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Fully Funded Hungarian Government Scholarship 2019

Fully Funded Hungarian Government Scholarship 2019

Fully Funded
Country: Hungary
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Applications are open for the fully funded Hungarian Government Scholarship provided according to the Agreement between FAO and Hungary in 2007.  The following Master of Science degree courses are being offered in English for the 2019-20 Academic Year:

  • MSc in Plant Protection (University of Pannonia)
  • MSc in Rural Development and Agribusiness (Szent István University)
  • MSc in Agricultural Biotechnology (Szent István University)

MSc in Plant Protection
In English at the University of Pannonia, Georgikon Faculty, Keszthely, Hungary.
Course name: Master course on Plant protection.
Degree: Master in Plant Protection.

The aim of the programme is to train specialists in plant protection who are able to fulfill directional, managing, organizing, consulting, regulating and marketing tasks, based on their wide theoretical knowledge.

MSc in Rural Development and Agribusiness
In English, at the Szent István University, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Gödöllő, Hungary
Course name: Master in Rural Development and Agribusiness.
Degree: Master in Rural Development and Agribusiness.

Training – based on agricultural, economics, management and rural sociology studies – focuses primarily on the understanding of the current problems of sustainable development and rural regions, collaboration in the area of development, project formulation, as well as the management and monitoring of project implementation.

MSc in Agricultural Biotechnology
In English at the Szent István University, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Gödöllő, Hungar
Course name: Master in Agricultural Biotechnology.
Degree: Master in Agricultural Biotechnology.

The aim of the program is to train agricultural biotechnologists, who are competent in the field of biochemistry, microbiology, physiology, traditional and molecular genetics, transgenic breeding, reproduction biology and dissemination biology and familiar with the practical laboratory skills.

The following universities and faculties are participating:

  • University of Pannonia, Georgikon Faculty
  • Szent István University, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
  • Szent István University, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences


The scholarship will cover:

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


  • Candidates under 30 are preferred.
  • Citizenship and residency of one of the eligible countries.
  • Applicants who were not selected in previous years may re-apply to the 2019-2020 Programme.
  • Students holding a BSc/MSc or equivalent.
  • 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, Cambodia, Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo*, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, The former Yugoslav Republic of 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.


Interested applicants should prepare a dossier to be sent by e-mail consisting of:

  • Application form duly completed
  • A recent curriculum vitae
  • A copy of high school/college diploma and transcript/report of study or copy of the diploma attachment
  • A copy of the certificate of proficiency in English
  • Copies of relevant pages of passport showing expiration date and passport number
  • A letter of recommendation
  • Statement of motivation
  • Health Certificate issued by Medical Doctor
  • Certificate of Good Conduct issued by the local police authority.

All submitted documents must be in English. Documents submitted in any other language will not be accepted. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that documents are duly translated and certified by a competent office; and that each document is saved with a name that identifies what it is.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline28 February,2019
OrganizerFAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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