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University Scholarships

At Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, students can receive social and incentive (motivational) scholarships. International students can be awarded Scholarship of the Government of the Slovak Republic:

Social scholarship:

It is provided from the state budget for socially disadvantaged students and the conditions to receive it are defined in the respective Slovak legislation. Eligibility: Each student enrolled in his/her first full-time study at a higher education institution in Slovakia with a permanent residence in Slovakia, provided the standard duration of study has not been exceeded and the monthly income of the family the student comes from is below the subsistence minimum. 

Incentive scholarship:

Incentive (motivational) scholarships can be granted to student based on the proposal of the faculty or rectorate member. The conditions for awarding the incentive (motivational) scholarships are also defined in the respective Slovak legislation. The students have no legal claim for obtaining this type of scholarship. The incentive scholarships are granted at UKF Nitra in the form of merit scholarships or special scholarships:
  1. Merit Scholarship is awarded to full-time or part-time students in the Bachelor's or Master's study programmes. The fulfillment of study requirements by the students is assessed as follows:
    • successful completion of subjects the student enrolled in during the observation period,
    • quality of learning outcomes in the completed subjects; quality is determined by weighted study average.

    More information about merit scholarships.

  2. Special Scholarship is awarded to full-time or part-time students in the Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral study programmes. Special scholarship is usually awarded to students for:
  • excellent performance in scientific, artistic or sports activities,
  • successful representation of the Faculty, University or the Slovak Republic in the arts, sports or knowledge contests,
  • excellent performance throughout the study (Rector's or Dean's Award),
  • exceptional quality of the thesis or other student´s work,
  • exceptional involvement in student clubs and associations.

Scholarship of the Government of the Slovak Republic:

Besides the social scholarships, UKF Scholarships Office administers also scholarships awarded by the Government of the Slovak Republic.
These scholarships represent a part of the long-term development assistance of the Slovak Republic, which is the program and project activity of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic within the international community. Scholarship and stay of international students (scholarship holders of the Slovak Government) is carried out in accordance with national regulations of the Slovak Republic.
Each international student - schollarship holder of the governmental scholarship is obliged to fill in, sign and submit the Declaration of Honour after arrival to the UKF Scholarships Office.
Scholarships Office
Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra
Tr. A. Hlinku 1, 949 74 Nitra, Slovak Republic
, Tel: +421 37 6408 161
,    Tel.:+421 37 6408 160
, Tel.:+421 37 6408 160

Office hours (Scholarships Office)

Monday   1 pm - 3 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 12 am  
Wednesday 9 am - 12 am 1 pm - 3 pm
Thursday   1 pm - 3 pm
Friday      closed
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Contact information

Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra
Tr. A. Hlinku 1, 949 74, Nitra
phone: +421 37 6408 111
ID: 00157716
VAT: 2021246590
VAT ID: SK 2021246590
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