Migration to the United States has been happening since long back. People from any international region move to the USA for various reasons, and it may be for continued education or better career prospects. Similarly, individuals from Hungary have also taken place from 1870 onwards. Initially, single men migrated, and later their families moved in.
Considering the United States, there are various options for welcoming such people into the country. Not only are learning options, but also scholarship support too to aid students to come up. Those who are willing to move forward with higher education in the US are capable of this because of the financial aids obtained from vivid organizations and institutions.
1. AEF Scholarship
The Educational Fund by Ascend contributes an amount as a scholarship to students who are immigrants and children of immigrants. They should be from a New York City high school attending public or private colleges and universities, not considering their ethnicity, national origin, or status of immigration. The students have to be born outside with parents also from outside the United States but graduate as seniors from schools in the regions of New York City. The enrollment should be full-time to an accredited public or private college/university in the forthcoming academic year. The application needs to be completed along with an official high school transcript, SAT or ACT score report copy, letters of recommendation from two persons, and two essays. Above all, the students will be scrutinized for the exhibition of qualities like hard work, ingenuity, determination during times of hardships, academic achievement, leadership, and obligation to one’s community.
Provided by: Ascend educational fund
Amount: $2,500 to $20,000
Eligibility: high school graduate
Deadline: February 02, 2022
2. LCC Ukrainian Home Society Scholarship
The Ukrainian Home Society is providing various scholarships to students who are finding it difficult to continue their education. The students who are applying should be Ukrainian or Eastern European. Their academic background should be excellent, with a GPA maintained at 2.0. Prior to these, they should be enrolled in a program at Lansing Community College. The funding for the Foundation is from supporters who are contributors to businesses, non-profit bodies, and individuals. The aspirants with the highest level of alignment about their career and academic targets are given prime concern. The students have to be new or returning and residing in or out of the district and can be into a full-time or part-time course.
Provided by: Lansing Community College Foundation
Deadline: January 31, 2022
3. Oregon-Idaho Ethnic Minority Leadership Award
Through the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference, there are two scholarships available for a graduate or an undergraduate belonging to the ethnic minority category. They should be a member of an Oregon-Idaho Conference church and show considerable skills of leadership perspective. Their financial need is also taken into concern. The scholarship amount can be made use at any two- or four-year accredited institution of higher education.
Provided by: Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference Center
Deadline: March 24, 2022
4. The Outreach Lecturing Fund (OLF) Scholarship
The scholarship is rather a funding program for campuses to support Fulbright Visiting Scholars who are in the United States for interim communication schedule. The award enriches both the institution as well as the scholars via lectures which promotes academic disciplines and cultural understanding. They also help to construct rapport and joint ventures with institutions that are at present underrepresented within the Fulbright Program as a way to promote potential opportunities. It gives a golden chance to study, teach, or conduct research in each others’ countries and exchange ideas.
Provided by: Fulbright (The Outreach Lecturing Fund)
5. Hungarian Ancestry Scholarship
There are scholarships announced by the Wright State University for students who are of Hungarian descent. Students should be ready to be volunteers for the promotion of scholarships on campus and in the community. Along with the application, students have to submit a page or two essays about their academic and professional goals, proof of Hungarian ancestry, and a copy of the present academic record. They have to maintain a GPA of 3.0 for getting qualified for the scholarship.
Provided by: Wright State University
Deadline: October 7, 2022
6. Polatajko Family Scholarship for Students of Eastern European Descent
The Wright State University has announced the latest scholarship for students who have descended from Eastern Europe attending the University. The students need to prove their ancestry from the Eastern European place through a birth certificate, marriage license, or other pre-approved documentation and have a significant financial requirement. Their GPA should be maintained at 2.5, and they need to volunteer for scholarship promotion in the campus and community. The existing academic progress report also has to be attached along with the application. The student should prepare an essay on the academic and professional goals and the details of the need for financial assistance. The immigration story of the family also has to be briefed.
Provided by: Wright State University
Deadline: October 21, 2022
7. Széll Kálmán Public Policy Fellowship Summer 2022
The scholarship is named to honor Széll Kálmán, the past Hungarian prime minister, finance minister, and member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He had put up the governing philosophy and motto as “law, rights, and truth.” A full scholarship program is now open as Széll Kálmán Public Policy Fellowship for students from Hungary. They get a chance to take part in The Fund for American Studies summer programs in Washington DC. The summer program is for two months and includes placement of the internship in Washington DC, academic credit from George Mason University, and the residing place at the heart of DC on George Washington University’s campus. The program is also supplemented by guest lectures and briefings, which can contribute to professional development and networking. The amount will help cover the tuition fee as a whole and a stipend to live during the time of the program. Even the expenses of food and personal expenditures are considered. The students have to be young Hungarian citizens who are now enrolled at a Hungarian university or fresh graduates. This scholarship is for BA as well as MA stage students. The students from Hungary have to come prepared with extra reading in order to take part in additional discussions centering American government and the history of Hungarian-American relations. Once the program is completed successfully, the participants are made to coordinate with a mentor in Hungary to facilitate and channel their future specialized pursuits.
Provided by: Hungary Initiatives Foundation
Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate
Deadline: The program will run June 4 – July 29, 2022
8. The Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarship
Dr. Bela and April Bognár established the scholarship fund under the name of Hungarian Scholarship Fund (HSF). The Hungarian American Coalition has become the administrator of the Fund as an element of the Coalition’s broad training and educational assortment. The Coalition has taken over all the administrative duties for this program, which includes fundraising, recipient choice, and assessment. The Bognárs’ family name has been given with their agreement, as The Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarship Fund. The Hungarian university students who are qualified to get assistance financially and study in Hungary, Romania, Ukraine, Slovakia, Serbia, and the United States are considered. An amount is provided for the awardees to cover the expenses of tuition and other additional expenses with relation to academics. A letter confirming the information about the circumstances of the family and the declaration for the need for financial help has to be attached with the application. The form available in the website link needs to be filled up, which includes the necessary expenditures to cover tuition, travel, books, and housing. The applicant should be actively participating in Hungarian community service, cultural, religious, and civic or sports-related activities. A teacher and a religious or community leader should provide recommendation letters. The student should also be in good academic standing in high school and college. Various other proceedings have to be fulfilled by the awardees which are briefed in the link.
Provided by: The Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarship Fund
Deadline: July 1, 2022
9. First-Year Student Academic Scholarships
Quinnipiac University is providing financial help to students and is made effective through the admissions office based on the academic achievements of the students on an overall basis. The amount is renewable every year if the student is enrolled as a full-time student for an undergraduate course. The winners generally come under the cream portion of the class in high school with an SAT score of 1100 or ACT of 22 or more. Incoming students are generally considered for the scholarship.
Provided by: Quinnipiac University
Eligibility: incoming freshmen
10. György Ránki Scholarship
The György Ránki Scholarship supports undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of Central Eurasian Studies in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies. Preference will be given to students in Hungarian Studies within the Department. The scholarship may be renewed provided that the recipients remain in good standing within the school as determined by the Scholarship Committee of the School.
Provided by: Hamilton Lugar School of Global And International Studies
Amount: $4,500 per year
Deadline: yet to be decided
11. Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Tunisia UGRAD)
The scholarship program set up by the Department of State’s Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program aims at lending out a hand to outstanding students from underrepresented sectors and parts of Tunisia for an academic year of non-degree undergraduate study in the United States at accredited four-year institutions. The program helps to get a deeper understanding of the American culture and acquiring of innovative globally-applicable skills and proficiency to aid in contributing to the monetary growth and advancement of Tunisia. The applicants have to be a citizen, national, or permanent resident with a valid passport from Tunisia and be presently residing in the same country. They should be presently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing during the time of application at a registered academic institution in Tunisia and be able to obtain and keep a J-1 visa. He/she has to commit to returning to his own country after completing the course. They should also be adept in written and spoken English and at least 18 years of age by the time the program starts.
Provided by: US Department of State
Deadline: yet to be decided