Slovakia Government Scholarships

Fully Funded Slovakia Government Scholarships 2024

The Government of the Slovak Republic approved the establishment of the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic for the support of the mobility of students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists in 2005. The National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic (NSP) is financed by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic from the state budget of the Slovak Republic.

Slovakia Government Scholarship Summary

  • Host Country: Slovakia
  • Study Abroad: Study in Europe 
  • Category: Postgraduate Scholarships | Masters Scholarships | PhD Scholarships 
  • Eligible Countries: All Countries
  • Reward: Scholarship | €400 –  €734 Living Allowance | Accommodation | Travel allowance
  • Deadline: April 30, 2024

Slovakia Government Scholarship Details:

The Slovakia Government Scholarship Program are fully funded scholarship for international students. These scholarships are available for Masters and PhD studies. The scholarship covers up to €734 monthly.

Eligibility Requirements for Slovakia Government Scholarship Program 2024:

To be considered for the Scholarship, you must:

  • Students who:
    • are university students at universities outside Slovakia.
    •  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 will be accepted by a public, private or state university in Slovakia for academic mobility1 to study in Slovakia. Eligible applicants for a scholarship in the framework of the NSP: A).
  • 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 are eligible to carry out a doctoral study programme2 (e.g. the Slovak Academy of Sciences) for an academic mobility1 to study/conduct research/artistic stay in Slovakia.
  • 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 has its seat in Slovakia.

Benefits of the 2024 Government of Slovak Republic National Scholarship Program:

  • The scholarship is intended to cover international scholarship holders’ living costs, i.e. the costs related to staying in Slovakia (food, accommodation, etc.), during their study, research/artistic or teaching stay at universities and in research organisations in Slovakia. The scholarship holder can ask for assistance concerning accommodation and formalities related to entering and staying in the territory of the Slovak Republic either his/her host institution, or he/she can handle all the necessities him-/herself.
  • Amount of the monthly scholarship
    • university students of the second level of higher education 400 €
    • PhD student 734 €

Required Documents for the Government of Slovak Republic National Scholarship Program:

Required documents that must be attached to the online application as listed below:

  • curriculum vitae;
  • motivation letter;
  • detailed study programme
  • two recommendation letters issued by the applicant’s university teachers 
  • confirmation issued by the applicant’s home university confirming that the applicant is a regular student of the respective university at the time of applying 
  • scan of the applicant’s bachelor’s diploma, diploma supplement and state examination certificate (if applicable);
  • admission/invitation letter issued by the applicant’s host university in Slovakia indicating the period of stay. 

How to Apply to the 2024 Government of Slovak Republic National Scholarship Program:

Interested and qualified applicants should use the link created below to proceed to the application page.

Slovakia Government Scholarship Application Website:

Slovakia Government Scholarship Application Deadline: April 30, 2024