Hungarian American Coalition Announces Winners of Dr. Elemér and Éva Kiss Scholarship for 2021-2022 Academic Year

Washington, DC – Ten students were awarded the Dr. Elemér and Éva Kiss Scholarship Awards for the 2021-2022 academic year. The winners are:

Winners of the Dr. Elemér and Éva Kiss Scholarship Awards for the 2021-2022 academic year

Ábel Bagdy, enrolled at Columbia School of International and Public Affairs’ (New York, NY) Master of International Relations Program; Lea Bagi, an undergraduate student pursuing the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program at Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, GA); Dezső Farkas, an MBA student at Babson College (Wellesley, MA); Norbert Gogan, admitted to Washington State University (Pullmann, WA) studying Strategic Communication, Business, Psychology; Anna Kornis, admitted to Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA); Máté József Kószó, attending American University Kogod School of Business (Washington, DC); Viola Kovács, pursuing Graduate Performance at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee (Boston, MA); Csilla Moran, enrolled at the University of Illinois (Champaign, IL) pursuing Global Studies; Enikő Samu, admitted to the Advanced Performed Studies program at Bard College Conservatory of Music (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY); and Zsófia Tamás, an undergraduate student in Public Relations at Abilene Christian University (Abilene, TX).

The Dr. Elemér and Éva Kiss Scholarship Program was established as a special memorial scholarship by the family and friends of Dr. Elemér and Éva Kiss, of Chevy Chase, MD.  Dr. and Mrs. Kiss, members of the Coalition since its founding in 1991, left Hungary after the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, and settled with their family in Maryland. They demonstrated a life-long commitment to education both in Hungary and in the United States.

The Hungarian American Coalition first established the Scholarship Fund in 1997, in response to requests from a large number of Hungarian students who had gained acceptance to American colleges and universities, but needed additional financial assistance to complete their studies.  Since then, the Coalition has provided partial scholarships each year to outstanding Hungarian students who pursue full-time studies in the United States. The scholarship is given to those who have already won admission to a U.S. university.  For more information, visit our website here.

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