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Norway: Norwegian Government Scholarship Pool

The Norwegian Government is offering, through the Research Council of Norway, scholarships to support a temporary stay for foreign students in Norway, for up to one academic year. The scholarships are open to all areas of academic studies and research, including applied and performing arts. Scholarships are valid at accredited Norwegian universities, research institutes, university colleges and other institutions at the university level. The scholarships are aimed primarily at students who are enrolled in a degree programme in their home country and wish to conduct a stay in Norway as an integral part of their studies, as well as post-doctorates and younger researchers who wish to conduct research in Norway.

The Norwegian Government is offering, through the Research Council of Norway, scholarships to support a temporary stay for foreign students in Norway, for up to one academic year. The scholarships are open to all areas of academic studies and research, including applied and performing arts. Scholarships are valid at accredited Norwegian universities, research institutes, university colleges and other institutions at the university level. The scholarships are aimed primarily at students who are enrolled in a degree programme in their home country and wish to conduct a stay in Norway as an integral part of their studies, as well as post-doctorates and younger researchers who wish to conduct research in Norway.

Nationals of Slovakia and the following countries may apply: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

The Research Council of Norway recommends contacting the particular department at your chosen Norwegian university with the request of a letter of acceptance. When asking for this letter, applicants should state that they wish to apply for the scholarship with the Research Council of Norway based on a bilateral agreement with Slovakia. Applicants should also give explanations and reasons for what, why and for how long they want to study in Norway.

All applications should be sent to SAIA, n.o., Nam. Slobody 23, 81220 Bratislava.

Deadline for applications: January 8, 2008

For more information and a detailed explanation of the application procedure please see www.saia.sk and www.forskningsradet.no.

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