Slovak Government Scholarships for Selected Developing Countries

By | May 11, 2020

Slovak Government Scholarships for Selected Developing Countries

Slovak Gov’t
Bachelors/Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 30 May (annual)
Study in: Slovakia
Course starts Sept

Brief description:

The Slovak Republic (SR) offers government scholarships for students from selected developing countries who wish to pursue full-time higher education studies in a chosen field of study at public universities in the SR.

Host Institution(s):

Public Universities in Slovakia

Field(s) of study:

Not specified

Number of Scholarships:

Around 48

Target group:

International Students from Afghanistan, Kenya, Moldova, Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Ukraine, Mongolia, Palestinian National Authority and Vietnam.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarships include a monthly grant of a stated amount, accommodation, education at the chosen public university, and SR Government scholarship for 10-month language training if applicable.

Eligibility:

Scholarship for Study in 1st and 2nd Degree Higher Education Study Programmes (Hereafter Refereed to as Bachelor, Master and Postgraduate Study) in the SR: Persons applying for an SR Government scholarship for bachelor, master or postgraduate higher education study programmes in the framework of the SR Government’s offer must meet the following conditions:

a)     have attained complete secondary education completed by a school-leaving exam.  The document on education acquired abroad must be assessed by the Centre for Recognition of Diplomas (Stredisko na uznávanie dokladov o vzdelaní) of the SR Ministry of Education, Science, Research & Sport at Stromová 1, 813 30 Bratislava;

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b)    meet the conditions for acceptance for higher education study pursuant to Act no. 131/2002 Coll. on universities and on the amendment of certain acts, as amended, www.minedu.sk;

c)     submit a completed application form for an SR Government scholarship with the relevant attachments;

d)    candidates of 18 to 26 years of age may apply for an SR Government scholarship.

Scholarship for Study in 3rd Degree Higher Education Study Programmes (Hereafter Refereed to as Doctoral Study) in the SR: Persons applying for a scholarship for doctoral study in the framework of the SR Government’s offer must meet the following requirements:

a) Have completed higher education in a second-degree study programme (having acquired the academic title “MSc.” at a foreign university or “Mgr.”, “Ing.”, “MUDr.” or “MVDr.” at a university in the SR). The document on education acquired abroad must be assessed by the Centre for Recognition of Diplomas (Stredisko na uznávanie dokladov o vzdelaní) of the SR Ministry of Education, Science, Research & Sport at Stromová 1, 813 30 Bratislava. Its opinion must be attached to the application for an SR Government scholarship submitted by the applicant for assessment to the selection committee of the SR Ministry of Education, Science, Research & Sport;

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b) Meet the conditions for admission to the third degree higher education study programme pursuant to Act no. 131/2002 Coll. on universities and on the amendment of certain acts, as amended;

c) Submit a completed application for an SR Government scholarship, stating the study field of the doctoral study according to the applicable list of doctoral study programmes conducted in the SR, with a letter of preliminary acceptance from the expected teaching workplace in the SR, as well as with the relevant annexes;

d) Candidates of 23 to 35 years of age may apply for an SR Government scholarship.

Application Instructions:

Applications are done online.  The deadline for submission of online application form is 29 May.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to download the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.minedu.sk/scholarships-of-the-government-of-the-slovak-republic/