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The Government of the Slovak Republic each year awards scholarships for eligible developing countries’ students. These scholarships support full-time higher education study (Bachelor, Master and Postgraduate or Doctoral) conducted in the Slovak language in a chosen field. The aim of the Government of the Slovak Republic Scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.

Eligibility:

  • A government scholarship may be awarded to a national of a partnering country as defined in Subsection (2) who a) has 1. temporary residence for the purpose of studies,10) 2. temporary residence as a third party national granted Slovak Living Abroad status,11) or 3. the right to stay on the territory of the Slovak Republic for a period in excess of three months,12)
  • is 1. a full-time student at a public university located in the Slovak Republic in one of the academic programs contained in the notice defined in Subsection 2 who demonstrates command of Slovak at the level required by the given public university, or 2. a participant in language education for the purposes of university studies (“language education”)
  • as of 1 September of the year in which the application for a government scholarship is submitted, 1. is at least 18 years of age and not more than 26 years of age with respect to language education for studies of a first-level or second-level academic program or an academic program combining first and second-levels or studies in such an academic program or 2. is at least 23 years of age and not more than 35 years of age with respect to language education for studies of a third-level academic program or studies in such an academic program.

Scholarship Value:

Scholarships of the Government of the Slovak Republic will comprise the following items in the 2016/2017academic year:

  • for the first and second levels of university study: monthly scholarship: 280 €
    one-time stipend upon the commencement of study in the SR: 35 €
    one-time stipend upon the completion of study in the SR: 100 €
    Scholarship holders also enjoy discounts provided to students in the SR by the relevant sector of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR.
  • for the third level of university study: monthly scholarship: 330 €
    one-time stipend upon the commencement of study in the SR: 35 €
    one-time stipend upon the completion of study in the SR: 100 €
    Scholarship holders also enjoy discounts provided to students in the SR by the relevant sector of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR.
  • for language and preparatory studies for all levels of university study:
    monthly scholarship: 280 €
    one-time stipend upon the commencement of study in the SR: €
    The amount of the monthly scholarship may be adjusted in the event of a distinctive change in living standards in Slovakia between 2010 and 2016.Overview of fees in the course of study in the SR: dormitory accommodation: 46 – 79 €/month
    meals (7.00 €/day): 210 €/ month
  • Upon the commencement of studies, the following expenses must be covered:
    medical examination: Europe/Africa, Asia: 183 €/264 €
    interview related to entrance application procedure: 24 – 70 €
  • A similar situation applies upon the scholarship holder’s completion of studies due to increased costs related to
    completion of degree work: approx. 33 €
    Dissertation: approx. 50 €
    translation and authentication of diploma: approx. 33 €
    Incentive stipend – As of 1 September 2009, it shall be paid one year in arrears, (e.g., the stipend for excellent academic performance in the first year of study shall be paid in the 2nd year of study) as follows:
    bonus for grade point average of 1.3: + 50 €/month
  • for PhD students for exams passed by the required deadline: + 170 €/year
    Scholarships are provided for a specific period of time. In exceptional cases, the Commission of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR may pass decisions regarding changes of this period. The Commission shall assess the reasons stated by the applicant in the written application and credibly confirmed by required documentation. Such decisions are final and may not be appealed. A scholarship that is revoked due to poor academic performance will not be provided to another applicant.

Application Process:

Required documents are:

  • A record of the highest level of education attained
  • A completion certificates
  • A letter of acceptance
  • Birth certificate
  • Photograph
  • Recommendations
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Publications
  • Passport
  • Signed application
  • Online Application

Documents:

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The Government of the Slovak Republic each year awards scholarships for eligible developing countries’ students. These scholarships support full-time higher education study (Bachelor, Master and Postgraduate or Doctoral) conducted in the Slovak language in a chosen field. The aim of the Government of the Slovak Republic Scholarship is to enable...
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