Stipendium Hungaricum – 2020/2021 CALL FOR APPLICATION – OPEN!

Call for Applications for bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes 2020/2021

Call for Applications for doctoral programmes 2020/2021

Application open: November 15 2019 – January 15 2020

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 international students in Hungary and to encourage Hungarian higher education institutions to attract more students from abroad.

Thousands of students from over 70 sending partner countries engaged in this programme apply for higher educational studies in Hungary each year. In the academic year 2020/2021 over 5000 international students can begin their studies in Hungary, in the framework of the Stipendium Hungaricum programme.
More information on the scholarship programme can be found under: www.stipendiumhungaricum.hu
For the application procedure visit this site: https://apply.stipendiumhungaricum.hu/
For the University’s profile visit: https://apply.stipendiumhungaricum.hu/institutions/institution/54-kroli-gspr-university-reformed-church-hungary
Sending Partners and Available Study Programmes

Available study programmes at Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary within the Stipendium Hungaricum programme:


Detailed information about these programmes as well as the application forms can be found in the “Study programmes in foreign languages” section of the website.

 

 

Application documents

All of the following documents are compulsory and need to be submitted to the online application surface by all applicants until 15 January 2020.

Please note that only files with a maximum size of 4 MB can be uploaded in the system.

Application Documents

Detailed Requirements

Required to be uploaded by

Online application form

· the applicants must fill out and save all requested information on the online application form in English

· a recent photo of the applicant (taken not earlier than 2 years before the submission of the application)

· those who apply for partial (exchange) studies must clearly state the length (1 or 2 semesters) and start date (September of February) of the studies they apply for.

all applicants

Motivation Letter

· minimum 1 page, typed in Times New Roman 12 point letters

· written in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

all applicants

Proof of language proficiency and their translations in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

· scanned copy of the original proof of language proficiency, with a minimum level determined by the Host Institution AND its translation

· see section 2.5. for further details

· in case the student has completed his/her previous level of studies in the language of the selected study programme, a proof can be uploaded about the fact that the language of education was the same as the language of the study programme that the applicant is now applying for

· translations only have to be attached if the copy of the original document is not in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

all applicants

School certificates and their translations in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

· bachelor level full time programmes: scanned copy of the original secondary school graduation certificate or equivalent AND its translation

· master level full time programmes: scanned copy of the original bachelor degree certificate or equivalent AND its translation

· one-tier master level full time programmes: scanned copy of the original secondary school graduation certificate or equivalent AND their translations

· non-degree, Hungarian language preparatory programmes: scanned copy of the secondary school graduation certificate AND its translation

· non-degree, specialisation programmes: scanned copy of the degree certificate required by the Host Institution AND its translation

· partial (exchange) study programmes on all study levels: scanned copy of the original certificate about student status issued by the current higher education institution where the applicants is registered in AND its translation

· translations only have to be attached if the copy of the original document is not in the language of the selected study programme or in English

all applicants

Transcript of Records and its translations in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

· copy of the original transcript of records regarding all academic semesters or school years completed during previous studies (at the highest level of education that the student have participated in) AND its translation

· translations only have to be attached if the copy of the original document is not in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian

all applicants

Medical Certificate

· scanned copy of a medical certificate of satisfactory health condition issued not earlier than 15 November 2019

· please note that there is no form provided by Tempus Public Foundation for this certificate, it can be any certificate that a particular hospital uses or a particular physician issues

· certificates have to be issued and signed by a physician to prove that the applicant does not have the following illnesses: AIDS, Hepatitis A, B, C, or any other epidemic conditions

· please note that, despite the applicants need to upload this document, the Host Institutions might require the student to take a medical test at the time of enrolment (free of charge for Scholarship Holders)

all applicants

Copy of Identification Document

· provided that the applicant already has a passport, a scanned copy of the passport’s data page should be uploaded

· in case the applicants do not yet have a passport, they should upload the scanned copy of their national ID card

· that page has to be uploaded which contains both the personal data and the photography of the applicant

all applicants

acceptance of Statement for Application in the online system

· all applicants need to accept the “Statement for Application” (see Annex 3 for a sample)

· the statement can only be accepted in the online system, therefore scanned and signed copies should not be uploaded

· the statement appears in the online application system after registration – all applicants need to click on accepting it in order to be able to submit their applications

all applicants

All documents that cannot be obtained or produced in the language of the selected study programme or in Hungarian have to be translated and the translations have to be submitted as well as the copy of the original document.

Please note that in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in European Union law, you need to give your consents regarding data protection and accept our Privacy Policy in order to be able to submit your application. These consents appear in the system after registration as well as the Privacy Policy – that is also Annex 4. 

 

Provisions Covered by the Scholarship

  • Tuition-free education

exemption from the payment of tuition fee

  • Monthly stipend

non-degree, bachelor’s, master’s and one-tier master’s level: monthly amount of HUF 43,700 (cca EUR 130) 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

Please bear in mind that these provisions are only a contribution to the living expenses of the Scholarship Holders. It means that it does not fully cover all the costs of living and the students need to add their own financial resources in order to cover all living expenses in Hungary. All applicants are highly advised to check the expected living expenses both in Hungary and in the city that they wish to live in before applying; please do check our Cost of Living Calculator by clicking here: http://www.studyinhungary.hu/living-in-hungary/menu/your-costs-of-living.html

 

 

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