Ad Futura Postgraduate Scholarships for Citizens of Western Balkan Countries in Slovenia, 2017

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­Applications are invited for Scholarships for citizens of Western Balkan countries in Slovenia for the year 2017. Scholarships are available to pursue postgraduate (Master and Doctoral) program.

The total value of the Call for Applications is EUR 400,000 for the entire period for which the selected applicants are awarded scholarships, starting in the calendar year 2017.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue postgraduate (Master and Doctoral) programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in natural science, technology or medicine at higher education institutions in the Republic of Slovenia.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship is granted for:

  • Fees in the amount of actual tuition, but no more than 3,000.00 EUR per academic year and
  • Living expenses, totalling EUR 8,400.00 EUR per year.
  • The total value of the Call for Applications is EUR 400,000 for the entire period for which the selected applicants are awarded scholarships, starting in the calendar year 2017. The right to scholarship is granted from the year in which the applicant is enrolled in the calendar year 2017 till the finish of individual study program. The scholarship can be granted for maximum as many years as are officially defined by the programme or less, if the scholarship is granted for a higher year of studies.
  • The scholarship is granted for:
  • Living costs; in the total amount of EUR 8.400,00 for each study year. The scholarship shall be paid as a lump sum; And
  • Tuition fee; the maximum granted amount of yearly scholarship for tuition fee for an individual year of study shall amount to 100% of tuition fee, but not more than EUR 3,000.00 for individual study year. Scholarship for tuition fee shall be transferred in accordance with the Article 56 of The Scholarship Act.
  • The tuition fee is the amount paid annually by an individual to an educational institution for participation in the educational program. Tuition does not comprise any other payments, mandatory or not, made to an educational institution, such as costs of registration, study materials, memberships in organizations or clubs, contributions for the use of laboratory, health or other insurance and other costs.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Slovenia

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following conditions:

  • They are foreign nationals with permanent residence outside the Republic of Slovenia and they are not citizens of Republic of Slovenia and have not acquired long-term resident status and will not acquire citizenship of the Republic of Slovenia for the duration of the studies subject to scholarship under this Call for Applications;
  • They are nationals of one of the Western Balkan States pursuant to the paragraph 2 of point 1 of the present call for applications;
  • They are about to finish or already finished their undergraduate studies at higher education institutions in one of the countries specified in paragraph 2 of point 1 of the present call for applications;
  • They are not accepted or enrolled in uniform master’s study program;
  • They have not yet been enrolled in the same year at the same level of education or higher,
  • They are admitted to or enrolled for master studies of second level or doctoral studies of the third level in the field of natural sciences, technology or medicine in the academic year 2017/2018, pursuant to paragraph 1, 5 and 6 of point 1 Subject-matter of the Call for Applications;
  • The study referred to in the previous point shall take place at an accredited educational institution in the Republic of Slovenia for an accredited program, whereby they will attain a recognised level of education and obtain a valid degree upon completing the program;
  • The level of education achieved through the study program referred to in the previous item will be higher than the highest level they have already achieved in any previously completed studies or they will obtain in any studies they are about to complete;
  • They will have a valid permit for temporary residence in the Republic of Slovenia for the purpose of study that is subject to scholarship under this Call for Applications, pursuant to the Aliens Act (Official Gazette of Republic of Slovenia, Nos. 45/14 – official consolidated text, 90/14, 19/15 and 47/15 – ZZSDT) and will also reside in the Republic of Slovenia;
  • Their studies in Slovenia are not part of an academic exchange program;
  • They will have student status in the Republic of Slovenia for the duration of the studies subject to scholarship under this Call for applications
  • They will reside in the Republic of Slovenia throughout the duration of the studies, however exchanges abroad, if they are part of the study program are allowed on the basis of prior consent of the Fund provided that they are not carried out in the student´s home country;
  • The study program concerned is not organized in the form of distance learning or conducted only through occasional consultations in the Republic of Slovenia;
  • They will not receive a state or Zois Scholarship for the duration of the studies subject to scholarship under this Call for Applications;
  • They will not receive any other scholarships, grants or similar funding for studies awarded under other regulations in the Republic of Slovenia;
  • They will not be employed or self?employed in the Republic of Slovenia or abroad for the duration of the studies subject to scholarship under this Call for Applications;
  • They will not be registered as an unemployed person with the Employment Service of Slovenia or with other competent institution of this type abroad for the duration of the studies subject to scholarship under this Call for Applications;
  • They will not acquire the status of a manager in a corporation or director of a private Institute for the duration of the studies subject to scholarship under this Call for Applications,
  • On the day of their first enrollment in an educational program and the level of education for which they are applying for a scholarship, they have not yet reached the age of 28.
  • Applicants, who are granted a scholarship under this Call for Applications, must meet the above conditions for the duration of their studies subject to scholarship under this Call for Applications.

 Nationality: Nationals of Western Balkans are eligible to apply for this scholarship program. Under this call, the following states are perceived as Western Balkans states Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Montenegro, Republic of Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia and Republic of Serbia.

Slovenia Scholarships

How to Apply: The application (the completed and signed application form, including the required documentation) must be submitted to the Fund to the address.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline for submission of the applications is Friday, October 6, 2017.

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