HEC: The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme 2018-2019
Islamabad: Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, Pakistan has announced The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme 2018-2019.
THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM OPENS IN MID December 2017. THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING THE COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE: 31st January, 2018.
IMPORTANT NOTE BEFORE APPLYING TO ANY PROGRAM:
It is the sole responsibility of student(s) applying for any professional degree (viz. Medical, Engineering, Agriculture etc.) to first get confirmed its accreditation from the respective Councils i.e. Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), Agriculture Council, & Nursing Council etc.
Further, applicant who failed to submit online application form through both websites (HEC and Hungary) will not be considered for further processing.
HEC invites applications from Pakistani/AJ&K nationals for the Stipendium Hungarian Scholarship Programme 2018-19, under bilateral Higher Education and Scientific Exchange Programme between the Government of Hungary and Higher Education Commission (HEC), Government of Pakistan. All awards will be made on the basis of the academic merit, quality of the research proposal, potential of the candidate, likely impact of the work on the development of Pakistan. The Programme is managed by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad and Tempus Public Foundation, Hungary.
Stipendium Hungaricum scholarships are available for Pakistani students fulfilling basic eligibility criteria in specified disciplines and other requirements of Hungarian universities under following programs:
- Bachelor Degree (04 years degree programme after 12 years education)
- Master Degree (02 years degree programme after 16 years education)
- PhD Degree (03 years doctoral degree (PhD) after 18 years education)
Note: The students applying for programmes in English language shall have an appropriate knowledge of English at a certain level that is defined by the host Hungarian Institution. Only above specified disciplines / field of studies will be considered for award of scholarship. Further, field of studies / Disciplines once selected by any candidate will not be changed before or after award of scholarship.
FINANCIAL COVERAGE & BENEFITS:
Tuition-free education: exemption from the payment of tuition fee
Bachelor and Masters Scholarships: monthly HUF 40,460/- (cca EUR 130) contribution to the living expenses, for 12 months a year, until the completion of studie
Doctoral level: according to the current Hungarian legislation, monthly HUF 140,000/-(cca EUR 450) at present – for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies.
Accommodation: Dormitory place or a contribution of HUF 40,000/- to accommodation costs for the whole duration of the scholarship period.
Health care services according to the relevant Hungarian legislation (Act No. 80 of 1997, national health insurance card) and supplementary medical insurance.
Economy Class Return Airfare
To be borne by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. Maximum one way airfare to maximum PKR 75,000/- or as per actual whichever is lesser (at the time of final selection/ departure to Hungary and also return airfare to Pakistan maximum PKR 75,000/- immediately after successful completion of degree)
AVAILABLE PROGRAMS AND HOST INSTITUTIONS
Applicants are eligible to apply for those scholarship types and specified study fields as defined by HEC and that are also determined in the educational cooperation programmes in effect between Hungary and the Sending Partner i.e. Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
INFORMATION ABOUT ROGRAMS AND FIELD OF STUDY
Please visit the following websites for more information about the all degree programs and fields of study.
However, applicants are instructed to apply only against specific degree programmes and in specified field of priority areas / disciplines defined by HEC against each degree programme.
THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING THE COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE: 31st January, 2018.