January 11, 2021 13:09
You can still apply for the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship!

As you return from the holiday season and start a fresh new 2021, make sure that all the necessary prerequisites are met with your Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship application. Here is a checklist with the most essential steps you need to take until the deadline.

The online application platform for the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship for the academic year 2021/22 is available ever since November 2020. Many of you have already submitted their application documents but as the deadline approaches, we advise you to review these steps so that you won’t miss out on this great opportunity.

1. Visit the stipendiumhungaricum.hu website!

Browsing on the official website of the scholarship is always a good start: all the necessary information on the application procedure, the deadlines and other news on the scholarship can be found there so make sure you skim through the announcements on a regular basis.

2. Check the list of study fields available from your country and the entrance requirements!

The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship has a wide range of study fields on all degree levels but it is important for you to know that the list of available programmes is different in each and every country of origin. Once you’ve found a suitable programme and higher education institution of your interest, you should also make sure that you know the details of the entrance requirements!

3. Contact your sending authority for further information!

Since Hungary has a partner institution responsible for the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship in all available countries, it is important for you to check their websites regularly for information relevant specifically for your country.

4. Register at the online application platform and submit your application!

After choosing a study field and a Hungarian higher education institution, you are ready to start compiling your online application. Don’t forget to enclose all the required annexes as well according to the specified requirements! The deadline for finalising and submitting your application is 16 January 2021 so make sure you upload everything in time!

5. Wait for your local authority to contact you!

After submitting your application your local authority is responsible to nominate applicants who can be awarded the scholarship. The nomination process will be concluded by the end of February 2021.

6. Take the online entrance exams at your selected university!

After being chosen by your local authority, you are eligible to take the online entrance exam at your selected Hungarian higher education institution. Make sure you check the details of the exam as they are different at each institution! These exams will take place from March through May 2021 – the institutions will contact you with the exact dates.

7. Cross your fingers and wait for your results!

After successfully submitting your application with all its annexes, Tempus Public Foundation will contact you with the results by the end of June 2021 the latest.

Stay tuned for our article on the selection procedure next week when we discuss the details of the steps you need to take after the 16 January deadline! We wish you a successful application and see you in Hungary!

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