• Partial Scholarship

The new Call for Applications: Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme 2019/2020 is available and the application surface is open.

Thousands of students from all around the world apply for higher educational studies in Hungary each year. The number of Stipendium Hungaricum applicants is continuously increasing as well as the number of available scholarship places. In the 2018/2019 round of applications, more than 4100 scholarships were awarded. In the academic year 2019/2020 more than 5000 students can begin their studies in Hungary in the framework of the Stipendium Hungaricum Programme.

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The programme is based on bilateral educational cooperation agreements signed between the Ministries responsible for education in the sending countries/territories and Hungary or between institutions. Currently 60 Sending Partners are engaged in the programme throughout 5 different continents and the geographical scope of the programme is spreading each year.

Location:

Hungary

Benefits

Tuition-free education

  • exemption from the payment of tuition fee

Monthly stipend

  • non-degree, bachelor, master and one-tier master level: monthly amount of HUF 40 460 (cca EUR 130) contribution to the living expenses in Hungary, for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies
  • doctoral level: according to the current Hungarian legislation, the monthly amount of scholarship is HUF 140 000 (cca EUR 450) for the first phase of education (4 semesters) and HUF 180 000 (cca EUR 580) for the second phase (4 semesters) – for 12 months a year, until completion of studies. Please see details in section 1.2.1.

Accommodation contribution

  • free dormitory place or a contribution of HUF 40 000/month to accommodation costs for the whole duration of the scholarship period
  • Please note that if the student does not live in the dormitory, then the HUF 40 000/month is a contribution to that rental costs, and in bigger cities – especially in the capital city – this contribution would not cover the full amount of rental costs.

Medical insurance

  • health care services according to the relevant Hungarian legislation (Act No. 80 of 1997, national health insurance card) and supplementary medical insurance for up to HUF 65 000 (cca EUR 205) a year/person

Please bear in mind that these provisions are only a contribution to the living expenses of the Scholarship Holders. It means that it does not fully cover all the costs of living and the students need to add their own financial resources in order to cover all living expenses in Hungary.

Eligibilities

The Stipendium Hungaricum Programme is based on effective bilateral educational cooperation agreements between the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary and the partner’s Ministry responsible for higher education. Applications will be considered eligible if the applicant is nominated by the responsible authorities of the Sending Partner.l

Eligible Regions: Arab Republic of Egypt, Argentine Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Federative Republic of Brazil, Georgia, Islamic Republic of Iran*, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Japan, Kingdom of Cambodia, Kingdom of Morocco, Kingdom of Thailand, Kurdistan Regional Government/Iraq, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lebanese Republic, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Oriental Republic of the Uruguay, Pacific Alliance (member states: Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru), Palestine, People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, People's Republic of Bangladesh, People's Republic of China (including the Hudec scholarships), Republic of Albania, Republic of Angola, Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Belarus, Republic of Cabo Verde, Republic of Colombia, Republic of Cuba, Republic of Ecuador, Republic of Ghana, Republic of India, Republic of Indonesia, Republic of Iraq, Republic of Kazakhstan, Republic of Kenya, Republic of Korea, Republic of Kosovo, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Paraguay, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Singapore, Republic of South Africa, Republic of the Sudan, Republic of the Philippines, Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Republic of Turkey, Republic of Uzbekistan, Republic of Yemen, Russian Federation, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, State of Eritrea, State of Israel, State of Kuwait, Syrian Arab Republic, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Tunisian Republic, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Mexican States, United Republic of Tanzania. For partial (exchange) study programmes, students can apply from the following Sending Partners: Federative Republic of Brazil, Japan, Kingdom of Cambodia, Lebanese Republic, Mongolia, People's Republic of China (only Hudec applicants), Republic of Albania, Republic of Belarus, Republic of India, Republic of Korea, Republic of Turkey, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Russian Federation, Syrian Arab Republic, United Mexican States.

Application Process

Online application form

  • the applicants must fill out and save all requested information on the online application form in English language
  • a recent photo of the applicant (taken not earlier than 2 years before the submission of the application must also be uploaded)
  • those who apply for partial (exchange) studies must clearly state the length (1 or 2 semesters) and start date (September of February) of the studies they apply for!

Motivation Letter

  • minimum 1 page, typed with Times New Roman 12 point font size letters
  • written in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

Proof of language proficiency and their translations in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

  • scanned copy of the original proof of language proficiency, with a minimum level determined by the Host Institution AND their translations.
  • see section 2.5. for further details
  • in case the student has completed his/her previous level of studies in the language of the selected study programme, a proof can be uploaded about the fact that the language of education was the same as the language of the study programme that the applicant is now applying for
  • translations only have to be attached if the copy of the original document is not in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

School certificates and their translations in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

  • bachelor level full time programmes: scanned copy of the original secondary school graduation certificate or equivalent AND their translation
  • master level full time programmes: scanned copy of the original bachelor degree certificate or equivalent AND their translations
  • one-tier master level full time programmes: scanned copy of the original secondary school graduation certificate or equivalent AND their translations
  • doctoral level: scanned copy of the original master degree certificate or equivalent AND their translations
  • non-degree, Hungarian language preparatory programmes: scanned copy of the secondary school graduation certificate AND their translations
  • non-degree, specialisation programmes: scanned copy of degree certificate required by the host institution AND their translations
  • partial (exchange) study programmes on all study levels: scanned copy of the original certificate about student status issued by the current higher education institution where the applicants is registered in AND their translations
  • translations only have to be attached if the copy of the original document is not in the language of the selected study programme or in English

Transcript of Records and its translations in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

  • copy of the original transcript of records regarding all academic semesters or school years completed during previous studies (in the highest level of education that the student have participated in) AND their translations
  • translations only have to be attached if the copy of the original document is not in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

Medical Certificate

  • scanned copy of a medical certificate of satisfactory health condition issued not earlier than 15 November 2018
  • please note that there is no form provided by Tempus Public Foundation for this certificate, it can be any certificates that the particular hospital uses or the particular physician issues
  • certificates has to be issued and signed by a physician to prove that the applicant does not have the following illnesses: AIDS, Hepatitis A, B, C or any other epidemic conditions
  • please note that despite the applicants need to upload this document, the Host Institutions might require the student to take a medical test at the time of enrolment (free of charge for the Scholarship Holders)

Copy of Identification Document

  • provided that the applicant already has a passport, the scan of the passport should be uploaded
  • in case the applicants do not yet have a passport, the applicant should upload the scanned copy of any document which may be used to prove the applicant’s identity (e.g. national ID card)
  • that page has to be uploaded which contains both the personal data and the photography of the applicant

Acceptance of Statement for Application in the online system

  • all applicants need to accept the “Statement for Application” (please see Annex 3 for a sample)
  • the statement can only be accepted in the online system, therefore scanned and signed copies should not be uploaded
  • the statement appears in the online application system after registration – all applicants need to click on accepting it in order to be able to submit their applications

All documents that cannot be obtained or produced in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian have to be translated and the translations have to be submitted as well as the copy of the original document.

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Application Deadline: January 15, 2019 (36 Days Remaining)

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