HEC Hungary Scholarship 2019 for Pakistani Students

HEC Hungary Scholarship 2019

HEC Hungary Scholarship 2019: Higher Education Commission(HEC) is offering scholarships to Pakistani students under the Stipendium Hungarian Scholarship Programme 2019-20. It is bilateral Higher Education and Scientific Exchange Programme between the Government of Hungary and HEC.

The programme is open for Pakistani Undergraduate, Masters and Ph.D. students.

Fields of Study

S.No. Degree Programme Major Disciplines identified in MOU and approved PC-1 Specific Disciplines  divided against  each degree programme
1 Undergraduate/Bachelors Studies (125 Scholarships) Agriculture Agri . Engineering
Agri. Business
Food Safety and Security
Technical & Engineering Technical Management
Industrial Products Design Engineering
Electrical/Electronics Engineering
Civil  Engineering
Bio Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Computer Science &Engineering
Physical/Sports Education & Training
Natural Sciences Bio Sciences
Nursing &Patient Care/ Pharmaceutical Sciences
Earth Sciences
Social Sciences Sociology
International Relations
Management Sciences Business Management
2 Graduate/Masters Studies Technology Bio Technology
(50 Scholarships) Food technology
Engineering Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering (Transport Engineering)
Environmental Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
Energy Engineering
Sports Engineering & Management
Economics Economics & Finance
Natural Sciences Earth Science (Hydro biology –Water Quality Management )
Environmental Sciences/Climate Change
Disaster Management
Food Safety and Security
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Public Health
Social Sciences Sociology
International Relations
Management Sciences Business Management
3 Doctoral / Ph.D. Studies Any field of Interest Artificial Intelligence
(25 Scholarships) (English language) Internet of Things
Power Energy
Food Safety & Security Sciences
Sports Engg./Biomechanics
Civil & Transportation Engineering
Environmental Sciences/Climate Change
Social Anthropology/Sociology
Law and Political Sciences
Rural Development
Public Administration
International Relations
Media Studies
Any other field (as per Stipendium Hungaricum website)


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Financial Coverage & Benefits

Tuition-free education: exemption from the payment of tuition fee

Monthly stipend: Bachelor and Masters Scholarships: monthly HUF 40,460/- (CCA EUR 130) contribution to the living expenses, for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies

Doctoral level: according to the current Hungarian legislation, monthly HUF 140,000/-(CCA EUR 450) at present – for 12 months a year, until the completion of studies.

Accommodation: Dormitory place or a contribution of HUF 40,000/- to accommodation costs for the whole duration of the scholarship period.

Medical insurance: Health care services according to the relevant Hungarian legislation (Act No. 80 of 1997, national health insurance card) and supplementary medical insurance.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be a citizen of Pakistan/AJ&K.
  • Must be between the age of 18-22 years for undergraduate programmes, for which they are applying for admission and the age limit should not exceed from 35 years for postgraduate Master’s (18 years) and Ph.D. programs on 31st December 2018. In the case of Ph.D. programs, for full-time employees of public sector Universities, Colleges and R&D organizations the maximum age must be 40 years on 31st December 2018.
  • The applicant must have completed HSSC/Intermediate or equivalent for application in 04 years Bachelor’s (Undergraduate Program).
  • The applicant must have completed 16 years Bachelors/or equivalent Degree for application in Master’s (Postgraduate Program).
  • The applicant must have completed 18 years Degree/or equivalent for application in the Ph.D. Program.
  • The applicant must fill all the fields of the Hungary Application Form and HEC application form and no column or field should be left unfilled.
  • Certificates/Transcript/Degrees to be attached must be attested by the attesting authorities such as IBCC and HEC. Equivalence of O & A level from IBCC is mandatory.
  • It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to make sure that all technical/engineering/professional programmes which they are applying, must be accredited by the respective Councils/Governing Bodies such as PEC, PMDC etc.
  • IELTS/TOEFL scores as required, where applicable.
  • All applicants must submit the medical certificate of satisfactory health condition (issued not earlier than 1 month, a written certificate from a physician to prove that the applicant does not have the following illnesses: AIDS, Hepatitis A, B, C or any other epidemic conditions)
  • In case of final selection, applicants will have to submit a bond on legal paper to HEC that he/she will not change discipline after final award of scholarship, and immediately after completion of his/her degree, he/she will return back to Pakistan to serve the country for a period as prescribed by the HEC. In case of failure to do so, HEC reserves the right to recover from the candidate or his/her guarantor, a penalty amount as prescribed/decided by the HEC.
  • Applicants must fulfill all other requirements set by host Hungarian university/Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.
  • In the case of final selection, a candidate has to submit a bond agreement.

Applications will not be considered in the following cases:    

  • Hungarian citizens (including those with dual citizenships)
  • Former Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship holders, who are re-applying for studies in the same cycle of education (e.g. bachelor, master, doctoral). Candidates nominated by HEC in 2016-17, 2017-18 & 2018-19 batches of Stipendium Hungaricum Programme are not eligible to apply.
  • Applications misrepresenting any information, even if the misrepresentation is pointed out after the scholarship is awarded.
  • Result awaiting candidates are not eligible to apply.

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How to Apply for HEC Hungary Scholarship 2019 

For the complete set of procedures, visit HEC’s website.


December 31, 2018.

Source: HEC

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