National Scholarship Programme

Applicants from Slovakia

The programme offers:

  • scholarships covering living costs for:
    • students studying at universities in Slovakia in order to undertake a study stay (1 — 2 semesters or 1 — 3 trimesters) outside Slovakia during their master‘s studies, or a research/artistic stay (3 — 6 months) closely related to the completion of applicant‘s master thesis;
    • PhD students studying at universities (including external education institutions, e.g. Slovak Academy of Sciences) in Slovakia in order to undertake a study and/or research/artistic stay (1 — 10 months) outside Slovakia during their doctoral studies;
    • postdoctoral researchers1 working at universities and research organisations in Slovakia in order to undertake a research stay (3 — 6 months) outside Slovakia

    [1] Postdoctoral researcher is a university teacher or a researcher working at a university or in a research organisation in Slovakia who was awarded a PhD degree (on the indicated closing date of the applications, it must not have passed more than 10 years since the applicant have been awarded the PhD degree).

 

  • travel grants to cover travel costs (or their part) in order to undertake a study and/or research/artistic stay supported by the Programme.

 

Countries to choose from for a scholarship stay

The Programme is not country limited. You can apply for a scholarship stay in any country of the world.

 

Amount of the monthly scholarship

The amount of the scholarship is set for every country separately. The scholarship shall cover average living costs in the respective country during the stay. When setting the amount of the scholarship, only living costs are taken into consideration; it does not cover other costs, e.g. tuition fee.

Amounts of monthly scholarships to the countries where scholarship stays have already been carried out is available at www.stipendia.sk (in Slovak only).

 

Amount of a travel grant

Travel grant is an allowance to cover travel costs (or their part) to and from a county of scholarship stay. Scholarship stay must last at least one month in case of PhD students, 3 months in case of postdoctoral researchers and in the case of students at least one academic term (semester/trimester). The amount
of the travel grant is set by the Selection Committee taking into consideration up-to-date prices of transportation and budget possibilities of the Programme.

 

Application procedure

Applications are submitted online at www.stipendia.sk (in Slovak only). Online application system is opened at least 6 weeks prior to the application deadline. Applications must be submitted in the online application system till the application deadline. Detailed information on submitting applications and required documents is available at the website of the Programme.

 

Calls for applications

  • 30 April till 16:00 CET — scholarship stays during the next academic year,
  • 31 October till 16:00 CET — scholarship stays during the summer semester of the current academic year.

 

Detailed information about the Programme (in Slovak only)

List of countries where scholarship stays have already been carried out (in Slovak only)

Last modified: 2017-04-11