HEC Hungary Scholarship Program 2019/20 Apply Online for Scientific Exchange Program

HEC Hungary Scholarship Program 2019/20 Apply Online for Scientific Exchange Program check further latest advertisement requirements eligibility criteria application form submission procedure with final selection process.

HEC invites applications from Pakistani/AJ&K nationals for the Stipendium Hungarian Scholarship Programme 2019-20, under bilateral Higher Education and Scientific Exchange Programme between the Government of Hungary and Higher Education Commission (HEC), Government of Pakistan.

All awards will be made on the basis of the academic merit, quality of the research proposal, potential of the candidate, likely impact of the work on the development of Pakistan. The Programme is managed by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad and Tempus Public Foundation, Hungary.

  • Country: Hungary
  • Course Level: Bachelor Degree, Master Degree, Ph.D. Degree
  • Value: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: 31st December 2018


Stipendium Hungaricum scholarships are available for Pakistani students fulfilling basic eligibility criteria in specified disciplines and other requirements of Hungarian universities under following programs:

  1. Bachelor Degree (04 years degree programme after 12 years education)
  2. Master Degree (02 years degree programme after 16 years education)
  3. PhD Degree (03 years doctoral degree (PhD) after 18 years education)

HEC Hungary Scholarship Program 2019/20 Apply Online for Scientific Exchange Program

HEC Hungary Scholarship Program 2019/20 Apply Online for Scientific Exchange Program

Scope and Specific areas of study in Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral Degree Programm:

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
  • Anthropology
  • Psychology
  • International Relations
Management Sciences
  • Business Management
2. Graduate/Masters Studies

(50 Scholarships)

  • Bio Technology
  • Food technology
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering (Transport Engineering)
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Energy Engineering
  • Sports Engineering & Management



  • 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
  • Anthropology
  • Psychology
  • International Relations
  • Archeology
Management Sciences
  • Business Management
3. Doctoral /PhD Studies

(25 Scholarships)


Any field of Interest

(English language)

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • 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
  • Psychology
  • Rural Development
  • Public Administration
  • International Relations
  • Media Studies
  • Any other field (as per Stipendium Hungaricum website)

Note: Students applying for programmes in English language shall have an appropriate knowledge of English at a certain level that is defined by the host Hungarian Institution.

Only above specified disciplines, field of studies will be considered for award of scholarship. Furthermore, field of studies, Disciplines once selected by any candidate will not be changed before or after award of scholarship.

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.

Information About programs & Fields of Study

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.

Required Documents

Please Check at http://hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/ARL/Pages/Additional-Documents.aspx.

How to ApplyPlease Check the Detailed Information & procedure of applying at http://hec.gov.pk/english/scholarshipsgrants/ARL/Pages/How-to-Apply.aspx

Official HEC Advertisement


The last date to Apply for the HEC Hungarian Scholarship is 31st December 2018.

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