MATE International Scholarship Program (MISP)

MATE International Scholarship Program (MISP)

Last modified: 13. March 2024

We are pleased to announce that MATE International Scholarship Program (MISP) has been established by MATE - Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences (former Szent István University).

In order to assist our internationalisation activities in line with the governmental eastern and southern opening strategies, MATE has established MATE International Scholarship Program (MISP) in order to provide new prospects to a larger number of beneficiaries.

What is MATE International Scholarship Program (MISP)?

MISP is primarily aimed at newcomer candidates from the African, Asian and South American continent. It refers to programs at BSc and MSc level. The same list of study programs are offered as in Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Program. MATE International Scholarship Program is intended to those who are motivated to achieve better academic results and are ready to match their professional goals with MATE’s dedication to research and innovation.

Eligibility criteria:

  • complete Stipendium Hungaricum application submitted in DreamApply or
  • complete Scholarship for Christian Young People application submitted in
  • no previous enrolled student status at MATE.

MISP is to provide the last 90 credits (a little less than half the tuition fee) at BSc level and the last 60 credits (half the tuition fee) at MSc level free of charge for MISP holders. In order to have a smoother visa application process, MISP is designed to offer fee waiver at the second half of studies.

IMPORTANT: One-yearly tuition fee has to be paid before starting studies.

Tuition fees:

MISP students are eligible for renting dormitory rooms in Gyöngyös Campus (appr. 1 hour from Gödöllő and 1.5 hours from Budapest by train) for appr. 125USD per month.

Application and assessment process
Students can apply for the scholarship by filling in the application form at Applications previously submitted in DreamApply or SCYP surface will be promptly confirmed, formally checked and reviewed by the International Relations Centre, then forwarded to the institutions concerned. Unless otherwise instructed, your first and second chosen MATE programme will be considered in the same order.

The application process has two circles. Those who applied for SH or SCYP but have not been nominated will be contacted after the nomination process is over (1st circle), while those who applied and been nominated for SH or SCYP but have not been awarded will be contacted after the award process is over (2nd circle)

Deadline of application:
1) for those who applied for SH or SCYP but have not been nominated (1st circle): 5 April 2024
2) for those who applied and been nominated for SH or SCYP but have not been awarded (2nd circle): 1 June 2024

Decisions on admission are expected to be made until 25 June 2024.

Further costs to be considered

  • Estimated living and accommodation costs in Hungary
  • Monthly living costs (food and travel) account for approximately 300 USD.
  • Monthly accommodation costs can be covered from approximately 265 USD (only 125 USD in Gyöngyös Campus).
  • Health insurance: appr. 50 USD per year