On Sunday, a notice was issued by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in which they announced the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Program for Pakistani students. Another great effort made by HEC for students of Pakistan as after the pandemic, more and more students will not be able to pay their tuition fees for higher education.
The program is managed by HEC Pakistan in collaboration with the Tempus public foundation, Hungary.
4 Kinds of Fully-funded Scholarships are available under this program:
1 – Bachelor’s after 12 years of education
2 – One-Tier Master’s after 12 years of education
3 – Master’s after 16 years of education
4 – Ph.D. studies after 17/18 years of education
The education commission’s notice further said that the Hungarian government had extended the Stipendium scholarship program’s invitation to nationals of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan. The announcement states, “The program is managed by HEC Pakistan in collaboration with the Tempus Public Foundation, Hungary.”
For Bachelor's, Master's and PhD Studies
THE STIPENDIUM HUNGARICUM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME
For details, please visit https://t.co/Sir9IcHifR
Last date for online applications: January 15, 2021 pic.twitter.com/KkqpX4d98T
— HEC Pakistan (@hecpkofficial) November 22, 2020
Important Details to Remember If You are Considering to Apply:
1 – The deadline for the Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Program is 15th January 2021. Candidates must fulfill all formalities deemed necessary before the deadline.
2 – Candidates must apply to BOTH online applications: HEC and the Hungarian website individually.
Detailed instructions are available on the HEC webpage. Candidates are encouraged to apply only against particular degree programs and study fields/major subjects defined by HEC. For more information regarding study fields/major subjects, visit: https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/ARL
Applicants are encouraged to contact HEC if they have any queries related to the process, HEC application, or Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Program. The department can be contacted on the helpline numbers provided 051-111-119-432 and 0334-1119432.
Recently, UAE has also announced scholarships for Pakistani Students. Read the full story here:
Pakistani Students Will Receive Scholarships Worth One Million Dirhams as Announced by UAE
Reportedly, the Director Colleges Sargodha division Prof. Muhammad Ahmed Sial has recognized the HEC department’s efforts for introducing beneficial changes in the department of education in Punjab. Sial asked the heads of institutions to perform their professional duties diligently.
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