The Stipendium Hungaricum 2021-2022 scholarship programme was established by the Hungarian Government to promote the internationalisation of the Hungarian higher education and to attract top foreign students from all around the world who can establish personal and professional attachments to Hungary while enjoying high quality education in the heart of Europe.
The number of both The Stipendium Hungaricum applicants and awardees is continuously increasing, as well as the number of available scholarship places. In 2020, more than 35 0000 applications were received and more than 5000 scholarships were awarded, showing that since its launch, The Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship has become a programme of excellence.
The Stipendium Hungaricum Eligible
The Stipendium Hungaricum Programme is based on effective bilateral educational cooperation agreements between the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade or its legal predecessor as regards the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme, the Ministry of Human Capacities, and the partner’s Ministry responsible for higher education.
Applications will be considered eligible only if the applicant is nominated by the responsible authorities of the Sending Partner.
exemption from the payment of tuition fee
non-degree, bachelor’s, master’s and one-tier master’s level: monthly amount of HUF 43,700 (cca EUR 120) contribution to the living expenses in Hungary, for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies
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, 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.)
health care services according to the relevant Hungarian legislation (Act LXXX of 1997, national health insurance card) and supplementary medical insurance for up to HUF 100,000 (cca EUR 275) a year/person
You can live and study in a country steeped in history, with a booming economy and vibrant cultural life, where innovation meets tradition.
Obtaining a degree at a Hungarian university will give you an exceptional opportunity to acquire highly competitive knowledge and a unique international experience in the heart of Europe.
You can choose from an ever-growing number of programmes taught in English, covering all higher education fields at all degrees offered by the most renowned Hungarian universities.
As a Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship holder you will be able to focus on your academic advancement, as all your tuition fees will be covered, and your travelling and accommodation costs will be supported as well.
Joining our vibrant international community in the heart of Europe is an extraordinary way to establish your future and it gives you a chance to excel.
How to Apply for the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme?
Before submitting your application, please read the current Call for Application carefully.
In case of an interest contact the sending partner in your country;
With the help of the application guide submit all the necessary application documents to the online application system of Tempus Public Foundation called DreamApply. The application platform opens around the end of November. ( exact date will be updated soon)
You are entitled to apply for two programmes at a time.
The Sending Partner pre-selects the submitted applications and sends a nomination and a reserve list to Tempus Public Foundation. Please note that applications will not be taken into consideration in the following cases:
Hungarian citizens (including those with dual citizenships), persons granted a refugee status (“menekült), persons enjoying temporary protection (“menekültes”), persons admitted for subsidiary protection (“oltalmazott”) and persons granted temporary protection (“befogadott”).
The University of Szeged informs the formally correct applicants about the details (date and method) of the admission examination, evaluation.
After the evaluation of the entrance exam and application documents, the Board of Trustees of Tempus Public Foundation makes a decision about the applications.
Final results are sent by Tempus Public Foundation.
Successful applicants accept their scholarship offer.