Type of grant

Scholarships for studies and/or research.


Doctorate or post-doctorate.

Sectors and field of study

All fields of study.


Programme description

The Hungarian Eötvös State Scholarship is a scholarship that promotes and supports the work of the most talented young professionals, researchers and artists in Hungarian scientific, economic and cultural life. It enables the further training of young professionals, their participation in research and artistic projects. The scholarship can only be used for research places and creative workshops abroad.


The duration of the scholarship is 3 to 6 months. If justified, the grant may be renewed for further periods on the basis of a new work plan. The period may be divided into several instalments during the same academic year, for professional reasons, or in special cases justified by the work plan.

Financial terms

The scholarship provides financial support for the fellow's subsistence, accommodation and material costs for the work abroad, as well as one-off return travel costs in the form of flat-rate travel expenses.

Grant funded by

Tempus Public Foundation - Hungary.

Eligibility criteria

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All Hungarian citizens under 40 years of age (in the case of a candidate with children, the age limit may be increased on request), with a Master's degree (or equivalent) from a higher education institution, with a doctorate (or DLA), publications or other work and achievements - which prove the candidate's talent and expertise.

Two categories :

  1. post-doctoral category (for young researchers or artists holding a PhD/DLA degree who have already obtained a PhD at the time of departure) ;
  2. a pre-doctoral category, for doctoral students working on their thesis and participating in university training.

Level of study required

For candidates holding a PhD (or in doctoral training) or a Master's degree

Application process

How to apply

The detailed procedure can be found on https://tka.hu/palyazatok/3014/palyazati-dokumentumok&usg=ALkJrhh5AFfQygRqjPSssNgPl7xgK9eykw


March 31, 2021.  Trips can be planned from September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022.

Selection Process

The applications submitted will be evaluated by the staff of the Tempus Public Foundation and decisions will be made in April-May 2021.