Slovak Republic Ministry of Education Scholarships


    The Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic advertises scholarships for accredited study programs at public universities for the academic year 2015/2016. These scholarships are designed for applicants meeting required general criteria and criteria related to selected type of study stay.
    • 10 places for students for semestral/ 5 - months study stay
    • 7 places for graduates for semestral/5 - months study stay
    • 2 places for 3-months academic stay

    Eligibility

    Persons applying for a scholarship of the Ministry of Education of the SR for part of bachelor, master and doctoral degree study programmes of university studies in the framework of the offer must meet the following conditions:

    • study at foreign university study programme related to that one the applicant is applying for in the SR,
    • submit a completed application form for the provision of a scholarship of the Ministry of Education of the SR with preliminary acceptation letter from anticipated academic department in the SR and also with the respective appendices
    • only students of bachelor, master, engineer and doctoral degree study programmes in age from 18 to 26 years may apply for the scholarship of the Ministry of Education of the SR.

    Persons applying for a scholarship for doctoral study in the framework of the Ministry of Education of the SR offer must fulfil these conditions:

    • have completed university education in a second degree study programme (having gained the academic title "MSc." at a foreign university or "Mgr.", "Ing.", "MUDr." or "MVDr." at a university in the SR) and study selected study department at foreign university.
    • submit a completed application form for the provision of a scholarship of the Ministry of Education of the SR with a statement of the study department of the doctoral study according to the applicable list of study departments of doctoral study carried out in the SR with a preliminary acceptance of the anticipated department or institute in the SR, as well as the respective appendices (the form is available electronically at www.studyin.sk),
    • only students of doctoral degree study programmes in age from 23 to 35 years may apply for the scholarship of the Ministry of Education of the SR.

    Persons applying for a scholarship for academic stay in the framework of the Ministry of Education of the SR offer must fulfil these conditions:

    • have completed university education in a minimum of second degree study programme (having gained the academic title "MSc." at a foreign university or "Mgr.", "Ing.", "MUDr." or "MVDr." at a university in the SR) and work at foreign university or at foreign academic institute,
    • submit a completed application form for the provision of a scholarship of the Ministry of Education of the SR including scientific and research programme realized in the SR, preliminary acceptance of the anticipated academic department in the SR, as well as the respective appendices
    • only university graduates in age from 30 to 50 years may apply for the scholarship of the Ministry of Education of the SR.

    Benefits

    The scholarship of the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic is designed to support academic mobility, its amount covers expenditures related to stay in the Slovak Republic The Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic provides to scholarship holders university study free of charge.

    If interested, the scholarship holders can participate on preliminary Slovak language courses lasting for 10 months on their own costs.

    A holder of a scholarship of the Ministry of Education of the SR will be approved for the period of the study in the selected study department, stipulated by the statute of the respective university, i.e. at the time when the scholarship holder is according to internal legal regulations a university student, with the following:

    • a monthly scholarship in total amount of 280 EUR,
    • accommodation in student halls of residence and catering in student dining halls at a fee equal to that for students with the SR citizenship,
    • education at the selected public university, under the same conditions as provided for citizens of the SR during the study period set by the statute of the university.

    For the approved period of time the scholarship holders, as decided by the Ministry of Education of the SR pursuant to internal state, will be provided the following:

    • a monthly scholarship in total amount of 550 EUR*,
    • accommodation of collegial type and catering in employees dining halls of receiving organization for a consideration.

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