Fellowships for American students
visiting Slovenia

The American Slovenian Education Foundation (ASEF) fellowship program provides student financial and other support, allowing fellows to focus on their research. Fellowships build lasting relationships between ASEF and academic institutions. The purpose of the fellowship is to strengthen research and study exchange between Slovenia and the US with the objective of giving talented Slovenian-American students the ability to realize their potential to the fullest.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the important dates?
Applications are due May 31 2017 We anticipate making final decisions by June 10 2017
When will the visit take place?
The exact time of the visit is flexible and will be discussed with the particular research group and the professor. Roughly, the visit takes place sometime during the summer (June to September).
Do students need visas?
When you are travelling to Slovenia with a U.S. Passport, a Tourist Visa is not required and no visa required for a stay of up to 3 Months. More information here. However, students need to have Travel Medical Insurance.
What is the fellowship amount?
ASEF will work with the fellows to identify funding sources to help cover all expenses of the fellow: airfare, housing, and living expenses.
What is the review procedure?
In addition to considering the research plan and recommendations presented in each application, the Scientific Advisory Committee must give weight to the many intangibles involved, including interpretation of the Foundation's objectives. The Committee ranks the candidates and the Board of Directors then votes to approve the fellowship awards, in order of priority, up to the availability of funds.
What are student’s obligations to ASEF?
The selected fellows will become part of the ASEF Alumni Club, where they are expected to participate at the ASEF promotional activities, help advertising the ASEF Fellowship and other programs, and act as peer mentors for future fellows, to help educating them about the Slovenian culture and preparing them for the research visit.

Fellowship Application Form