National Higher Educational Scholarship 2021/22 Academic year

National Higher Educational Scholarship  2021/22 Academic year

The call of Application for National Higher Educational Scholarship has been announced for the 2021/2022 academic year. Applicants are required to submit the application through a Neptun request.
The request form in Neptun is available between 1 June 2021, 8:00 a.m. – 4 July 2021 4:00 p.m. under the request name: „National Higher Educational Scholarship – 2021/22”.

Requests are suggested to be submitted after the end of all exams of this semester, once all the obtained grades are registered in Neptun and the semester has already been closed. Please read carefully the instructions.


Applications for the National Higher Educational Scholarship may be submitted by students, who

  • are taking part in state-financed (partial) scholarship or self-financed full time Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes,
  • have registered for at least two semesters over the course of either their present or past studies
  • have already obtained at least 55 credits,
  • have obtained a min. academic grade average of 4,50 in both semesters (precondition of ELTE Faculty of Informatics),
  • have registered student status at ELTE in 2020/21 Spring semester,
  • have outstanding academic achievements,
  • have outstanding professional achievements.

The application call is also valid for those students, who are graduating from Bachelor course and applying for Master studies in the current academic year.
Disbursement of the scholarship does not stop in case of studies finished by graduation in January in case of further studies commence continually (Bachelor’s –> Master’s)
The National Higher Educational Scholarship is awarded by Minister of Education according to the proposal of the Faculty.

The National Higher Education Scholarship shall be awarded for a full academic year (10 months). Pursuant to paragraph (1) point c) of Article 114/D of Nftv., the scholarship’s monthly amount shall be HUF 40 000.
The National Higher Education Scholarship awarded for the 2021/2022 academic year shall only be disbursed in the 2021/2022 academic year; in case the student status is terminated or suspended, the student will not be eligible to receive scholarship disbursements.


  1. Please fill in the Faculty’s Questionnaire in Word format (NHES Questionaire),
  2. then copy-paste the relevant content into the Neptun request.
  3. Attachment of certificates are mandatory to be enclosed one-by-one, concerning each and every cases,
  4. Attachment of the opinion of the department/lecturer regarding the professional activities is also mandatory.
  5. It is important to upload at the end all attachments also in ONE file in pdf. format!

Attachments are required to be saved and submitted in ONE zip file.

     6. Please name the uploaded documents as follow:


    7. Please save the whole documentation (Questionnaire and the attachments) in a zip file as follow:

Please note, applications are evaluated by the Education Committee of the Faculty - based on only the contents of the questionnaires and the documents (all attachments) bound in the final zip file

Please pay attention to bind all certificates into the „Attachment” file in the sequence listed below.


Academic studies (I.)

Academic achivements - Academic average
 It is required to obtain a min. academic grade average of 4,50 in both semesters. In case all grades are registered in Neptun, but on the Request Form the average is missing, please ask your student coordinator to close your semester. In case there is no       averages on the submitted Request Form, it will be sent back for correction. In case a grade is not registered until the deadline, please notify Ms Mónika Szever via e-mail at

Data concerning language exam certificates
Only second intermediate B2, type C and advanced C1, type C language exam certificates, obtained in the application period can be taken into consideration. Please attach only those language exam certificates which are not registered in Neptun.

Professional activities (II.)
 Research activities (please leave it empty. At ELTE Faculty of Informatics, no scores are given for research activities)
 Participation, placement ranking in OTDK/TDK conferences
 Domestic / international publications, lectures
 Competition essays, papers
 Other outstanding professional achievements
 (please detail here the professional and academic competitions)
 Work experience as demonstrator, at university department

Activities related to public life, sports and other areas (III.)
 Student’s public life activities (AISEC, Student’s Union, organisation of events).
 Outstanding sporting activity, sporting achivements
 Other outstanding social, cultural activities


16 July 2021 and 31 August 2021 – depending on the closure of the semester –applicants are notified about the decision via e-mail
15 September 2021. (Wednesdy) 2.00 p.m.: deadline for submitting student’s remedies request electronically to the Student Appeals Board at

According to the practice of previous years, the list of the candidates approved by the Ministry of Edudation will be forwarded towards the University in November. The list of students, who gained the scholarship will be publisded by the Office of Educational Affairs afterwards.

Budapest, 01.06.2021.   

ELTE Faculty of Informatics
Secretariat of the Vice-dean for Education