Somatirtha Purohit

The Ministry of Education has invited applications for scholarships offered by the government of Republic of Slovenia. One can apply for the same by visiting the official website i.e.

Interested candidates can submit their applications from February 17, 2023 to March 8, 2023 (4 pm).

“The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in New Delhi is announcing scholarships for the academic year 2023/2024. The scholarships scheme is for University/College students or graduates and PhD applicants who wish to accomplish a part of their study at one of the Slovenian Higher Education Institutions,” read the official notification.

For India, a total of 24 scholarship months is available. The scholarship duration ranges from 3 months upwards to 10 months. The scholarship will not cover the complete duration of study and tuition fee. 

Majority of selected awardees are admitted for a short time study stay or research visits by doctoral students/candidates (i.e. they either attend non-degree courses of their choice, or pursue an independent research activity at the host institution).

The age limit for applicants of study stays is 26 years (the applicant may not complete 26 years of age before the end of the scholarship period) and 30 years for research visit.

The scholarship comprises 360 Euros per month, accommodation in the facilities of the Student centre of the Slovenian University subsidised meal of 2.82 Euros per working day, and basic medical insurance for non-EU applicants.

“Along with applying online, dossier must also be sent addressed to "The Undersecretary (Scholarships), Ministry of Education, West Block -1, Wing – 6, 2nd Floor, R.K. Puram, New Delhi – 110066. Dossier (as mentioned at para 2 above) must be marked as Slovenian Government Scholarship 2023/2024 Application",” the notification read.

For more details, check the official notification.