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Apply to the Diaspora Scholarship!

2021-12-09 09:47:31

Applications are open from November until 31 January 2022 for classes starting in September 2022.

Non-EU nationals with Hungarian heritage can study for free in Hungary (Europe) in one of Corvinus University of Budapest’s Bachelor, Master or PhD programmes with the Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship.

Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship in a nutshell:

  • A Hungarian state-funded programme (administered by Tempus Public Foundation);
  • Scholarship holders receive free tuition, medical insurance and accommodation & living allowances (upon request);
  • Applicants with Hungarian heritage who live outside of the EU (European Union)* are eligible to apply;
  • A unique opportunity to reconnect with your Hungarian roots, learn the language, build an international network and develop yourself professionally.

*excludes Serbia and part of Ukraine

What is the Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship?

The Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship has been designed by the Hungarian Government for prospective students with Hungarian heritage from outside of the EU. The programme offers the opportunity to study for free at world-leading universities in Hungary, including Corvinus University of Budapest.

The programme will develop you academically and professionally, improving your Hungarian language skills and heightening your sense of Hungarian identity. At Corvinus University, you can choose from more than 20 programmes at Bachelor, Master (including MBA) and PhD levels, which are fully taught in English.

Ready to apply?

If you already know about the Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship, have read the Call for Applications, meet the requirements and you’re ready to apply, click here.

What the Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship covers?

In addition to the personal development opportunities, the scholarship entitles awardees to:

  • Free tuition (for the duration of your studies)
  • Stipend to support the living costs

o 43,700 HUF (c. €120) per month for Bachelor and Master students

o 140,000 HUF (c. € 386) per month for PhD students in the first 4 active semesters and 180,000 HUF (c. € 497) for the 4 last active semesters of studies.

  • Note: allowances are only paid to actively enrolled students. I.e. if you are a scholarship holder taking a passive semester, you will receive no allowances for that semester.
  • University accommodation or 40,000 HUF (c. €110) in accommodation allowance per month
  • Travel allowance (one-occasion) of up to HUF 330,000 for applicants domiciled between 8,000 and 19,999 km from Budapest*
  • Medical insurance
  • Hungarian language course

Note: You must request living costs, accommodation and travel allowances, respectively when you apply to be eligible for each! (please see the Call for Applications).

Click here for more information!

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