Deadline: 30 June 2019
Open to: master’s degree applicants from all scientific disciplines
Benefits: the scholarship covers monthly living costs, basic health insurance, and return ticket
The Scholarship is open to a six to nine month Visiting Student Researcher or Master’s Degree Study at a university or other US institution as part of a school year.
The scholarship is open to all scientific disciplines except Clinical Medicine and MBA and LL.M.
The general conditions for candidates are:
- completed full university education at master level (or engineering);
- excellent learning outcomes;
- excellent knowledge of English (TOEFL language test – score 95 / IELTS – score 7.5);
- preference is given to candidates without continuous academic or work experience in the US;
- Slovak citizenship and permanent residence in the Slovak Republic.
The Commission is looking for candidates and candidates who, through their academic or personal interests, can contribute to the Commission’s mandate – to increase understanding between Slovak citizens and US citizens. In this respect, not only academic results but also working life experiences and social engagement are evaluated during the selection procedures.
The scholarship covers monthly living costs, basic health insurance, and return ticket. The scholarship also includes the payment of tuition fees, respectively. school fees up to 19 000.- USD directly to the host institution (eg registration fees, fees for documents issued by the host institution, required student activities, university facilities, computer account, health services, university health insurance, etc.). If you are interested in a Master’s study, the candidate must provide sufficient funds to cover the full-time tuition, which exceeds 19,000 USD (paid by scholarship). The Commission does not provide accommodation in the US, but the scholarship is able to cover it financially from a scholarship.
How to apply?
In order to apply, you must register an account.
For more information, please visit the official web page.