The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme

An agreement has been signed between the governments of South Africa and Hungary, offering 100 scholarships per year between 2017 and 2019, to South African students for study at participating public university in Hungary.

Scholarships are offered for over 130 courses, (including, but not limited to:

•         Natural sciences and sustainable environment
•         Engineering and information technology
•         Agricultural science and food science
•         Biotechnology, bioenergetics and renewable energy
•         Economics, business and management studies 
•         Tourism
•         Physical education and coaching
•         Adult education
•         Human resources development
•          International relations and European studies etc.)

The Stipendium Hungaricum programme offers South African students’ studies at Bachelors, Masters or PhD level as follows: 30 Bachelors, 60 Masters and 10 PhD places are available.

  In Hungary, the academic year runs from September to June thus the applications for the

2019/2020 intake for the Scholarship are now closed and will reopen towards the end of 2019. Applications are all done online