The Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic (“Ministry of Education”) awards a government scholarship to a national of a partnering country to partially cover the costs associated with studies at a public university located in the Slovak Republic.
This scholarship offers students monthly scholarship and stipends.
A government scholarship may be awarded to a national of a partnering country who
a) has temporary residence for the purpose of studies,10)
temporary residence as a third party national granted Slovak Living Abroad status,11) or
the right to stay on the territory of the Slovak Republic for a period in excess of three months,12)
b) is a full-time student at a public university located in the Slovak Republic in one of the academic programs contained in the notice defined in Subsection 2 who demonstrates command of Slovak at the level required by the given public university, or
a participant in language education for the purposes of university studies (“language education”)
c) as of 1 September of the year in which the application for a government scholarship is submitted,is at least 18 years of age and not more than 26 years of age with respect to language education for studies of a first-level or second-level academic program or an academic program combining first and second-levels or studies in such an academic program or is at least 23 years of age and not more than 35 years of age with respect to language education for studies of a third-level academic program or studies in such an academic program.