Apply Now: Government of Slovak Republic Scholarships for Foreign Students 2024


The Government of the Slovak Republic offers scholarships to foreign students as part of its long-term development cooperation strategy. These scholarships provide an excellent opportunity for international students to study in Slovakia. Here are the key details:

Scholarship Details

  • Program Duration: The scholarships are available for the academic year 2024/2025.
  • Application Deadline: The deadline for submitting online applications is 30 May 2024.
  • Application Process: All applications must be submitted online through the official website: www.vladnestipendia.sk (the webpage will be active from 25 March 2024).
  • Eligibility: The conditions for admission and granting a government scholarship are regulated by Act no. 392/2015 Coll. on Development Cooperation and the Decree of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research, and Sport of the Slovak Republic No. 50/2016.
  • Scholarship Types: The scholarships cover various study levels, including bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs.

How to Apply

  1. Visit the official scholarship website: www.vladnestipendia.sk (active from 25 March 2024).
  2. Fill out the online application form.
  3. Submit all required documents.
  4. Await notification of the scholarship award.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Who is eligible for the scholarships?

Foreign students from eligible countries can apply for these scholarships. Specific eligibility criteria are outlined on the official website.

2. What documents are required for the application?

Applicants need to submit the following documents:

  • Completed online application form
  • Proof of previous education (diploma, transcripts)
  • Motivation letter
  • Recommendation letters (if required)

3. When does the scholarship program start?

For students, the earliest date for the beginning of the scholarship stay is 1 September 2024, and the latest date is 1 April 2025. For PhD students, university teachers, researchers, and artists, the scholarship stay can begin as early as 1 September 2024 and end no later than 31 August 2025.

4. How will I receive notification of the scholarship award?

If you are awarded a scholarship, you will receive an official admission/invitation letter. Make sure to submit the original letter when requested.

For more information, visit the official scholarship page: Scholarships of the Government of the Slovak Republic.