About the Scholarships

The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport in cooperation with the National Education Institute and with the Centre for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes and the Office for Slovenes Abroad provide scholarships covering tuition fees for members of Slovene ethnic minorities in other countries and descendants of Slovene expatriates and emigrants.

Conditions for obtaining a scholarship:

  • Slovene background
  • age up to 35 years

Scholarship sponsors will consider recommendations from Slovene émigré institutions to which candidates, or their parents, are members, evidence of extracurricular activities in Slovene institutions, or recommendations from one of the leading Slovene ethnic minority organisations when deciding on scholarship awards. Also welcome are recommendations from Slovene teachers abroad as well as diplomatic and consular missions of the Republic of Slovenia. One society from abroad cannot have more than two applicants for scholarships. Priority shall be given to candidates who have never before received scholarships for the courses of the Centre for Slovene as a Second/Foreign Language.

PLEASE NOTE: Scholarship covers only the tuition fee for morning courses and additional activities. All other costs (textbook etc.) are covered by participants themselves.

Scholarship applications

You can apply for the scholarship by completing the APPLICATION. Possible recommendations should be attached to the application or sent by e-mail to

Štipendije so mogoče za naslednje tečaje:

Summer School of Slovene Language Online 2021

  • deadline: 1 May 2021

Autumn School of Slovene Language 2021/2022

  • deadline: 15 May 2021
  • the scholarship covers only the tuition fee, not accommodation

Winter School of Slovene Language 2o22

  • deadline: 31 August 2021
  • the scholarship covers only the tuition fee, not accommodation

Spring School of Slovene Language 2021

  • deadline: 31 August 2020
  • the scholarship covers only the tuition fee, not accommodation

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