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CHINA - study/research stay for university students, PhD students, university teachers and researchers - scholarship based on bilateral intergovernmental agreement



Home country
China
Host country
Slovakia
Field of study/research
Natural Sciences
Technical Sciences
Medicine
Agriculture Sciences
Social Sciences
Humanities
Arts
Type of support
scholarship
Support category
study mobility, research mobility
Target group (when applying for the scholarship)
Bachelor student, Master's student, PhD student, university teacher, researcher
Duration
1 - 12 months (research stays max. 2 years)
Finance source
Programme of cooperation in the field of Education between the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic and the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China
Quota
15 slots
Offered support
Sending party is obliged to cover:
  • scholarship holders' international travel costs to and from Slovakia

Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic is obliged to provide scholarship holders with:

  • a scholarship: 

o  of 400 €/month for university students,

o  of 734 €/month for PhD students,

o  of 734 €/month - for university teacher/researcher/artist - without PhD degree (or its equivalent), 

o  of 1015 €/month - for university teacher/researcher/artist - with PhD degree (or its equivalent).



The scholarship shall cover their living costs (accommodation, board, etc.) during their stay in Slovakia.

Deadline
(contact your respective authority)
Submission of applications
The application has to be submitted to the respective Ministry in your country (mostly Ministry responsible for higher education and/or research, or Ministry of Foreign Affairs). After your home Ministry makes a selection of candidates, it will sent the application forms of selected candidates to the Ministry of Education, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.
Application form and supporting documents
Please use the following application form, when applying for this scholarship, and submit it with requested documents stated in the application form:
http://www.minedu.sk/data/files/2355_slovakia_scholarship_application.rtf

Please note, that your Ministry may require also aditional documents from you - therefore you are highly recommended to contact the administrator of this scholarship in your country of origin for further details prior to the submission of the application.

Other relevant information
More information:

Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China: www.moe.edu.cn
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China: www.fmprc.gov.cn
Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Beijing: www.mzv.sk/peking
Chinese Scholarship Council: http://en.csc.edu.cn/
 
 

The financial support provided by the Slovak side through the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic, if indicated in the "Offered support" section, is financed from the state budget of the Slovak Republic and from the European Union - NextGenerationEU. 
In this context, by applying and later by accepting the scholarship, you agree to the following:

  • as an applicant and as a scholarship holder, you are obliged to ensure that all documents you submit in connection with the scholarship stay contain true, correct and complete information,
  • the applicant/the scholarship holder acknowledges and by accepting this scholarship agrees, that his/her personal data, to the extent provided by the scholarship application, its annexes and other submitted documents, may be provided to the authorities of the Slovak Republic or the European Union for control or monitoring activities, or during execution of an audit in relation to funds provided within the scholarship,
  • it is forbidden to finance the same expenditure within the same purpose from the same source, and therefore it is your duty to inform the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic (i.e. the programme administrator), if in connection with your stay you will receive other support from the state budget of the Slovak Republic or from the European Union during your scholarship stay in Slovakia,
  • the applicant/the scholarship holder is obliged to provide full co-operation to the authorities of the Slovak Republic (e.g. the National Implementation and Coordination Authority of the Mechanism to Support Renewal and Resilience, the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sports of the Slovak Republic, the Government Audit Office of the Slovak Republic, the Supreme Audit Office of the Slovak Republic) and the relevant European Union bodies (e.g. the European Commission, OLAF/European Anti-Fraud Office, the Court of Auditors and, where appropriate, the European Public Prosecutor's Office) or persons authorized by these bodies, in the course of their activities (in particular control or monitoring activities or the performance of audits) in connection with the funds provided within the scholarship.
 

 


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Programme administrator
Please contact your Ministry of Education/Higher Education and/or Research or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in your country for further details about the application procedure. You may also contact the Slovak Embassy in your country (list of Slovak Embassies abroad can be found at: http://www.mzv.sk/sk/ministerstvo/slovenske_zastupitelstva-vsetky_zastupitelstva).

Selection procedure
The selection procedure for this scholarship is involving several steps:
  • the application is reviewed at the national level of the country of origin (home country)
  • candidates selected at the home country level are nominated for the scholarship in Slovakia, their application documents are sent by the respective Ministry in the country of origin (home country) to the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic
  • Slovak Ministry reviews the nominated candidates and if the applications comply with the rules of the respective Cooperation Programme it accepts the nomination (the applicant's home Ministry will be informed about this decision)
  • the accepted candidate shall be informed about further details of his/her stay in Slovakia by the respective Ministry in the country of origin or by the designated institution.

Attachments
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