The Scholarship for Christian Young People is a scholarship programme founded by the Government of Hungary in the spirit of its solidarity policy towards persecuted Christian minorities.

The core mission of the Scholarship Programme is to provide opportunities to pursue higher education studies in Hungarian host institutions for Christian youth living in crisis regions of the world who are exposed to religious persecution, threats or restrictions on the exercise of free religion in their home country, in order to contribute to the social appreciation of professionals returning to their home countries.

The Programme is managed by the State Secretariat for the Aid of Persecuted Christians and for the Hungary Helps Program and is implemented by Hungary Helps Agency Private Limited Liability Company.


What does the scholarship cover?

  • Tuition-free education
  • Monthly living allowance
  • Free accomodation at the student hostel or accommodation support
  • Reimbursement of travel costs up till max. 200.000 HUF / year
  • Medical insurance
  • The visa administration and the extension of the residence permit is free of charge for scholarship holders.


Regarding the next application for the Scholarship for Young Christian People and more details of the programme you can check the websites: and


Main SCYP coordinator at UOD:

Ms. Evelin Szloboda

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