Hungarian American Coalition Announces Recipients of Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarships for 2019-2020

Washington, DC – Thirty-three students have been awarded Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Two scholarship recipients are enrolled in the following Hungarian universities: Bernadett Birta, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest and Edit Dukai, University of Pécs.

One scholarship recipient is studying at a college in the Subcarpathian region of Ukraine: Norbert Bence, National University of Uzhhorod (Ungvár).

Twenty-eight scholarships were awarded to Hungarian students admitted to universities in the Transylvania region of Romania: Brigitta Béni, Irma Tímea Császár, Kinga Jánó, Eszter Boróka Kiss  and Norbert László, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca (Kolozsvár); András Szabolcs Barabási, Andrea Izsák, Edina Kolozsi, Szidónia Kolozsi, Tünde Mária Laczkó, Roland Nagy and Sándor Tar, Sapientia – Hungarian University of Transylvania, Târgu Mureș (Marosvásárhely); Dóra Sarolta Bálint, Andrea Csíky, Ágota Fazakas, Mildred Beatrix Izsák, Tünde Jánó, Emese Csenge Kiss, Tamás Komsa, Noémi Szilvia Miklós, László Szabó and Sára Szikszai, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Târgu Mureș (Marosvásárhely); Béla Olasz, Alba Iulia Roman Catholic Theological College and Seminary, Alba Iulia (Gyulafehérvár); Csilla Márton, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu (Nagyszeben); Zsombor Attila Fazakas and Norbert Székely, Transilvania University of Brașov (Brassó); Levente Nagy, Technical University of Cluj Napoca (Kolozsvár); and Janka Simon, Gheorghe Dima Music Academy (Kolozsvár).

Finally, Mária Palkovics, who is a student at the University of Novi Sad (Novi Sad, Serbia) and Tímea Palkovics, who studies at the Medical College of Applied Sciences in Zemun (Zimony), in the Vojvodina region of Serbia, weres also awarded scholarships. 


Recipients of Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarships for 2019-2020

The Hungarian Scholarship Fund (HSF) was established in 1999 by Dr. Béla and April Bognár to help outstanding Hungarian students finish their educations in their own countries or in the United States, and to remain or return to their home countries to provide leadership in their communities. Since its inception, the scholarship fund has awarded more than $700,000 to 255 Hungarian students in the US and the Carpathian Basin raised from members of the Hungarian American community; churches; organizations; the Sunshine Lady Foundation (SLF), directed by Mrs. Doris Buffett; and recently, by the Ambassadors of the Future.

Scholarship recipients must have an excellent academic record, outstanding recommendations from teachers, mentors, clergy or community leaders, and proven financial need.

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