The Embassy of Hungary announces that the call for applications is now open for the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarships for the academic year 2019-2020. The scholarship programme is open to 35 students from the Philippines each year. Stipendium Hungaricum scholarships are full degree programmes fully funded by the Government of Hungary and include the tuition, application and visa fees, health insurance, as well as accommodation (or housing allowance) and a monthly stipend. Applicants can choose between 27 host institutions and 415 study programmes. The courses are offered in English. Duration of study programmes vary from 2-4 years.

For Philippine applicants the available fields of study for Undergraduate (BA,BSc) or Graduate (MA,MSc) students are: agriculture and sustainable development, medicine, water management engineering and hydrology, architecture and protection of cultural heritage, natural sciences, environmental studies. Applicants to Doctoral programmes (PhD,DLA) can avail of any academic field of their interest.

The Application is done through an online service (deadline: January 15th 2019) and through the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines. The applicants can apply for up to two study programmes, in order of preference.

Prospective applicants should visit the Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship website.