Washington, DC – The Hungarian American Coalition awarded scholarships of $750 each to four outstanding Hungarian students for the 1999-2000 academic year. The scholarship recipients are: Aniko Kukla, a graduate student at University of Akron, Ohio, College of Nursing; Andras Varadi, a sophomore at Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia; Eva Varga, a graduate student at Columbia University, New York, International Affairs Program at the School of International and Public Affairs; and Edit Velenyi, a graduate student at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC.
The Hungarian American Coalition established a Scholarship Fund in 1997 for the purpose of providing partial scholarships to enable up to 4 Hungarian students to study at U.S. colleges and universities.
Scholarship applicants must be citizens of Hungary, or members of an ethnic Hungarian community in Slovakia, Romania, Vojvodina, Serbia or Ukraine; they must have gained admission as full-time students to US colleges or universities; and they must have a record of outstanding academic achievement.
The average Coalition Scholarship grant is $1,000 per year.