Scholarships for International Students, PhD Students, University Teachers, Researchers and Artists

National Scholarship Programme, the Slovak Republic

Scholarships for International Students, PhD Students, University Teachers, Researchers and Artists

Deadline: April 30 and October 31, 2017

 

About the Programme (National Scholarship Programme)

The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic supports study/research/teaching/artistic mobility of foreign students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists at higher education institutions and research organisations in Slovakia. The scholarship shall cover scholarship holders’ living costs (accommodation, board, etc.) during their study/research/teaching/artistic stay in Slovakia.

 

The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic (NSP) supports also mobility of students and PhD students studying at Slovak higher education institutions (or in case of PhD students, students studying at external education institutions, e.g. the Slovak Academy of Sciences) with a permanent residence in Slovakia at higher education institutions and research organisations abroad. In the framework of the NSP, students, full-time PhD students, university teachers and researchers of the Slovak Academy of Sciences with a permanent residence in Slovakia are eligible to apply for a travel grant (a grant that should cover a part of their travel costs related to their study/research stay abroad).

 

Call for applications – academic year 2017/2018 – apply now!

The online application must be submitted before the application deadline. It is also necessary to deliver original of the admission/invitation letter to SAIA, n. o., in Bratislava (SAIA, n. o., Sasinkova 10, 812 20 Bratislava 1). This document must be delivered at latest on the 3rd working day after the application deadline until 12 p.m. (when determining the working days, legal status in Slovakia is taken into consideration).

 

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When planning your scholarship stay, the following applies: 

  • beginning of the scholarship stay:

o    students: the earliest date of the beginning of the stay is 1 September 2017; the latest date of the beginning of the stay is 1 April 2018

o    PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists: the earliest date of the beginning of the stay is 1 September 2017; the latest date of the beginning of the stay is 31 August 2018

 

  • completion of the scholarship stay:

o    students: the latest date of the completion of the stay is 31 August 2018

o    PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists: the latest date of the completion of the stay is 30 November 2018

 

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR international STUDENTS, PhD STUDENTS, UNIVERSITY TEACHERS, RESEARCHERS and artists

The Government of the Slovak Republic approved the establishment of the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic for the support of mobility of students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists in 2005. The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic (NSP) is funded by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.

 

The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic supports mobility of international students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists for scholarship stays at higher education institutions and research organisations in Slovakia.

 

  1. Eligible applicants

Eligible applicants for a scholarship in the framework of the NSP:

  1. A) students who:
  • are university students at universities outside Slovakia;
  • are students of the second level of higher education (master’s students), or are students who at the time of application deadline have already completed at least 2.5 years of their university studies in the same study programme;
  • will be on a study stay in Slovakia during their higher education outside Slovakia and who will be accepted by a public, private or state university in Slovakia for an academic mobility1 to study in Slovakia.

 

All 3 conditions must be met. This category does not apply to doctoral (PhD) studies (or their equivalent).

  • Duration of a scholarship stay (students): 1 – 2 semesters (i.e. 4 – 5 or 9 – 10 months) or 1 – 3 trimesters, in case the academic year is divided into trimesters (i.e. 3 – 4 or 6 – 7 or 9 – 10 months).

 

  1. B) PhD students whose higher education or scientific training takes place outside Slovakia and who are accepted by a public, private or state university or a research institution in Slovakia eligible to carry out a doctoral study programme2 (e.g. the Slovak Academy of Sciences) for an academic mobility1 to study/conduct research in Slovakia.
  • Duration of a scholarship stay (PhD students): 1 – 10 months.

 

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  1. C) international university teachers, researchers and artists who are invited to a teaching/research/artistic stay in Slovakia by an institution with a valid certificate of eligibility to carry out research and development, which is not a business company3 and it has its headquarters in Slovakia.
  • Duration of a scholarship stay (university teachers, researchers or artists): 1 – 10 months.

 

Citizens of any country in the world (except the citizens of Slovakia) can apply for a scholarship stay in Slovakia in the framework of the NSP.

 

·         Programme Terms and Conditions

·         Submit Application

 

For more information, click here.

 

 

Note: When planning your scholarship stay, it is necessary to adhere to the terms and conditions of the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic; specific dates of the beginning/completion of your scholarship stay shall be stated clearly in the Admission/Invitation Letter issued by your host institution in Slovakia.

 

 

 


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