Hungary Scholarship Program 2023/2024 Application Form

Last Updated on January 26, 2023

Hungary Scholarship

Hungary Scholarship Program 2023 is now open for applications. It is a fully funded scholarship for all students sponsored by Hungary Helps Agency.

About Hungary Scholarship Program

The Scholarship Program for Christian Young People is managed by the State Secretariat for the Aid of Persecuted Christians and for the Hungary Helps Program.

The Hungary Helps Agency is in charge of coordinating the Scholarship Program since August 2020.

The core mission of the Scholarship Program for Christian Young People is to provide the possibility of studying in Hungary for young Christian students living in the crisis regions of the world and/or being threatened in their country because of their faith.

Aim and Benefits of Hungary Scholarship Program

1. Tuition-free education–exemption from the payment of tuition fee.

2. Monthly stipend–bachelor, master and one-tier master level: monthly amount of HUF 119 000 (cca. EUR 380) contribution to the living expenses in Hungary, for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies.

3. Accommodation–dormitory place or a contribution of HUF 40 000 to accommodation costs for the whole duration of the scholarship period.

4. Reimbursement of travel costs–HUF 200 000 /year (cca. EUR 645).

5. 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.

Requirements for Hungary Scholarship Program

1. The Hungary Scholarship Program for Christian Young People is based on the cooperation between the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary and churches, pursuing humanitarian activities in crisis regions.

2. The applicants may not have Hungarian citizenship.

3. Local Churches are to verify and prove that the applicant belongs to their religious community.

Only those applications can be awarded with scholarship, which also possess the recommendation from the local Church along with the approval of the Deputy State Secretariat for the Aid of Persecuted Christians.

4. Scholarship holders must possess the relevant language and education certificates, degrees requested by the host university of the selected degree program.

5. The scholarship holders commit themselves in the scholarship agreement that after the scholarship agreement ends they return to their home countries, if the local security and political conditions allow it so.

6. Scholarships are for young applicants who are older than 18 years of age by the time their education starts.

7. An individual may win the scholarship only one time at a study level.


Application Deadline: January 31, 2023.

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