Application Deadline: January 31st, 2022
The Scholarship Programme for Christian Young People (SCYP) was founded in 2017 by the Government of Hungary. The Scholarship Programme for Christian Young People is managed by the State Secretariat for the Aid of Persecuted Christians and for the Hungary Helps Program. The Hungary Helps Agency is in charge of coordinating the Scholarship Programme since August 2020.
The core mission of the Scholarship Programme for Christian Young People is to provide the possibility of studying in Hungary for young Christian students living in the crisis regions of the world or being threatened in their country because of their faith. After completing their studies, the scholarship holders will return to help their home community with their gained knowledge, and they will participate in the development of their countries and contribute to improvement of social situation and preservation of culture of Christian communities.
a) full-age citizens, who are at least 18 years old at the beginning of their scholarship studies; who reach the age of 18 by 31 August of the year of the specified application deadline,
b) those who have the qualifications and the required language skills as a pre-requisite for the study programme applied for, and submit the supporting document by the deadline for submission of applications, but no later than 1 August of the year of the current application cycle;
c) those who have an official recommendation from a church organization specified in the Call for Applications.
Degree programmes at bachelor level, master’s and one tier master’s programmes are open to all applicants, while doctoral programmes are open to those applicants who have completed their bachelor/master studies in the frame of the Scholarship Programme for Christian Young People in Hungary or are registered for the last semester of their studies in the 2021/2022 academic year as Scholarship for Christian Young People scholarship holders.
Allowances provided for the scholarship holder:
- Tuition-free education
- Monthly stipend
- Reimbursement of travel costs
- Medical insurance
The visa administration and the extension of the residence permit is free of charge for scholarship holders. The scholarship contributes to one person’s costs of living and it does not provide either visa or additional benefits or administration services for the persons and family members who accompany the scholarship holder. The legal subject of the scholarship agreement is only the scholarship holder.See also Government of Finland Scholarships 2022 | Fully Funded
How to Apply:
Please do not forget that you need to submit your SCYP application on this online platform, starting with a registration:
If you get stuck at any point of the process, please contact Hungary Helps Agency at the following e-mail address:
Email: [email protected]
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