Government Of Hungary Scholarship 2018-2019 [APPLY NOW]


The Food and Agricultural Organization FAO of  the united Nations is most pleased to invite appplications for the Government Of Hungary Scholarship 2018-2019. The scholarship is designed for students from selected countries pursuing some master of science degree courses for the 2018-2019 academic session in Hungary


Description Of Scholarship:


The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.
Our goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives. With over 194 member states, FAO works in over 130 countries worldwide. We believe that everyone can play a part in ending hunger.

The Scholarship is an aid programme for the Students in the selected regions of the world. Hungary is the destination to allow a cultural flow within Students from other communities of the world.


Level/ Area of Study:


The following Master of Science degree courses are being offered in English for the 2018-2019 Academic Year:


1. Animal Husbandry Engineering (University of Debrecen)


2. Agricultural Water Management Engineering (Szent István University)


3. Environmental Engineering (Szent István University)


Host  Universities/ Nationality:


The Scholarship is to be taken in Hungary. The following universities and faculties are participating:


  • University of Debrecen, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management
  • Szent István University, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences


Worth Of Government Of Hungary Scholarship 2018-2019:


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


 Eligible Nationalities:


Residents (who must be nationals) of the following countries are eligible to apply for the Scholarship Programme:


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



Requirements For Government Of Hungary Scholarship 2018-2019


The selection process as described below applies to scholarships beginning in September 2018.


Student selection will take place in two phases:


Phase 1: FAO will pre-screen candidates and submit applications to the Ministry of Agriculture of Hungary that will send them to the corresponding University as chosen by the 2 applicants. Students must submit only COMPLETED dossiers. Incomplete dossiers will not be considered. Files without names will not be processed.


Phase 2: Selected candidates may be asked to take a written or oral English examination as part of the admission procedure. The participating Universities will run a further selection process and inform each of the successful candidates. Student selection will be made by the Universities only, without any involvement on the part of FAO. Selected students will also be notified by the Ministry.


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)
  • Courses will be offered provided the minimum number of students is reached.



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