Fully Funded Hungarian Government Scholarship 2024

Fully Funded Hungarian Government Scholarship 2024

The partnership between the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Hungary is rooted in a shared commitment to addressing global challenges, particularly those related to food security and rural development.

By extending scholarships for Master of Science degree courses, this collaboration aims to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to contribute to sustainable practices and innovations in their home countries.

Education has long been recognized as a catalyst for change, empowering individuals to contribute meaningfully to societal development.

In a globalized world where collaboration and knowledge sharing are paramount, initiatives like the FAO-Hungarian Government Scholarship underscore the commitment to fostering international education and sustainable development.

This comprehensive scholarship not only covers tuition but also addresses various aspects of student life making it a transformative opportunity for individuals from eligible countries.

The Hungarian Government, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), is thrilled to announce the commencement of applications for the FAO-Hungarian Government Scholarship.

This fully funded scholarship is tailored for individuals aspiring to pursue Master of Science degree courses (MSc) at select universities in Hungary.

The heart of this scholarship lies in its support for Master of Science (MSc) degree courses. These courses offered in English, cover crucial fields such as Environmental Engineering, Crop Production Engineering and Horticultural Engineering.

These disciplines are carefully selected to align with the pressing needs of today’s world, emphasizing sustainable solutions and innovative approaches to agricultural and environmental challenges.

Key Scholarship Details

  • Degree Level: Master of Science (MSc) degree courses
  • Coverage: Application and tuition fees, basic books and notes, dormitory accommodation, and subsistence costs

About the FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) stands as a leading international organization committed to eradicating hunger and promoting sustainable rural development.

This scholarship program is a testament to the collaborative efforts between FAO and Hungary in supporting talented students in their pursuit of education.

About the Hungarian Government Scholarship

The Hungarian Government Scholarship, in partnership with FAO provides comprehensive financial support for individuals pursuing Master of Science degree courses at selected universities in Hungary.

This initiative reflects a commitment to fostering global education and sustainable rural development.

Degree Level

FAO-Hungarian Government Scholarship 2024/25, Hungary (Fully Funded) is available to undertake Masters level programs at Hungary Universities.

Available Subjects

The scholarship is available for the following Master of Science degree courses offered in English for the 2024–25 academic year:

  1. Master in Environmental Engineering – Sopron University, Sopron
  2. Master in Crop Production Engineering – Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Szent István Campus, Gödöllő
  3. Master in Horticultural Engineering – Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Buda Campus, Budapest

Scholarship Benefits

The scholarship is fully funded and covers the following:

  • Application and tuition fees throughout the study period with basic books and notes
  • Dormitory accommodation
  • Subsistence costs
  • Health insurance

All costs are financed by the Hungarian Government in collaboration with FAO. However, it’s important to note that the scholarship covers student costs only and family members are not supported under this program.

Eligible Nationalities

Residents (who must be nationals) of eligible countries and territories are invited to apply. The list includes countries such as Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Bangladesh, Belarus, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Myanmar, Nigeria, Palestine, Serbia, Sudan, Tajikistan, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, and more.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Citizenship and Residency: Must be a citizen and resident of one of the eligible countries.
  • Excellent School Achievements: Demonstrated outstanding academic performance.
  • English Language Proficiency: Proficient in English for courses taught in the English language.
  • Motivation: Strong motivation to pursue the selected course of study.
  • Good Health: Must be in good health.
  • Age: Candidates under 30 are preferred.

Application Procedure

The application and selection process for scholarships beginning in September 2024 involves two phases:

1. Pre-screening by FAO

  • FAO will pre-screen candidates and submit applications to the Ministry of Agriculture of Hungary.
  • The Ministry will forward applications to the chosen University as indicated by the applicants.
  • Students must submit complete dossiers, and incomplete applications will not be considered.

2. Examination and University Selection:

  • Selected candidates may undergo a written or oral English examination as part of the admission procedure.
  • Participating universities will conduct a further selection process and inform successful candidates directly.
  • FAO will not be involved in the university’s selection process, and the Ministry will notify selected students.


Applications should be submitted via email from January 15 to February 29, 2024.

The FAO-Hungarian Government Scholarship is more than a financial aid program; it is a gateway to transformative education and a stepping stone for individuals committed to sustainable rural development.

By addressing financial barriers and providing comprehensive support, this scholarship aligns with the broader goals of empowering individuals to become agents of positive change in their communities.

As the deadline approaches, aspiring scholars are encouraged to seize this opportunity and embark on a journey of knowledge, growth and contribution to a more sustainable future.

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