2023 FAO-Hungarian Government Scholarship for Developing Countries

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The FAO-Hungary scholarship programme is awarded to applicants from developing countries who are interested in pursuing a degree program in Hungary. This opportunity enables a select group of young professionals to undertake studies in English at one of Hungary’s agricultural universities.

Application Deadline: 28th February 2023

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, AlgeriaAngola, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, ChadEgyptEthiopiaGambia, Georgia, Ghana, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo1, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, North Macedonia, MadagascarMali, Myanmar, Republic of Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, NamibiaNigeria, North Korea, State of Palestine, the Philippines, Republic of Cabo Verde, Serbia, SomaliaSouth SudanSudan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen.

To be taken at (University): The following universities in Europe are participating:

  • Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Buda Campus, Budapest

Eligible Fields of Study: 

  • Master in Agricultural Water Management Engineering
  • Master in Biotechnology

Type: Masters

Value of Scholarship: The scholarship covers student costs only; family members are not supported within the frame of this programme.

The scholarship will cover:

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

Eligibility: Applicants will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Citizenship and residency of one of the eligible countries
  • Excellent school achievements
  • English language proficiency (for courses taught in English)
  • Motivation
  • Good health
  • Age (candidates under 30 are preferred)

How to Apply: Interested applicants should prepare a dossier to be sent by email (to [email protected]) 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 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 local police authority.

Source: https://www.fao.org

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