Other Scholarships

BayWa r.e. Empowering Futures Scholarship *
In partnership with BayWa r.e. AG, a global renewable energy company based in Munich, CEU offers up to five (5) “BayWa r.e. Empowering Futures Scholarship” to students from Ukraine who are affected by the war and who aspire to work on a renewable energy future. Also open to students who are interested in sustainability.

Bhutan Heritage Scholarship
Funded by the Association for International Solidarity in Asia (ASIA) and CEU with the support of the Bhutan Nyo Foundation, this scholarship is awarded to an individual from Bhutan accepted to the MA program in Cultural Heritage Studies.

CEU-Erste Foundation Scholarship
Supporting study for students from vulnerable backgrounds in CEU's degree programs and preparatory programs.

Deborah Harding Scholarship *
Awarded to a Roma student to enroll in the School of Public Policy's one-year MA in Public Policy.

Dr. Elemer Hantos Scholarship
Awarded to students from Central Europe or Latin America studying in select programs who would otherwise not have the resources to study at CEU. Undergraduate and graduate students in select programs in Economics and Business, Network Science, Legal Studies, International Relations, Political Science, and Public Policy are eligible.

Future of Big Data Scholarship & Training Program * (Currently unavailable)
A scholarship and mentoring program for students pursuing the MSc in Business Analytics or the MSc in Finance, who are passionate about programming and data analysis (may be awarded as full or partial).

George Soros Leadership Fund Scholarship
Awarded to students from exceptional circumstances who embody open society ideals.

Gerd Bucerius History Scholarship
Awarded to students who wish to pursue a one-year or two-year master's degree at CEU's Department of History. All students applying for financial aid in the History MA program will be eligible for this scholarship. 

Hungarian Access Fund
Aims to enable outstanding Hungarian students with demonstrated financial hardship to study at CEU. Preference is given to students coming from rural areas of Hungary, and to students applying to the Master's degree program in Environmental Sciences & Policy.

Kaffeehaus Fellowships (Currently unavailable)
Dedicated to the great thinkers of Vienna's past and the reasoned and open interchange of ideas of the Kaffeehaus, this fellowship is awarded each year to outstanding students from Austria (and in exceptional cases India) with demonstrated financial need and excellent academic credentials. Preference is given to students accepted to the departments of Economics and Business, Environmental Sciences and Policy, Network and Data Science, and the undergraduate Quantitative Social Sciences (QSS) or Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) programs.

Peter Hangartner Fellowship
Annually awarded to an outstanding second-year student in the economics department who earns the highest GPA during their first year of studies. Meet this year's recipient.

Peter A. Nadosy Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to a Hungarian student entering a CEU MA program who demonstrates exceptional merit and financial need.

Postgraduate Opportunity Scholarship
Supporting master’s students from 30 eligible countries (primarily in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union), this endowed fund was established by anonymous donors, believing that education is key to democracy and should be accessible to any student with the ability and commitment, regardless of financial resources. 

Presidential Scholar Awards
Annually awarded to 
two incoming bachelor’s students as well as two master’s and two doctoral candidates. Established by Former CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff and his wife Zsuzsanna Zsohar, this program brings undergraduates and graduates together to foster community and support academic excellence.  

Women in Technology Scholarship (Currently unavailable)
BlackRock and CEU award scholarships to women who show passion for data analysis, programming and technology, and great potential or leadership in their professional and personal endeavors.

* See scholarship description for further information on eligibility and special application requirements. Scholarships not designated with an asterisk (*) are awarded by CEU's scholarship committee as part of the admissions and financial aid awarding process. Students will be informed of any scholarship awards prior to matriculation, generally as part of the acceptance offer. Please refer any questions to the Admissions or Financial Aid Office.