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Ministry of Education Scholarships for Foreign Students in Slovak Republic, 2017

The Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic is inviting applications for international scholarships available for accredited study programs at public universities for the academic year 2016-2017. Scholarships are available for pursuing university study programmes (undergraduate, masters and doctoral degree) or 3-months academic stay.

The aim of the Ministry of Education Scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.

The Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic is the central body of the state administration of the Slovak Republic for elementary, secondary and higher education, educational facilities, lifelong learning, science and for the state’s support for sports and youth.

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Applicants meeting required general criteria and criteria related to selected type of study stay. Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing university study programmes (undergraduate, masters and doctoral degree) or 3-months academic stay at public universities of Slovak Republic.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in all disciplines.

Scholarship Award:  These ministry of education scholarships will be awarded for three types of study programs as follows: 
During study in 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree university study programmes (hereinafter referred to as bachelor, master and doctoral study) in Slovak Republic: For the approved period of time the scholarship holders, as decided by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR pursuant to internal state, will be provided the following:
-a monthly scholarship in total amount of 280 € (1st and 2nd degree); a monthly scholarship in total amount of 330 € (3rd degree)
-accommodation in student halls of residence and catering in student dining halls at a fee equal to that for students with the SR citizenship,
-education at the selected public university, under the same conditions as provided for citizens of the SR during the approved study stay.
3-months academic stay: For the approved period of time the scholarship holders, as decided by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR pursuant to internal state, will be provided the following:
-a monthly scholarship in total amount of 550 €,
-accommodation of collegial type and catering in employees dining halls of receiving organization for a consideration.
-Healthcare with the exception of spa treatment and prosthetic works based on individual insurance policy concluded by the scholarship holder prior his/her arrival to the SR.

Scholarship can be taken at: Slovak Republic

Eligibility:
During study in 1st and 2nd degree university study programmes (hereinafter referred to as bachelor, master and doctoral study) in Slovak Republic:
For foreign universities undergraduates in full time form of university study of first and second level  (bachelor, master) to be pursued in the public universities in the SR,  without restriction of the course of study, in  Slovak or English language, subject to the admission by the university in the SR. The Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR will grant to applicants scholarships for university study in Slovak or English language in a selected study field according to the valid system of study departments at public universities of the SR. Persons applying for a scholarship of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR for part of bachelor, master and doctoral degree study programmes of university studies in the framework of the offer must meet the following conditions:
-study at foreign university study programme related to that one the applicant is applying for in the SR
During study in 3rd degree university study programmes (hereinafter referred to as doctoral study) in Slovak Republic: designed for foreign universities undergraduates in full time form of university study of third level (PhD students) to be pursued in the public universities in the SR, without restriction of the course of study, in Slovak or English language, subject to the acceptance  by the university in the SR. The Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR will grant applicants scholarships for doctoral study programme in Slovak or English language at public universities of the SR in accordance with acceptation of the university in the SR or academic educational department of the Slovak Academy of Sciences. Persons applying for a scholarship for doctoral study in the framework of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR offer must fulfil these conditions:
-have completed university education in a second degree study programme (having gained the academic title “MSc.” at a foreign university or “Mgr.”, “Ing.”, “MUDr.” or “MVDr.” at a university in the SR) and study selected study department at foreign university.
3-months academic stay: for graduates of foreign universities continuing  in the areas of education and research, to be implemented in the workplaces of public universities in the SR. Persons applying for a scholarship for academic stay in the framework of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR offer must fulfill these conditions:
-have completed university education in a minimum of second degree study programme (having gained the academic title “MSc.” at a foreign university or “Mgr.”, “Ing.”, “MUDr.” or “MVDr.” at a university in the SR) and work at foreign university or at foreign academic institute,
-only university graduates in age from 30 to 50 years may apply for the scholarship of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR.

Nationality: Foreign students can apply for these ministry of education scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants meeting required general criteria and criteria related to selected type of study stay.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Supporting Material: Required documents to on-line application for bachelor or master or PhD students:
Copy of passport
Signed application
Curriculum Vitae
Recommendation
Confirmation
Diploma
Publications
Letter of acceptance
Required documents to on-line application for university teachers or researchers
Copy of passport
Signed application
Curriculum Vitae
Diploma
Publications
Letter of invitation

Online Application: The mode of applying is online.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st May.

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