Scholarship

Scholarship

In every January, the Foundation issues a scholarship-program for those secondary school graduate students who are in need and are minorities and want to start their legal studies in September. The foundation concludes a study contract with successful applicants, in which it undertakes to pay the tuition fee for the student and to provide a scholarship corresponding to the current minimum wage for ten months. The Dr. Kahán Éva scholarships and tuition fees can be extended up to ten semesters.

Terms and conditions of applying

Graduating high school students of a disadvantaged background may apply for the Dr. Kahán Éva Fund. Students are expected to begin their studies from the September of the given year. Students who are currently studying law at a university who would not be able to continue their law studies due to financial challenges also may apply.

Applications must be submitted electronically by January 31, 2018 to the following e-mail address: scholarship@evakahanfoundation.com. During the evaluation process the representatives of the Dr. Kahán Éva Fund will contact the candidates and the referees. Every applicant shall be notified electronically. The Fund enters into a contract with the successful applicants.

High school students applying for the Dr. Kahán Éva Fund are required to:
  • Fill in the application form that is available on the website.
  • Write a max. 500 word essay as a CV that presents his/her studies, family background and living conditions.
  • Attach a max. 500 word essay in which he/she explains why he/she wants to study law and how he/she imagines his/her life in ten years.
  • Must demonstrate financial need of assistance: family income per capita cannot exceed the subsistence level.  
  • provide the name and contact information of a teacher who shall be contacted by the representative of Dr. Kahán Éva Fund during the evaluation.
Current law students applying for the Dr. Kahán Éva Fund are required to:
  • Fill in the application form that is available on the website.
  • Write a max. 500 word essay as a CV that presents his/her studies, family background and living conditions.
  • Attach a max. 500 word essay in which he/she explains why he/she is studying law and how he/she imagines his/her life in ten years.
  • If so, attach a copy of verification that he/she carried out scientific student or volunteer activities.
  • If the applicant has made a scientific work or study, attach the document electronically.
  • Explain why and how long he/she would need the scholarship and/or the support for academic fees from the Dr. Kahán Éva Fund.
  • Name a referee(s) who the Dr. Kahán Éva Fund may contact.

The fund requires students to be and stay committed both professionally and in their private lives to humanity, and have respect for minority and the right to liberty.