Slovak Government Scholarships for Developing Countries


ABOUT

The Government of the Slovak Republic each year awards scholarships for eligible developing countries’ students. These scholarships support full-time higher education study (Bachelor, Master and Postgraduate or Doctoral) conducted in the Slovak language in a chosen field.


AREAS OF INTEREST


Teacher Training and Education Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Business and Administration, Ecological and Environmental Sciences; Building Engineering, Manufacturing and Communication; Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary, Water Resource Management, Medical Sciences, Dental Surgery, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Non-Medical Health Sciences


BENEFITS

Government Scholarships of the Slovak Republic will comprise the following items in the 2018/2019 academic year:

- for the first and second levels of university study:

monthly scholarship 280 €

one-time stipend upon the commencement of study in the SR 35 €

one-time stipend upon the completion of study in the SR 100 €

Scholarship holders also enjoy discounts provided to students in the SR by the relevant sector of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR.

- for the third level of university study:

monthly scholarship 330 €

one-time stipend upon the commencement of study in the SR 35 €

one-time stipend upon the completion of study in the SR 100 €

Scholarship holders also enjoy discounts provided to students in the SR by the relevant sector of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR.

- for language and preparatory studies for all levels of university study:

monthly scholarship 280 €

one-time stipend upon the commencement of study in the SR 35 €


The amount of the monthly scholarship may be adjusted in the event of a distinctive change in living standards in Slovakia between.



Overview of fees in the course of study in the SR:

- dormitory accommodation 46 - 79 €/month

- meals (7.00 €/day) 210 €/ month

Upon the commencement of studies, the following expenses must be covered:

  • medical examination: Europe/Africa, Asia 183 €/264 €

  • interview related to entrance application procedure 24 - 70 €

A similar situation applies upon the scholarship holder’s completion of studies due to increased costs related to

  • completion of degree work approx. 33 €

  • dissertation approx. 50 €

  • translation and authentication of diploma approx. 33 €


Incentive stipend – As of 1 September 2009, it shall be paid one year in arrears, (e.g., the stipend for excellent academic performance in the first year of study shall be paid in the 2nd year of study) as follows:

  • bonus for grade point average of 1.3 + 50 €/month

  • for PhD students for exams passed by the required deadline + 170 €/year


Scholarships are provided for a specific period of time. In exceptional cases, the Commission of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR may pass decisions regarding changes of this period. The Commission shall assess the reasons stated by the applicant in the written application and credibly confirmed by required documentation. Such decisions are final and may not be appealed. A scholarship that is revoked due to poor academic performance will not be provided to another applicant.


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