The provision of scholarships of the Government of the Slovak Republic is a long-term component of development assistance by the SR, which is a programme and project activity of the SR Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the framework of the international community. The provision of scholarships of the SR Government in the framework of conditions set out by the OECD for realization of ODA includes also scholarships of the SR Government for Slovak nationals living abroad.
The Slovak Republic Ministry of Education, Science, Research & Sport shall provide a foreigner an SR Government scholarship during the standard length of studies as a student of a public university in the SR as follows:
- Language and vocational training – €280 monthly; €0 merit scholarship;
- Higher education: first degree - €280 monthly; €50 merit scholarship;
- Higher education: second degree - €280 monthly; €50 merit scholarship;
- Higher education: third degree - €330 monthly; €170 merit scholarship.