Tuition fees can be reduced by up to 60 percent with the help of a new scholarship

Thursday, 15 December, 2022

Tuition fees can be reduced by up to 60 percent with the help of a new scholarship program of the University of Pécs Faculty of Pharmacy, taking into account not only the academic average but also the academic progress, professional and scientific activities, as well as community and student welfare activities of the applicants. The Tuition Fee Reduction Scholarship is a unique opportunity compared to other Hungarian and European universities, it can be an effective support and motivational factor for students, with its help the cost of higher education can be significantly reduced.

The Tuition Fee Reduction Scholarship was established by a Dean’s Order in May 2022 to allow fee-paying students to apply for a tuition fee reduction based on student excellence. The scholarship is open to applicants starting in their third active semester, provided the mathematical average of the Corrected Credit Index (CCI) of their last two active semesters prior to applying for this scholarship is at least 2.0.

All fee-paying students are eligible for the scholarship, whether they are studying in Hungarian or English Program. A maximum of 25% of enrolled students are eligible for a reduction in tuition fees under the scholarship. The assessment is based on a complex points system. A maximum of 40 points is awarded for academic progress, 20 points for outstanding academic or professional activity, 20 points for community and student welfare activities, and a maximum of 20 points for academic average based on the Corrected Credit Index.

Successful applicants will receive a tuition fee reduction of 15, 30, 45 and 60 percent, depending on their score in the points system.

"This is an excellent and unique opportunity for the pharmacy students at the University of Pécs to reduce the cost of their studies," says Parsa Fahimdevin, an Iranian student of the UP Faculty of Pharmacy. He emphasized that he would apply for the scholarship and with its help, he would like to reduce his tuition fees by the maximum of 60 percent. Parsa Fahimdevin’s thoughts about the Tuition Fee Reduction Scholarship can be watched in English and in Farsi as well:

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