Hungarian Governmental Scholarships for Master of Science Degree Courses

Deadline: 28 February, 2015
Open to: applicants who are nationals of one of the eligible countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Chad, Ethiopia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mali, Myanmar, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Nigeria, North-Korea, the Philippines, Serbia, Somalia, South-Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uganda,  Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen
Scholarships: cover tuition fees, accommodation, subsistence costs

Description

The Hungarian Government invites applications for scholarships for three Master of Science degree courses that will be offered in English for the 2015-2016 Academic Year:

  1. Animal nutrition and feed safety;
  2. Plant protection;
  3. Rural development and agribusiness .

Courses will be offered provided the minimum number of students is reached. The following universities are participating:

  • Kaposvár University;
  • University of Pannonia Georgikon Faculty;
  • Szent István University, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be nationals of one of the following countries to be considered eligible for applying to the Scholarship Programme:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Chad, Ethiopia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mali, Myanmar, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Nigeria, North-Korea, the Philippines, Serbia, Somalia, South-Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uganda,  Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Yemen.

Candidates will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Citizenship and residency of one of the eligible countries;
  • Excellent school achievements;
  • English language proficiency (for courses taught in English);
  • Motivation;
  • Good health;
  • Age (candidates under 30 are preferred).

The scholarship will cover:

  • application and tuition fees throughout the study period;
  • basic books and notes;
  • dormitory accommodation;
  • subsistence costs.

All of the above mentioned costs are financed by the Hungarian Government, according to the Agreement between FAO and Hungary in 2007.Scholarship students are entitled to the same health care coverage offered to Hungarian students during the course of the scholarship. The scholarship covers student costs only; family members are not supported within the frame of this programme.

Application

Interested applicants should prepare a dossier to be sent by E-MAIL consisting of:

  • Application form duly completed (download it HERE);
  • A recent curriculum vitae;
  • A copy of high school/college diploma and transcript/report of study or copy of the diploma attachment;
  • A copy of certificate of proficiency in English;
  • Copies of relevant pages of passport showing expiration date and passport number;
  • A letter of recommendation;
  • Statement of motivation;
  • Health Certificate issued by Medical Doctor;
  • Certificate of Good Conduct issued by local police authority.

You can send your application package to [email protected] in the period between 05 January and 28 February, 2015. 

For more information, course descriptions and summary of conditions please see the official call HERE.

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