National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic for International Students

The Government of the Slovak Republic welcomes applications from suitably qualified individuals who are international students, PhD students, university teachers, researchers and artists for scholarship stays at higher education institutions and research organisations in Slovakia.

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.


  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): Government of the Slovak Republic
  • Host Institution(s): Higher Institutions of the Republic of Slovakia
  • Funding Amount: Tuition fee & Monthly Stipend
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: PhD students, University teachers, Researchers and Artists
  • Nationality: All Nationalities

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Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic for International Students are as follows:

  • Applicants who are university students at universities outside Slovakia;
  • Applicants who are students of the second level of higher education (master’s students), or are students who at the time of the application deadline have already completed at least 2.5 years of their university studies in the same/similar study programme;
  • Applicants who will be on a study stay in Slovakia during their higher education outside Slovakia and who will be accepted by a public, private or state higher education institution in Slovakia for an academic mobility to study in Slovakia.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Monthly Stipends
  • 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.

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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Scholarship applications for National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic for International Students are submitted online at www.scholarships.sk. Online application system is opened at least 6 weeks prior to the application deadline.

Applications can be filled in only in case that the online application system has already been opened. Applicants are allowed to submit (fill in) applications and the required attachments in Slovak or English language only.

Application Deadline: April 30, 2024

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