Scholarships for Nationals of Western Balkans for Postgraduate Study


We would like to inform you that the Public Scholarship,  Development, Disability and Maintenance Fund of the Republic of Slovenia published the Call for applications for the award of scholarship for postgraduate study of nationals of Western Balkans in Slovenia for year 2018 (Call for applications No. 245).

The Call and the required documentation is published on the official web page of the Fund, where you will also find the unofficial translation of the Call.

Who can apply? Nationals of Western Balkans for post-graduate (master or doctoral) studies in fields of natural science, technology or medicine at higher education institutions in the Republic of Slovenia.

Value of the Call: The total value of the Call for Applications is EUR 600,000.

Under this Call the following states are perceived as Western Balkans states:

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina,
  • Republic of Montenegro,
  • Republic of Kosovo,
  • Republic of Macedonia and
  • Republic of Serbia.

The scholarship is granted for

– living costs; in the total amount of EUR 8,400 per year; and/or

– tuition fee; the maximum granted amount of yearly scholarship for tuition fee for an individual year of study shall amount to 100% of tuition fee, but not more than EUR 3,000.00 for individual study year.


Scholarship ratio: Scholarship holder has to enrol regularly in higher year of studies and finish the studies in the deadline set in scholarship contract.


Power of attorney: An applicant who lives abroad during the administrative scholarship selection procedure must have a trustee with residence in Slovenia to represent him. We recommend the applicants to have a trustee even after they start to reside in Slovenia.


Deadline: The deadline for submission of the application is set as closed deadline. The deadline for submission of the applications is Friday, 5. 10. 2018 (closing date).

Submission of applications:


The application (completed and signed application form, including the required documentation) must be submitted to the Fund to the adress:


Public Scholarship, Development, Disability and Maintenance Fund of the Republic of Slovenia

Dunajska 20, 1000 Ljubljana

(With a note on the envelope: Call for Applications No. 245).


The application can be submitted also personally at the Fund’s address, during office hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9.00 to 14.30 o’clock, Wednesday between 9.00 and 16.00 and Friday between 9.00 and 13.30 o’clock.

If you need additional information please call 01 434 10 97 or send us an email on