Reboot your roots with the Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship


Calls | Higher education

Call for applications for higher education studies of the academic year 2023-24

The Hungarian Diaspora Scholarship Programme is now accepting applications for higher education studies starting in the academic year 2023-24. The programme aims to support those who wish to rediscover and reconnect to their Hungarian heritage and want to improve their Hungarian language skills and cultural knowledge as well.

Degree seekers with Hungarian heritage can choose from hundreds of Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral programmes or postgraduate special training courses (offered mostly in English or Hungarian) at 28 Hungarian higher education institutions. Application for 1 or 2 semester-long partial studies is also possible, including Hungarian language courses. The scholarship covers a tuition-free education, medical insurance, and upon request, a contribution to the accommodation and travel cost and a monthly stipend.

The application is open to students from all countries of the world, except the Member States of the European Union, the Republic of Serbia and the Zakarpatska region of Ukraine. Consult the Call for Applications for further criteria and exceptions!

We kindly ask our partners to disseminate information about the scholarship programme. Please find downloadable promotional materials on our website: If your organisation is connected to Hungarian diaspora communities, we are open to further cooperation, and please do not hesitate to contact us.

Information days:

  • Information day about the application process for potential applicants: 6 December, 2022 - 8:00-9:30 (CET) and 16:00-17:30 (CET) (The entry link is available after registration on the Tempus Public Foundation website.)
  • Information day about the application process for potential applicants: 16 January, 2023 - 8:00-9:30 (CET) and 16:00-17:30 (CET) (Further information will be shared later on our Facebook site and on our website.)
  • Information day for partner organisations about the dissemination of the programme and the current application round: 13 December, 2022 - 8:00-9:30 (CET) and 16:00-17:30 (CET) (Please contact us via email if your organisation is open to cooperation:

Application deadline: 23:59 (CET) 31 January, 2023

Website of the programme:
Call for Applications:
Online application system:

Last modified: 15-12-2022