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WHAT

Applications are invited for 100 research grant and scholarship of the National Scholarship Program of the Slovak Republic in every discipline. Around 70 scholarships and grants were awarded in 2019.

WHEN / WHERE

The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic supports mobility of international students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists for scholarship stays at higher education institutions and research organisations in Slovakia. Research stays can range from 1 to 10 months. Research can be conducted in English.

  • Beginning of the scholarship stay::students the earliest date of the beginning of the stay is 1 September 2020; the latest date of the beginning of the stay is 1 April 2021;  PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists: the earliest date of the beginning of the stay is 1 September 2020; the latest date of the beginning of the stay is 31 August 2021 s
  • Completion of the scholarship stay:  students: the latest date of the completion of the stay is 31 August 2021; PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists: the latest date of the completion of the stay is 30 November 2021

TOPICS

Every field is accepted. Read carefully the call for applications.

APPLICATION

Citizens of any country in the world (except the citizens of Slovakia) can apply.

Amount of the monthly scholarship

a) university student of the second level of higher education400 €
b) PhD student734 €
c) university teacher/researcher/artist: 
  • without PhD degree (or its equivalent) and at the same time less than 4 years of work experience as a university teacher/researcher/artist
734 €
  • with PhD degree (or its equivalent) and at the same time less than 10 years of work experience as a university teacher/researcher/artist
980 €
  • with PhD degree (or its equivalent) and at the same time more than 10 years of work experience as a university teacher/researcher/artist
1 050 €

 

In addition, students and PhD students [eligible applicants under the category A) and B)] can be awarded a travel allowance, (travel grant), if they apply for it along with their scholarship application. Travel allowance is awarded as a lump sum and it will be paid to the scholarship holder at the end of his/her stay together with the last scholarship payment. Travel allowance amount depends on the distance (in a direct line) between applicant’s place of residence and the place of his/her stay in Slovakia5:

  • distance up to 350 km – 0 €,
  • distance more than 350 km, max. 2,000 km – 250 €,
  • distance more than 2,000 km, max. 7,000 km – 500 ,
  • distance more than 7,000 km – 1 000 €.
! IMPORTANT! The conditions for submitting applications have been modified to facilitate applications because of the Covid-19 outbreak. Some restrictions have been lifted, read about it here.
 
 

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