The purpose of the OLEA Mentorprogram is to help talented Hungarian students in need with financial and material support, and with personal mentoring. The selected students are supervised by mentors, and helped with professional and personal guidance during the supported period.

Call for application for the 2019/2020 academic year

The OLEA charity startup is delighted to announce a scholarship program for the academic year starting from September 1, 2019.

The purpose of the scholarship is to help talented Hungarian students in need with financial and material support, and with personal mentoring.

The subject of the support provided by OLEA depends on the case. It includes, but is not limited to:

  • permanent housing or travel subsidies
  • providing tools necessary for the studies (e.g. computer, instrument, etc.)
  • covering participation fees for study trips
  • covering the costs of participating in professional events

The selected students are supervised by mentors, and helped with professional and personal guidance during the supported period. Our mentors are recognised and noble professionals of Hungarian origin, working in the field of technical and medical sciences, art, politics and economics.

For more details, please see the Hungarian version of this page.

 

Scholars in the 2018/2019 academic year

Bence Csordás
Bence Csordás
Bence graduated from the Nyíregyházi Kölcsey Ferenc Academic Grammar School, and in the 2018-19 academic year he started his studies in the Teacher Education Programme (English Language and Culture; Hungarian Studies) of the Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary. During his volunteer work at the Zoo Nyíregyháza he had already shown his ability to work with children. He likes to explain and teach others new things, so he chose the teacher’s career. Bence holds a B2 and C1 language certificate in English, and a B2 certificate in German language. He loves literature, he reads and writes a lot in his spare time, he is frequent visitor of literary evenings. Bence receives 35,000 HUF monthly support from the mentorprogram, his mentor is Mr. András Király.


ifj. Giricz László
László Giricz Jr.
László graduated from the Csongrádi Batsányi János Academic Grammar School, and in the 2018-19 academic year he started his master degree programme in architecture on the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary. His favorite subject is mathematics, he had been preparing for the architect career since his 8th grade. László holds a B2 language certificate in English. He has been doing sports since childhood, in recent years he does road cycling on professional level. In addition to the sport, he regularly participated in the organization of youth camps and volunteered to the work of the Hungarian Red Cross. László receives 35,000 HUF monthly support from the mentorprogram, his mentor is Mr. dr. Zsolt László (https://www.laslowdesign.com).

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Who is supporting the program?
    The OLEA charity startup, from the donations of natural and legal persons, received for this purpose.
  • Do mentors receive financial compensation?
    No, our mentors are helping without any compensation.