Our beloved network is seeking to appoint mentors for the academic year of 2021/2022. If you are interested, please read the article carefully.
The Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship programme provides a chance for foreign students to pursue their education in Hungary. Mentors of the Stipendium Hungaricum Mentor Network complete tasks on peer assistance and on the integration of foreign students coming to Hungary with Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme.
If you are interested in becoming a mentor for the academic year of 2021 and 2022, read the invitation to tender and apply with a CV and a motivational letter online, by sending an e-mail to our central address: [Click to see email].
Students may apply for mentor positions until 31 May. The application period is followed by Skype interviews. Please note that such interviews are carried out by the given institutional leading mentor who is not obliged to interview all applicants: if some students’ CVs and motivational letters are not acceptable (because of poor English, for instance) the leading mentor has the right to turn down the application.
Before applying, it is strongly recommended to take note of the specifications: the network is looking for full-time students with competent – at least intermediate – knowledge of English. Compared to the previous years, the network had to change its operation due to the current pandemic situation. Please note that we are looking for committed, helpful and friendly students that are willing to participate in online trainings as well to make sure they will be key assistance point for the coming students. Applications from freshmen will be rejected.
Following the enrolment, mentors will be paired by their institutional leading mentors. These pairs are responsible for assisting 7-15 foreign mentees. Tasks of the Stipendium Hungaricum mentors include keeping in touch with their mentees, informing them about the current scholarships available in the higher educational institution they study in and assisting their integration to academic life throughout the year. From time to time mentors are asked to send reports to their institutional leading mentors about their work. Without sending such reports their allowances are not provided. Mentors are also ought to participate in community building activities organised for the members of the network and they are welcome to participate in cultural and touristic programmes as long as they help the guides.
If you meet the requirements, wish to help the integration of foreign students coming to Hungary and would like to get familiar with the many different cultures of the world please send your application in an e-mail to [Click to see email] before 31 May.