Application form

Applications must be made in your home country – please see list below for the relevant address. Download the application form here.

To apply please send the following items to the point of contact in your home country:

  • the completed application form TYPED – handwritten forms are not accepted
  • a detailed curriculum vitae
  • a description of the proposed research
  • (if possible) confirmation of a placement from the UK institution
  • a copy of your university diploma or other relevant qualifications
  • proof of adequate knowledge of English
  • two confidential academic references

NB: Please provide single-sided documents and do not use staples 

Remember, the deadline for the receipt of completed applications by the relevant Ministry is 1st March for grants for the next academic year.

Addresses for applications:


Sanela Turkovic, Strucni savjetnik, Ministarstvo civilnih poslova BiH, Sektor za obrazovanje, Trg BiH 3, 71000 Sarajevo

Tel.: +387 33 492 515     Fax: +387 33 492 627     Email: Website: –


Agencija za mobilnost i programe Europske unije/Agency for Mobility and EU Programmes, Frankopanska 26, 10000 Zagreb

Email:     Website: 


Labinot Hajdari , International Relations Office of University of Prishtina, Prishtina, Kosovo

Email:     Website: –

North Macedonia

The Ministry of Education and Science, Ms. Anastasija Trajkovska, State Advisor on International Cooperation, 54 Ss. Cyril and Methodius Street, 1000 Skopje

Tel.: + 389 3 118 559     Email: Website: –


The Ministry of Education of Montenegro, Department for International Cooperation and European Integration, Vaka Djurovica bb, 81000 Podgorica

Tel.: +382 20 410 189     Email:     Website:


Ministarstvo prosvete i nauke Republike Srbije, Sektor za razvoj obrazovanja i medunarodnu prosvetnu saradnju, Nemanjina 22-26 11000 Beograd

Tel.: +381 11 363 13 93         Email: Website: –

A selection of previous scholars’ reports will be posted in the BST Archive.