Applications are welcomed for the Fully Funded Exchange Scholarships Programme in Slovak Republic. The Government of the Slovak Republic endorsed the foundation of the National Scholarship Program of the Slovak Republic for the help of portability of students, PhD students, college teachers, researchers and artists in 2005. The National Scholarship Program of the Slovak Republic (NSP) is funded by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.

The Exchange Scholarships Program of the Slovak Republic bolsters versatility of International students, PhD understudies, college instructors, scientists and specialists for grant stays at higher training institutions and research organisations in Slovakia.

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HOST COUNTRY:
  • Slovak Republic
HOST INSTITUTIONS:

HOST Organization:

  • National Scholarship Program of the Slovak Republic
COURSE DURATION:
  • For Bachelor Students: 1-2 Semesters Exchange
  • For Masters  Students:  1-2 Semesters Exchange
  • For PhD,university educators, scientists and specialists: 1 to 10 Months Exchange
Grant VALUE:

The grant is expected to cover worldwide grant holders’ living expenses, i.e. the costs identified with remaining in Slovakia (nourishment, settlement, and so on.), amid their examination, investigate/masterful or showing remain at colleges and in inquire about associations in Slovakia.

The grant holder can request help concerning convenience and conventions identified with entering and remaining in the region of the Slovak Republic either his/her host foundation, or he/she can deal with every one of the necessities him-/herself.

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Eligibility Criteria:

Qualified candidates for a grant in the system of the NSP:

A) Students who:

  • are college understudies at colleges outside Slovakia
  • are understudies of the second level of advanced education (ace’s understudies), or are understudies who at the season of utilization due date have officially finished no less than 2.5 years of their college thinks about in a similar report program;
  • will be on an investigation remain in Slovakia amid their advanced education outside Slovakia and will’s identity acknowledged by an open, private or state college in Slovakia for a scholarly mobility1 to contemplate in Slovakia.
  • Each of the 3 conditions must be met. This classification does not make a difference to doctoral (PhD) examines (or their proportionate).
  • Term of a grant stay (understudies): 1 – 2 semesters (i.e. 4 – 5 or 9 – 10 months) or 1 – 3 trimesters, in the event that the scholarly year is isolated into trimesters (i.e. 3 – 4 or 6 – 7 or 9 – 10 months).

B) PhD students whose advanced education or logical preparing happens outside Slovakia and who are acknowledged by an open, private or state college or an examination organization in Slovakia qualified to complete a doctoral report programme (e.g. the Slovak Academy of Sciences) for a scholastic mobility to contemplate/direct research in Slovakia.

  • Term of a grant stay (PhD understudies): 1 – 10 months.

C) International university educators, specialists and artists who are welcome to an instructing/explore/imaginative remain in Slovakia by a foundation with a substantial endorsement of qualification to do innovative work, which isn’t a business organization and it has its base camp in Slovakia.

  • Length of a grant stay (college educators, scientists or specialists): 1 – 10 months.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

For Category A:

  • CV;
  • Motivational letter;
  • Detailed student program (it is important to express the date of the start of the stay, length of the stay, rundown of subjects that the candidate might want to contemplate amid his/her stay and number of credits that the candidate will pick up for the individual subjects);
  • Two recommendation letters issued by candidate’s college instructors (the report must be issued on headed paper of the individual college, it must be marked by the individual who issued the record, and it must contain position and contact subtle elements of the individual who issued the archive); suggestion letters can’t be more seasoned than 3 months upon the arrival of the application due date;
  • Affirmation issued by the candidate’s home college affirming that the candidate is a customary understudy of the individual college – the affirmation must contain data on the normal date of the culmination of candidate’s examinations; affirmation can’t be more seasoned than 3 months upon the arrival of the application due date;
  • Scans of candidate’s bachelor’s diploma, diploma supplement and state examination certificate (if applicable);
  • Admission letter issued by candidate’s host college in Slovakia. In this report, the college submits itself to acknowledge the grant holder for an examination stay (correct time of remain must be expressed in the record). Affirmation letter must be issued on headed paper of the individual college, it must be marked by the individual who issued the record, and it must contain position and contact points of interest of the individual who issued the report. Affirmation letter must be issued for an indistinguishable period from the period expressed by the candidate in his/her online application and it can’t be more established than 3 months upon the arrival of the application due date.
For Category B:
  • CV
  • Motivational letter;
  • Detailed study and/or research/artistic programme  (it is important to express the date of the start of the stay, term of the stay and a nitty gritty time design of the remain);
  • Recommendation letter issued by candidate’s exposition manager (the archive must be issued on headed paper of the particular college/examine association, it must be marked by the individual who issued the record, and it must contain position and contact points of interest of the individual who issued the report); proposal letter can’t be more established than 3 months upon the arrival of the application due date;
  • Affirmation issued by the candidate’s home college/look into association affirming that the candidate is a standard PhD understudy of the individual college/inquire about association – the affirmation must contain data on the normal date of the finish of candidate’s PhD thinks about; affirmation can’t be more seasoned than 3 months upon the arrival of the application due date;
  • Sweep of candidate’s lord’s confirmation, recognition supplement and state examination endorsement (if appropriate);
  • List of publications/artistic activities in required form;
  • Admission/Invitation letter issued by candidate’s host college/inquire about association in Slovakia. In this record, the college/explore association confers itself to acknowledge the grant holder for an examination as well as research/aesthetic stay (correct time of remain must be expressed in the document).
  • Admission/welcome letter must be issued on headed paper of the separate college/inquire about association, it must be marked by the individual who issued the report, and it must contain position and contact subtle elements of the individual who issued the archive. In the event of PhD understudies, the confirmation/welcome letter ought not be only a formal affirmation for a grant stay, yet it ought to mirror a specific level of host establishment’s enthusiasm for candidate’s examination or potentially investigate/aesthetic remain in the system of the NSP. Admission/Invitation letter must be issued for an indistinguishable period from the period expressed by the candidate in his/her online application and it can’t be more seasoned than 3 months upon the arrival of the application due date.
For Category C):
  • CV;
  • Detailed teaching and/or research/artistic programme (it is important to express the date of the start of the Stay, term of the stay and a point by point time design of the remain);
  • Scans of candidate’s certificate of the most elevated scholastic degree accomplished;
  • List of publications/artistic activities in required form;
  • Invitation letter issued by candidate’s host college/explore organisation in Slovakia. In this archive, the college/look into association submits itself to acknowledge the grant holder for an educating as well as research/masterful stay (correct time of remain must be expressed in the document).  Invitation letter must be issued on headed paper of the individual college/explore association, it must be marked by the individual who issued the record, and it must contain position and contact points of interest of the individual who issued the report. In the event of college educators/scientists/specialists, the welcome letter ought not be only a formal affirmation for a grant stay, however it ought to mirror a specific level of host foundation’s enthusiasm for candidate’s instructing or potentially look into/imaginative remain in the system of the NSP. Welcome letter must be issued for an indistinguishable period from the period expressed by the candidate in his/her online application and it can’t be more established than 3 months upon the arrival of the application due date.
Step by step instructions to APPLY:
  • The online application must be submitted before the application deadline. It is additionally important to convey unique of the confirmation/welcome letter to SAIA, n. o., in Bratislava (SAIA, n. o., Sasinkova 10, 812 20 Bratislava 1). This record must be conveyed at most recent on the 3rdworking day after the application due date until 12 p.m. (while deciding the working days, legitimate status in Slovakia is thought about).
SELECTION CRITERIA:
  • Selection of grant holders is done by the Selection Committee named by the Minister of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic. The Selection Committee grant the grants in view of the records joined to candidates’ online applications. The Committee centers for the most part around:
  • Reasons, why the candidate has chosen to ponder, instruct, direct research or creative exercises in the individual host organization;
Program of application:
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