National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic

www.scholarships.sk

Deadline: 30 April 2020

Scholarships for international Master and PhD students; university teachers, researchers and artists.
https://www.scholarships.sk/en/main/programme-terms-and-conditions/international-applicants
Eligible applicants for a scholarship in the framework of the NSP:
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 mobility 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 full semesters (i.e. 4 – 5 or 9 – 10 months) or full 1 – 3 trimesters, in case the academic year is divided into trimesters (i.e. 3 – 4 or 6 – 7 or 9 – 10 months).
 
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 programme (e.g. the Slovak Academy of Sciences) for an academic mobility1 to study/conduct research/artistic stay in Slovakia.
  • Duration of a scholarship stay (PhD students): 1 – 10 months.
 
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 company and it has its seat in Slovakia.
  • Duration of a scholarship stay (university teachers, researchers or artists): 1 – 10 months.
 
For Admission/Invitation Letter,  students and academic staff of partner universities should contact Vice-Dean for Foreign Relations and PR Assoc. Prof. Markéta Rusnáková: marketa.rusnakova@ku.sk.