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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

2012-2013 Hungarian Government Scholarships for International Students

Overview

2012-2013 Hungarian Government Scholarships (Scholarization): Hungary through the Balassi Institute, the Hungarian Scholarship Board Office offers scholarships for foreign students and lecturers in higher education institutions as well as research fellows who intend to gain further professional experience in Hungarian higher education institutions or research institutes. Scholarships can be applied for in two different ways:

Work plans and bilateral agreements

The Office of the Hungarian Scholarship Board (hereinafter HSB) welcomes applications by citizens of countries (and territories) that have a valid/effective educational work plan with Hungary, or a bilateral agreement signed by the Hungarian Ministry of National Recourses and the relevant ministry of the given country (or territory). Dissemination of all information regarding the application procedure and deadlines as well as assessment and shortlisting of applications is conducted by the scholarship authority or the Ministry of Education in the relevant home country (or territory). Applications forwarded by partner scholarship offices shall have a priority. However, applications submitted directly to the HSB Office shall also be accepted in the framework of the Pool system outlined below.


Scholarship Pool

In 2005 the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Hungary established the ‘Scholarship Pool’ allowing for applications for all HSB scholarship types from the following countries/territories:

Albania, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korean Republic, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, Republic of Chile, Republic of the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America.


Citizens of the following countries may only apply through their national scholarship offices, on the basis of bilateral agreements:

Columbia, Yemen, Mongolia, Palestine and Vietnam.

Available scholarships

The following scholarships are available in the academic year 2012-2013:

A - semester/partial studies (3-10 months)

Available for: undergraduate (BA/BSc) and graduate (MA/MSc) students (enrolled at foreign higher education institutions), especially those majoring in Hungarian Language and Literature and students participating in a single degree track university programme (such as General Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutical Studies, Veterinary Studies, Architecture, Studies in Law, etc.). Before application, students are required to have completed minimum two semesters at their home institutions. For ‘Type A’ scholarship students may apply only on one occasion during their Bachelor’s studies, and once during their Master’s studies.

Financial provisions

HUF 40 460 stipend per month, paid by the host institution*; student hostel accommodation in a university residence hall paid by the scholarshp-holder.

B - postgraduate studies, research (3-21 days or 1-10 months)

Available for: applicants holding a Master’s degree or an equivalent university degree, including PhD students who intend to do research for their dissertation and wish to stay in Hungary for less than 10 months. (However, PhD students cannot earn credits during the scholarship period at the host university.)

Financial provisions

HUF 79 200 stipend per month and HUF 70 000 accommodation allowance per month.
For scholarships lasting 21 days or less: accommodation allowance and a stipend of HUF 3 000/day.

C/1 - full PhD programme (36 months)

Only students proficient in Hungarian can apply. The scholarship is conditional upon successful entrance exam / admission to the respective doctoral school.

C/2 - partial PhD studies (10 months)

Applicants must be enrolled in a PhD programme at an accredited higher education institution in their home country or in a foreign country (but not in Hungary).

Financial provisions

HUF 93 000 stipend per month paid by the host institution*; student hostel accommodation in a university residence hall paid by the scholarshp-holder.

D - postdoctoral studies, research (1-10 months)

Applicants must hold a PhD or an equivalent degree.

Financial provisions

HUF 118 800 stipend and HUF 80 000 accommodation allowance per month, paid by the Balassi Institute HSB Office.

E - research stay (3-21 days or 1-10 months)

Available for associate professors or high-ranking academics as well as researchers holding minimum a PhD or an equivalent degree.

Financial provisions

HUF 118 800 stipend and HUF 80 000 accommodation allowance per month.
For scholarships lasting 21 days or less an accommodation allowance and a stipend of HUF 3 000/day will be granted. These amounts are paid by the Balassi Institute HSB Office.

F - summer courses in the summer of 2012 (2-4 weeks)

Only courses published in the list of ‘Summer Courses 2012’ on the HSB website can be selected. You may select three different courses but your scholarship will allow you to participate only in one course.

Financial provisions

Tuition-free course, free accommodation and meals.

CASES OF NON-ELIGIBILITY

Foreign citizens with a residence/immigration permit or in the course of applying for such a permit in Hungary
Foreign citizens with permanent residence in Hungary
Foreign citizens employed on a permanent basis as defined by the Hungarian Labour Law
Students in employment applying for part-time or correspondence study programmes
Students applying for programmes not financed by the Hungarian State
Students admitted to higher education host institutions where tuition fee is required.

GENERAL PROVISIONS

Scholarships offered by the HSB allow for studies or research in any field of arts or sciences at an accredited Hungarian higher education institution or research institute to be determined in advance.

Semester/partial and postgraduate studies as well as doctoral programmes must be carried out in higher education institutions or research institutes where no tuition fee is required.

For ’type A scholarship’ students may apply only on one occasion in the course of their Bachelor’s studies, and once during their Master’s studies. Type A (semester/partial studies) and type C1/C2 (full PhD and partial PhD studies) scholarships cannot be extended. Type B (postgraduate studies), D (postdoctoral studies, research), and E (research stay) scholarships may be extended exceptionally, only under special circumstances, on one occasion.

HSB scholarships are valid only for studies and research purposes in Hungary. Scholarship-holders must stay in Hungary during the entire period of their studies or research.

Scholarships are awarded for the summer of 2012 or the academic year 2012-2013 and must be completed by 30 June 2013 at the latest.

Application Deadline


Application procedure
Applications must be submitted in two ways:
  1. ONLINE on the HSB website,
  2. In printed version by post.
Note: Applications must be submitted in both ways. Our office will only accept applications sent by post as well as through the online system by the given deadline.
  1. Online application: You have to register and upload your application material on the HSB website
    Before starting the online procedure please read our Online Application Guidelines carefully.
    Deadline of the online application: 26th April 2012 (Thursday midnight)
  2. Printed version: must be sent by post to the following address:
Balassi Intézet, MÖB Iroda
1519 Budapest Pf. 385
Hungary
Deadline: Thursday, 26th April 2012 (as per postmark)
Note: For those applying under the system of bilateral agreements the application deadline might be earlier, as determined by the national scholarship office of the given country.
We suggest that applicants keep a copy of the application documents.
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the deadline will not be considered.


Contact Information


Ms. Praznózcy, Orsolya
programme-coordinator
+36 1 384 9008
Austria, Germany (including DAAD scholarships), Switzerland
Summer Courses in Hungary (all countries based on bilateral agreement)
Ms. Rókás, Olga
programme-coordinator
+36 1 384 90 11
Czech Republic, Estonia, Japan,Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine
Ms. Süle, Ágnes
programme-coordinator
+36 1 666 7978
Afghanistan, Egypt, Yemen, Jordan, China, Kuwait, Mongolia, Palestine, Syria, Taiwan
Full program and full PhD program (incoming students)
Ms. Szilágyi, Enikő
programme-coordinator
+36 1 666 7977
Bulgaria, Croatia, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Korean Republic, Malaysia, The Philippines, Poland, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Thailand, Vietnam
Mr. Urbán, Balázs
programme-coordinator
+36 1 384 9010
(Mo-Fr: 10:00 – 14:00)
Belgium, Colombia, Cyprus, France, Luxembourg, Mexico, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain
Ms. Dr. Vincze, Krisztina
programme-coordinator
+36 1 666 7979
(Mo-Fri: 9:00 – 14:00)
Albania, Canada, Denmark,  Finland, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Romania, Turkey, United Kingdom (pool system)


http://www.scholarship.hu/Englishsite/tabid/184/language/en-EN/Default.aspx

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http://www.scholarship.hu/


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5 comments:

stanly on October 12, 2014 at 12:14 PM said...
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stanly on October 12, 2014 at 12:16 PM said...

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