The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFA) invites applications for a Hungarian State scholarship for the Balassi Summer University Programme.

The scholarship is intended for individuals of Hungarian descent living in Western diaspora communities, who wish to improve their command of Hungarian language and cultural identity.

Programme duration: 4 weeks (24 July, 2017 – 18 August, 2017)

The goal of the scholarship is to improve the Hungarian language skills and cultural knowledge of young people of Hungarian descent who are citizens and residents of other countries. The four week long course takes place at the Balassi Institute in Budapest.

Young people of Hungarian descent, who are 18 years old or older are invited to apply.

The scholarship includes:
- Tuition fee
- Course materials
- Student residence (2-3 persons per room)
- Three meals a day
- Pass for public transportation
- Attending the cultural programs in the afternoons
- Attending the excursion

All applications are to be submitted electronically following a registration via this link.  

Deadline for electronic application: 15 April, 2017

For detailed information please consult this following link.

The programme is also available on a self-paying basis, for more information, please open the following information leaflet.

(Applicants not speaking Hungarian may submit their application in English as well.)