A variety of scholarships is available to help students of Hungarian origin pursue college degrees at American institutions. The primary source of the financial assistance is organizations aiming to further the development of Hungarian society and strengthen ties between Hungary and the United States.
Dr. Elemer and Eva Kiss Scholarship Fund
The Hungarian American Coalition provides financial assistance to Hungarian students through the Dr. Elemer and Eva Kiss Scholarship Fund. These scholarships typically provide $1,000. To be eligible for these scholarships, a student must be Hungarian and must have already gained admission at a college or university in the United States. The scholarships may be renewable, but past winners will not be given priority over new applicants. Interested students should visit the Hungarian American Coalition for more information.
Dr. Elemér and Éva Kiss Scholarship Fund
Hungarian American Coalition
1120 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 280
Washington, DC 20036
HAESF Graduate Scholarship
The Hungarian American Enterprise Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to Hungarian graduate students through its Graduate Scholarship Program. These scholarships support Hungarian students for up to three years of study at an American institution. HAESF scholarships provide up to $25,000 worth of support per year. They are intended to support students as they work toward terminal degrees leading to careers. They also provide up to one year of support for postgraduate studies that lead to certification rather than a degree. To be eligible, a student must have an undergraduate degree from a Hungarian institution and must have been accepted at an American college or university. The deadline for application is April 15. Interested students should visit the HAESF website for more information.
CIEE EXCHANGES, INC.
(HAESF Ösztöndíj Alap)
Andrássy út 61., I/5.
Budapest 1062 Hungary
Telephone: (36-1) 413-0018
Fax: (36-1) 413-0019
HMAA Fellowship Program
The Hungarian Medical Association of America provides financial assistance to Hungarian medical students through the HMAA Fellowship Program. This program gives physicians in Hungary the opportunity to further their education and research at medical centers in the United States. This program helps to pay for travel to and from the United States, as well as for living expenses. Prospective applicants should visit the HMAA website or contact Dr. Laszlo L. Mechtler for more information.
Laszlo L. Mechtler, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology at SUNY Buffalo
Head of Neuro-Oncology Roswell Park Cancer Institute
4785 Spaulding Drive
Clarence, NY 14031
Telephone: (716) 759-4278
Fax: (716) 881-0009