Scholarships and Grants

METU is committed to support talented students and make a path for future careers.

METU Study Grant

Students do not need to apply for the scholarship, it is automatically calculated by the University in every semester based on their corrected credit index and taken into consideration their weighted grade point.

The awarded students receive a personal message about the details.

Conditions:
1) The METU Study Grant can be awarded to those students who participate in a fee-paying, Bachelor’s or Master’s program and whose student status are not suspended (i.e. have active student status in the current semester).
2) Per semester and per class  
a)per the mode of study – Full time
b)per faculty: -HFTGK- including Commerce, Business and Tourism programs
                      -KMK: including Art and Social science programs
c) per language of training: English (including all students studying in the English language, also Hungarian students)

3) The amount of the METU Study Grant equals to the tuition fee in effect on the study program of the awarded student in the given semester.

4) In accordance with the division stated in point 2, the METU Study Grant is awarded to the student with the highest corrected credit index and whose weighted grade point average (GPA) is at least a 4.5.  In case of equality, the number of language certificates counts.
1 -1 student is eligible for the METU Study Grant, from each class of each faculty, altogether 6 students participating in an English language program.
Students, who have more semester than the recommended number of terms, cannot be eligible.

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Public Life Scholarship

Those students who are actively participating in the University’s public life, contributing and develop the METU’s community, can apply for the Public life Scholarship every semester.

Conditions of application:

• Active student status
• Participation in the full-time training program
• At least 2.5 weighted grade point average during the last active semester
• At least a 1500-character text document, which includes the activities and achievements carried out during the referenced period
•If the student indicates in the application an out of position activity, he/she needs to detail that activity in a 500 character long text

During the selection process, the student’s results/progress will be considered based on the last active semester.

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Scientific and Professional Scholarship

Scientific and professional scholarships may be granted to a student who has carried out activities beyond the curriculum requirements during the last term.

Appreciable results:

• Active participation in researching

• Publications

• TDK, OTDK, MDK, OMDK participation with results

• Professional, academic competitions with results

Conditions of application:

• Active student status

• Participation in a full-time training program

• At least 2.5 weighted grade point average during the last active semester

• Official confirmation of achieved results (Please attach documents next to the request)

• During the selection process, the student’s result will be considered based on the previous active semester

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Sport Scholarship

Sport scholarship may be granted for a student who besides her/his studies performs outstanding sports activities during the last six months of the active study period.

Appreciable result:

• Association membership- official stamped- and signed document

• National team- official stamped- and signed document

• Participation in the Olympic Games with results

• World Championship, attendance in World Competitions

• Participation in European Championship

• Participation in national competitions with results

• Territorial Championships participation

Conditions of application:

• Active student status

• Participation in a full-time training program

• At least 2.5 weighted grade point average during the last active semester

• Official confirmation of achieved results (Please attach documents next to the request)

• During the selection process, the student’s result will be considered based on the previous active semester

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MNB Scholarship of Excellence

In case the Central Bank of Hungary launch the scholarship at the given semester, students can apply.

In accordance with Clause a) of paragraph (3) of Article 170 of Act CXXXIX of 2013 on the Magyar Nemzeti Bank, MNB’s revenues from fines may be used for promoting and supporting the training of specialists in economics and finances.

The MNB Scholarship of Excellence may be granted to 20 students participating in bachelor programs and 1 student pursuing his/her studies at a master program.

Programs eligible for funding:

a) Bachelor programs: Business Administration and Management, International Business Economics, Finance and Accounting

b) Master program: Management and Leadership

Conditions of application:

To be considered as eligible the applicant

a) shall be a full-time student with an active student status pursuing his/her studies at any of the following state-funded or fee-paying programs of Budapest Metropolitan University: Business Administration and Management BA, International Business Economics BA, Finance and Accounting BA or Management and Leadership MA;

b) has registered for at least two semesters of any of the above bachelor or master programs and has earned a minimum of 54 credits within the last two active semesters;

c) has earned a minimum of 90% of the total number of credits specified in the recommended curriculum of the relevant program, calculated on a pro-rata basis; and

d) his/her credit-weighted grade point average gained during the previous two completed consecutive active terms is at least 4.00 and who have also performed scientific or other professional activities in the past two terms.

Evaluation criteria

When evaluating the applications, the committee appointed by the University considers the following activities of the applicants: academic performance accounting for 70%, scientific activities accounting for 20% (publications, papers submitted to the Conference of Students’ Research Societies, participation in international and national competitions, activities performed within colleges for advanced studies), public or community activities accounting for 10%.

In case students’ student status is terminated or suspended, the scholarship shall also be terminated.

Documents to be completed and attached to the application:

  • Application form
  • Documents certifying the student’s scientific activities (publications, papers submitted to the Conference of Students’ Research Societies, participation in international and national competitions, activities performed within colleges for advanced studies) and further documents and certificates that the applicant wishes to be considered in the evaluation procedure.
  • A statement by the student in which he/she expresses his/her consent to be bound by all the terms and conditions specified in the call for application, in particular, the provisions relating to the termination of the scholarship previously awarded.  
  • A statement by the student in which he/she authorizes the members of the evaluation committee, the representatives of MNB and the persons responsible for the administration of the application to process his/her personal details recorded in his/her application.
  • A statement by the student in which he/she approves of his/her personal details (in particular his/her name and program) to be used by the University and MNB in their communication in case the student is awarded the scholarship.
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National Higher Education Scholarship

In case the Rector of the University offer the scholarship at the given semester, students can apply.

The most important information about the application is the following:

  • A National Higher Education Scholarship is valid over a period of 10 months, i.e., an entire academic year.
  • Students taking part in a state-funded or fee-paying full-time undergraduate, Master’s or undivided training program who have been, or were during earlier studies, enrolled for at least two semesters and earned a minimum of 55 credits, may apply for a National Higher Education Scholarship.
  • In line with the provisions of the Act, undergraduate students who are enrolled in a Master’s program may also apply for a National Higher Education Scholarship, provided that they meet other conditions necessary for seeking a National Higher Education Scholarship.
  • The National Higher Education Scholarship is available on a continuous basis to all students who wish to carry on higher education studies as degree changing students in the semester following the application, i.e., the period of payment.   Pursuant to Section (2) of Article 59 of the ANHE and in line with Item d) of Section (1) of Article 59 of the ANHE, the student status of students participating in undergraduate programs shall not be terminated if they are admitted to a master’s program for the semester following the semester they completed their undergraduate studies.
  • The application must be submitted by the institution in compliance with the deadline set out in Section 24 (4) of the Government Decree. The Senate shall make a proposal to the minister responsible for education in granting of the scholarship according to the submitted, received and considered applications by the institution providing students - preferably the undergraduate and master students separated.
  • In the event of the termination or suspension of student status, as foreseen in Article 45 and Section (1) and (3-4) of Article 59 of the National Higher Education Scholarship, the student may not receive the National Higher Education Scholarship any longer.
  • A student who has received a National Higher Education Scholarship cannot be excluded from the scholarship grant.
  • The rules and conditions for the awarding of National Higher Education Scholarship applications are determined by the higher education institution's own rules, subject to the requirement of equal treatment. Within this framework, the institution is entitled to determine which activities, results establish the institutional ranking, and which criteria are taken into account with greater or lesser weight in the evaluation of the applications.
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If you are satisfied with METU, tell everybody about it!
In case a new international student enrolls and indicates that you were their source of information, you will be given a 10% discount off the next semester’s tuition fee per new student. If you would like to pick up any brochures or leaflets to spread the word and show them to your friends, visit our International Front Office during office hours.

*one student can only receive a maximum amount of 50% discount per semester and the discount is applicable for the next semester only.

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