Applications are invited for Hungarian Academy of Sciences Scholarships in Hungary. Applications are open for international students to pursue postdoctoral programme  for the 2018-19 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline :  28 February 2018
Study in : Hungary
Providers : Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Course Level : Postdoctoral
Field of Study : All Subjects

Benefits of  Hungarian Academy of Sciences Scholarships:

  • Supported postdoctoral researchers will be provided a monthly gross salary of HUF 600,000 for a period of 36 months from 1stof September 2018 upon a contract of employment with the host research institution, or MTA Office for Research Groups Attached to Universities and Other Institutions.

Eligibility for Hungarian Academy of Sciences Scholarships:

Eligible Countries: The call is open for both Hungarian citizens and citizens of other countries.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Researchers can perform their research during the funding period from 1st September 2018 to 31st August 2021 at host institutions. MTA Supported Research Groups and Lendület “Momentum” Groups cannot be host institutions.

The call is open to both Hungarian citizens and citizens of other countries. Researchers submitting the application shall meet the following requirements:
— Aged under 40 as of 1st September 2018 (born after 31st August 1978);
— Experience in conducting research to be proved by publication list, citations, grants etc.;
— Holds PhD or DLA degree obtained from acknowledged foreign or domestic university.
Applicants at the time of the application must have the doctoral certificate or the official certificate to verify the possession of a doctoral degree.
— Under the provisions of the legislation, the starting date of the first postdoctoral employment must fall within 5 years of obtaining one’s doctoral degree. Basic rules of the postdoctoral employment are included in Government Decree 156/1997. (IX. 19.). Applicants in case of former postdoctoral employment must provide evidence of this fact by submitting the application.

Researchers raising small children shall be granted an age limit extension of 2 years per child, maximum of 4 years, as an extension to the standard age limit or as an extension to the starting date of the first postdoctoral employment where prior to the submission of the application the researcher has received childcare benefit based on the Act LXXXIV of 1998 on Family Support or has received pecuniary health insurance benefits for childcare purposes pursuant to the Act LXXXIII of 1997 on the Benefits of Compulsory Health Insurance. Applicants must provide evidence of their eligibility for the age limit extension in the documentation of their application.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

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