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Scholarships and Exchange Programs

The Kellner Scholarship

The Kellner Foundation offers scholarships to the following universities:

The Kellner Foundation’s Scholarship Program is dedicated to supporting Hungarian university students who intend to play a leading role in the social, political, or economic development of Hungary. The Scholarship provides the opportunity for Hungarian students to engage in the challenging academic and extracurricular life of a top-ranking U.S. liberal arts college for one academic year. Successful candidates for the Kellner Scholarships are achievement-oriented, highly motivated individuals with an outstanding academic record. Applicants are expected to have a determination to actively contribute to a prosperous, tolerant and democratic Hungarian society by translating academic knowledge into action, and bringing positive change in such areas as education, law, business, public service, journalism, medicine, the humanities and the arts upon their return to Hungary.

George Kellner

Enikő Bollobás and George A. Kellner

The Kellner Scholarships are provided by the Kellner Foundation, a private American foundation established by the family of Mr. George A. Kellner, a Hungarian-American entrepreneur and a graduate of Trinity College. The Scholarships were created in 1991 to honor Mr. Paul J. Kellner, the father of Mr. George A. Kellner, a Hungarian-born businessman and a leading supporter of Hungary’s political, social, and economic development through education. Since 1991, the Kellner Foundation has enabled many Hungarian students from Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest (ELTE) to study in the United States for two semesters at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, or at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson in upper New York State. The Scholarship covers the full tuition and living expenses for the period and return airfare, and also includes a generous stipend. Since 2002, the Kellner Foundation has offered scholarships to seven students every year. Two scholarships are available for students of ELTE’s Department of American Studies and five scholarships are available for students from ELTE’s other humanities and social sciences departments.

For more information see the web page of the Kellner Scholarhip and the Kellner Scholars' blog.

Trinity College

Trinity College

Trinity College

Trinity College

Bard College

Bard College

Erasmus Exchange Program

For details about the Erasmus Program and the list of institutions that The School of English and American Studies has a running contract with for student exchange programs, see the links of the relevant SEAS and ELTE homepage:

Other grant application opportunities at ELTE BTK

For further grant application opportunities at the Faculty see relevant pages of the Faculty website:

Grant application opportunities and scholarships for PhD students: