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Scholarships offered to strengthen ties with diaspora Hungarians in southern hemisphere

The Prime Minister's Office department for Hungarian communities abroad is offering scholarships to strengthen ties with diaspora Hungarians in the southern hemisphere, the office said on Tuesday.

The scholarships offered under the arrangements of the Sandor Korosi Csoma scheme launched this year are offered to Hungarians aged above 18, without a criminal record, with at least secondary school education and fluent English language skills, the statement said. Conversational knowledge in the language of the destination country is also desirable, it added.

The destination countries are Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, and the planned timeframe is between February 15 and November 15, 2024, the office said.

The four areas covered by the programme include scouting activities, preserving traditions, teaching and education, and community, sport, media and cultural activities.

Applications by individuals and the receiving organisations can be submitted at until December 13, 2023.

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