proof of language proficiency, and a letter of recommendation.

How is the selection process for the scholarship conducted?

The selection process for the scholarship is competitive and is based on academic merit, language proficiency, and the applicant’s motivation to study in Slovakia.

When will the results of the scholarship be announced?

The results of the scholarship are usually announced in June or July.

Can I apply for more than one scholarship?

Yes, you can apply for more than one scholarship, but you can only be awarded one scholarship.

Can I apply for the scholarship if I am already studying in Slovakia?

No, the scholarship is not open to students who are already studying in Slovakia. It is only available to students who are applying for a new study program in Slovakia.

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