Hungary Scholarship for Christian Young People (SCYP) was founded in 2017 by the Government of Hungary for immigrant Christians to study.
Scholarship for Christian Young People (SCYP) is under the State Secretariat for the Aid of Persecuted Christians and Hungary Helps Program (in charge of coordinating the Scholarship Program since August 2020).
The core mission of the Scholarship for Christian Young People is to provide the possibility of studying in Hungary for young Christian students living in the crisis regions of the world or being threatened in their country because of their faith.
After completing their studies, the scholarship holders will return to help their home community with their gained knowledge.
Also, they will participate in the development of their countries and contribute to improving the social situation and preservation of the culture of Christian communities.
Hungary Scholarship for Christian Young People Requirements
- a) full-age citizens, who are at least 18 years old at the beginning of their scholarship studies; who reach the age of 18 by 31 August of the year of the specified application deadline,
- b) those who have the qualifications and the required language skills as a pre-requisite for the study program applied for, and submit the supporting document by the deadline for submission of applications, but no later than 1 August of the year of the current application cycle;
- c) those who have an official recommendation from a church organization specified in the Call for Applications.
Degree programs at bachelor level, master’s, and one-tier master’s programs are open to all applicants. F
urther, doctoral programs are open to those applicants with bachelor/master studies in the frame of the Scholarship for Christian Young People in Hungary or are registered for the last semester of their studies in the 2021/2022 academic year as Scholarship for Christian Young People scholarship holders.
Allowances provided for the scholarship holder:
- Tuition-free education
- Monthly stipend
- Reimbursement of travel costs
- Medical insurance
The visa administration, including the extension of the residence permit, are free of charge for scholarship holders.
Also, the scholarship contributes to one person’s costs of living, and it does not provide either visa or additional benefits or administration services for the persons and family members who accompany the scholarship holder. The legal subject of the scholarship agreement is only the scholarship holder.
How to Apply:
Please do not forget that you need to submit your SCYP application on this online platform, starting with a registration: https://apply.scyp.hu.