Hungarian Government Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship 2020

We are pleased to announce to you the Hungarian Government Scholarship Programme 2020/2021 for International Students.

This scheme has the scholarship funding known as the Hungarian Government Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme, and this is the 2020 version of the educational funding scheme for students who are currently from their 400 Levels students to several postgraduate studies.

The Summary of the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme

Course(s) Offered

All fields

 Course Level

The Hungarian Government Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme 2020/2021 covers Bachelors, Masters, Ph.D., Postdoc, Non-degree programs.

Scholarship Provider 

Tempus Public Foundation

 Country to Study 

The scholarship is to tenable in Hungary

The Scholarship Description

The Hungarian Government Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship is one of the free scholarships that allow students from various countries to undergo their studies in Hungary for free.

The Hungarian Government Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme 2020/2021 has been in existence for a while with the mission to increase the number of international students in Hungary and to encourage Hungarian higher education institutions to attract top international students.

This scholarship is one of the most consecutive international scholarship opportunities for students from developing countries.

Also, the scholarship award is one of the Bilateral Agreement Scholarship Awards signed between the Ministries responsible for education in the sending countries and Hungary or between institutions only. 

Who is Eligible for this Scholarship?

This scholarship is only for international students. 

Eligible groups for the Hungarian Government Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme

All countries from less developed areas are eligible to apply.

Number of awards for the Hungarian Government Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme 2020/2021

Sponsorship duration

 Here is the sponsorship duration for the scholarship:

Bachelor programmes: Fulltime: 2-4 years; The Partial: 1 or 2 semesters

Master programmes: Fulltime: 1.5-2 years; and that of partial is 1 or 2 semesters

One-tier master programmes: Fulltime: 5-6 years; Partial: 1 or 2 semesters

Doctoral programmes: Fulltime: 2+2 years; Partial: 1 or 2 semesters

Non-degree programmes:

Preparatory course in the Hungarian language: 1 year

Other preparatory and specialisation courses: up to 1 year

Method of Application

If your local language is not among the languages covered by the Hungarian, then it has to be translated, and the translations have to be submitted as well as the copy of the original document.

The PDF below will guide applicants through the best practices during and after the online application.

It is paramount that you go through the Application Requirements(pdf) carefully and also to visit the official Stipendium Hungaricum website (the link below this article) before applying for this scholarship

Application Deadline

As stated earlier, all the required documents are details are to be submitted to the online application surface by all applicants by the deadline of 16 February (until 12:00 PM Central European Time).

But this date was for the previous scheme (2019).

For the 2020 application deadline, we encourage you to visit the official website. This programme is directly implemented by cooperation with the responsible authorities of the Sending Partner.

This scholarship application does not attract any fee; candidates are advised to not apply through any external agent.

The Hungarian Government included the different higher education scholarships schemes financed by domestic and European funds.

These are education funds injected  into one organisation based on a government decree published in March 2015.

The tasks are performed by Tempus Public Foundation, a background organisation of the Ministry of Human Capacities, as was established in the year 1996.

Application Deadline

Usually, the applications end February  and it is open to International Applicants For current details of the year’s entry, visit the official website.

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