2015 Hungary Government Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme for study in Hungary (Tuition Free and Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: 30 April 2015

The Hungarian Government announced the policy of “Global Opening”, as part of which the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme was launched in 2013 for foreign students. The aim of the programme is to promote cultural understanding, economic and political relations between Hungary and other countries.

Full time studies:

  • BA/BSc (undergraduate – 3 years)
  • MA/MSc (graduate – 2 years)
  • PhD studies (doctoral – 3 years)


Before proceeding with your application, check whether your country is eligible and the requirements set for the foreign language programs.


Application Procedure

The applications must contain the following documents in English or Hungarian language:

  1. The current Application form of the Stipendium Hungaricum Programme (completely filled, printed and signed by the applicant);
  2. Curriculum Vitae in Europass format;
  3. Letter of interest;
  4. Certificate of the applicant’s level of English language necessary for the selected program. Usually the requested level of language knowledge is B2-intermediate according to the Common European Framework Reference: the certificate is preferably a state or international language exam (a) TOEFL iBT test score of 90, or PBT score 550, b) Cambridge First Certificate “B”, c) IELTS score of 5.0).
  5. School certificates: a. Copy of the secondary school graduation certificate (original and notarized English translation); b. Official transcripts, degrees, diplomas of any higher education already completed (original and notarized translation); c. Copy of the BA/BSc certificate (for applicants for MA or MSc programmes except in the case of one-cycle MA programs) – original and notarized English translation
  1. Copy of the passport (relevant page(s) where passport number, name and photo, date of expiry are visible)
  2. Medical certificate of satisfactory health condition issued not earlier than 1 months. (The applicant must obtain a written certification from a physician for not havong the folowwing illnesses: AIDS, Hepatitis A, B, C ot any other epdiamic conditions.)
Applicants for music/arts scholarships must attach the following documents in addition to the above:
  • For painters, graphic artists and sculptors: photographs of three (3) works of art / sketches (indicating the date of the creation)
  • For performance artists, musicians (conductors, composers): high quality recordings of three (3) different styles of music, (conductors may submit a DVD), composers must submit three (3) original scores as well.
PhD program applicants must attach the following documents in addition to the above:
  1. Detailed research plan (min. 2 pages)
  2. Copy of the MA/MSc certificate (original and notarized English translation)
  3. Two letters of recommendation from two recognised academic persons



Financial provisions relevant for every full-time scholarship holder for academic year 2015/2016:

  • no tuition fee
  • monthly stipend: HUF 40 460 (EUR 130) per month in the case of BA/BSc, MA/MSc programs, and HUF 100 000 (EUR 325) per month for PhD students
  • dormitory places or additional contribution to accommodation costs: HUF 30 000 (EUR 100)
  • medical insurance

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme


4 responses to “2015 Hungary Government Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme for study in Hungary (Tuition Free and Fully Funded)”


    Am So great For this Opportunity But Now Does Who Going To Do SAT exams In June Are We Still Have this Chance?

  2. Philip Jimia Kamanda Avatar

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am interested in your doctoral program in Agriculture as advertised but my country Sierra Leone is not eligible for the award. Could you please help the situation?
    Yours truly,

  3. […] The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme was launched in 2013 by the Hungarian Government. The core mission of the programme is to increase the number of foreign students in Hungary and to encourage Hungarian higher education institutions to attract top foreign students. […]

  4. Anas Kabiru Avatar
    Anas Kabiru

    I am Interested in your M.sc Program , and also my Country is Eligible for the award , but i don’t no how to apply.

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