Hungarian American Coalition Announces Recipients of Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarships for 2022-2023

Washington, DC – Nine students have been awarded Bognár Family Hungarian Scholarships (BFHSF) for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Photos of students supported by the BFHSF in the 2022-2023 academic year

One scholarship recipient is enrolled in the following Hungarian university: Bernadett Birta, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest.

Five scholarship recipients are studying at colleges in the Subcarpathian region of Ukraine: Norbert Bence, Ingrid Lőrinc and Viktor Makusin, National University of Uzhhorod (Ungvár); Erik Maruszics and Krisztián Váradi, Ferenc Rákóczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education, Berehove (Beregszász).

Finally, three scholarships were awarded to Hungarian students admitted to universities in the Transylvania region of Romania: Laura Béres, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca (Kolozsvár); Zsuzsanna Bajnoczki and Henrietta Kajtár, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Târgu Mureș (Marosvásárhely).

The Hungarian Scholarship Fund (HSF) was established in 1999 by the late Dr. Béla and late 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 271 Hungarian students in the US and the Carpathian Basin raised from members of the Hungarian American community; churches; organizations; the Sunshine Lady Foundation (SLF); 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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