The Higher Education Commission (HEC) invites applications from Pakistani nationals for the Stipendium Hungary Scholarship Programmed (2023-24). This program launched by the Hungarian Government for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD Study.
Stipendium Hungary scholarship program are available for Pakistani students fulfilling basic eligibility criteria in specified disciplines and other requirements of Hungarian universities under following programs:
Bachelor’s Degree (after HSSC)
Master’s Degree (after Graduation)
PhD Degree (after Master’s)
Applicant must be a citizen of Pakistan, but Pakistani having dual citizenship will not be eligible for it.
You can apply if you were enrolled in the past year of your current study program/degree and your result is pending.
The eligible candidates are those born before 01 September 2005
For Bachelor’s degree programs applicant must have completed HSSC/Intermediate or equivalent before August 01, 2023.
Master’s applicant must have completed 16 years education degree before August 01, 2023.
PhD Programs, applicant must have completed 17/18 years Master’s degree before August 01, 2023.
Transcript, Degrees and certificates to be attached must be attested by the attesting authorities such as IBCC and HEC.
All applicants must submit medical certificate of satisfactory health condition, the applicant does not have the following illnesses: AIDS, Hepatitis A, B, C or any other epidemic conditions.
In the case of the final selection, candidates will be required to provide a legal bond to HEC on legal paper stating that they will not change their discipline after the final award of the scholarship. Immediately after the completion of the degree, the candidate will return to Pakistan and serve the country in the capacity prescribed by the Higher Education Commission. In the event that the candidate fails to return to Pakistan, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) shall recover from the candidate or the guarantor of the candidate the penalty amount as determined by HEC.
Applicants must fulfill all other requirements set by host Hungarian university Public Foundation/Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
All applicants are required to provide USAT (Undergraduate) or HAT (Masters/M.Phil/PhD) test scores. Applicants must have passed the USAT/HAT test at least 50 out of 100. If you have taken USAT/HT test on or after 01, 2022, you can upload your test result on the HEC portal. If you do not provide minimum USAT/HT score (50 out 100), your application will not be accepted for further process.
Those interested applicants who are yet to take USAT or HAT test, may register here
Please note that it is solely the responsibility of the students(s) who are applying for any degree (medical, engineering, nursing, architecture, law, veterinary medicine etc.) to get their accreditation first from the relevant Councils such as PMC, PEC, PNC, PCATP, PBC, PVMC, etc.
Applicants are eligible to apply for scholarship types and specified study fields as defined by HEC and that are also determined in the educational cooperation programs in effect between Hungary and the sending partner i.e., HEC of Pakistan.
For more information about all degree programs and fields of study Click Here
How to Apply
Applicants are must require to submit online applications at the Hungarian website and HEC website.
At the initial stage, no hard copy of applications or other documents are required. However, you must keep a record of all submitted documents and print copies of both application forms. At a later stage, you will need to submit hard copy applications (including online applications submitted on HEC website and Hungarian website), attested photocopy of all original documents, original medical certificate, police clearance certificate, etc.
Step (1) Online Application (Hungarian side):
Applications shall be submitted their online application here
After registration, candidates can log in to the application page and upload the necessary documents. Please keep in mind that no application will be accepted if it is not submitted online and after the closing date. After submitting your application online, please receive its printed copy for your records.
Step (2) Online Application (HEC Side)
Update your HEC profile before applying. Please update your profile with the most recent email/cell number and updated information. Apply as soon as possible. The online application system is very busy in the last few days before the application deadline. Once you have successfully submitted your application at the HEC portal, keep a printed copy of the application form signed by you.
Click here for application.
Documents mentioned on website are mandatory and must be uploaded to the online application system of the Stipendium Hungaricum. All documents must be uploaded by all applicants to the Stipendium of Hungaricum on the Hungarian portal, with the exception of the Statement of Supervisor (if requested by the proposed doctoral school). All documents must be submitted to this system by the candidates on the 16th of January 2023 at 1600 hours. The Statement of Supervisor must only be submitted by candidates on the portal until 15th of March 2023. The medical certificate must be submitted only by the nominated candidates only until 15th of April 2023. Please note that files up to 4 MB can only be uploaded to the system.
Applicants who are already enrolled in their current study programs and pending result candidates may apply.