Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship

Application period for the 2024/2025 academic year:
15 November 2023-31 January 2024


Mission of the scholarship

The Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship was established by the Hungarian Government for those who live in a Hungarian diaspora outside of Europe and wish to study at a Hungarian higher education institution to develop their personal, professional and cultural relations to Hungary.
The programme aims to support the professional advancement of the scholarship holders with high-quality Hungarian higher education while improving their Hungarian language skills and strengthening their Hungarian identity. After graduation, scholarship holders return to their home country with competitive skills and knowledge that enables them to support their community, preserve Hungarian values and reinforce the relations between the diaspora and Hungary.

More information

More information on the scholarship programme can be found under:

For the application procedure visit this site:

For the University’s profile visit:

Provisions covered by the scholarship

  • Tuition-free education: exemption from the payment of tuition fee
  • Monthly stipend: monthly amount of HUF 43,700 (cca EUR 120) contribution to the living expenses in Hungary, for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies
  • Accommodation contribution: free dormitory place or a contribution of HUF 40,000/month to accommodation costs for the whole duration of the scholarship period (Please note that if the student does not live in the dormitory, the HUF 40,000/month is a contribution to that rental costs, and in bigger cities – especially in the capital city – this contribution would not cover the full amount of rental costs.)
  • Medical insurance: health care services according to the relevant Hungarian legislation (Act LXXX of 1997, national health insurance card) and supplementary medical insurance for up to HUF 65,000 (cca EUR 195) a year/person

Available study programmes

Application timeline:

Contact Information

For more information please visit the official Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship website:
If you have any more question, then please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Zita Édelmajer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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