The Butler Scholarship is a new scholarship program funded by the Gilbert & Ildiko Butler Family Foundation for Hungarian students pursuing an MA in Cultural Heritage Studies, who are committed to using their degrees to make a lasting impact as leaders in Hungary through cultural heritage management and policy. Preference will be given to students with an interest in archaeological preservation and environmental conservation.
Applications are now accepted for the September 2017 intake of the MA in Cultural Heritage Studies.
To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must:
• Hold Hungarian citizenship.
• Hold an undergraduate BA degree in any field of the humanities, in management studies, architecture, natural or cultural heritage related subjects.
• Submit Proof of English proficiency; Letters of recommendation; Curriculum vitae; Project proposal: a 1500-word project proposal (with an additional brief bibliography); and Language Skills Form (see also: Application Checklist).
Beyond the formal criteria, the applicant will also be considered based on personal experience and qualities that may be relevant to the scholarship’s criteria, including: a demonstrated interest in archaeological preservation and/or environmental conservation; a demonstrated interest in benefiting Hungary through the degree (working at a Hungarian institution, teaching, etc.); projects completed or in process; in-depth knowledge of cultural heritage traditions and issues of Hungary or the Central and Eastern European region.