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  • Outstanding Hungarians at Yale

    Outstanding Hungarians at Yale

    Bernát Török has been a visiting researcher at Yale Law School. He is a recipient of HIF’s Graduate Scholarship, which allowed him to extend his research period, deepen relationships with the American legal scholar community and expand areas of future cooperation between the Hungarian American legal expert community.  In addition …Read More »
  • Introducing 2017 Andrássy National Security Fellow Zoltán Turai

    Introducing 2017 Andrássy National Security Fellow Zoltán Turai

    Together with the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), HIF is proud to announce the official launch of the Andrássy National Security Fellowship in Washington, DC with the arrival of the first Hungarian research scholar in the program, Dr. Zoltán Turai from Budapest.  Dr. Turai was chosen from a highly competitive …Read More »
  • Brain Bar Budapest Brings the Best Minds to Hungary

    Brain Bar Budapest Brings the Best Minds to Hungary

    Nearly 100 speakers and performers and 7,000 attendees from over 30 countries met last week at Brain Bar Budapest, the Festival of the Future. HIF was a strategic partner of this unique initiative in the capital of Hungary. Lively, ambitious and unique, Brain Bar Budapest creates the stage for top trendsetters, …Read More »
  • 10th HATOG Brings Together Hungarian American Leaders in Washington

    10th HATOG Brings Together Hungarian American Leaders in Washington

    On May 19-21, 2017 over 60 representatives from 16 U.S. states attended the tenth Hungarian Americans Together (HATOG X) conference, organized by the American Hungarian Heritage House (AHHH) and the Hungarian American Coalition (Coalition), with the support of the Hungary Initiatives Foundation (HIF). With a real focus on attracting young up-and-coming …Read More »
  • HIF Renews Support for Quinnipiac’s Hungarian American Business Leaders Program

    HIF Renews Support for Quinnipiac’s Hungarian American Business Leaders Program

    On June 1, 2017 Quinnipiac University’s Central European Institute (CEI) hosted its Annual Executive Retreat and Alumni Gathering in Zebegény at the private home of Christian Sauska. This year, the event celebrated the Hungarian American Business Leaders program’s 10th anniversary and boasted an audience of 250 leaders from domestic and multinational companies, …Read More »
  • Hungarian American Coalition Honors HIF Chairman of the Board April Foley

    Hungarian American Coalition Honors HIF Chairman of the Board April Foley

    On May 18, 2017, the Hungarian American Coalition honored HIF Chairman of the Board Ambassador April H. Foley at its 13th annual Gala Dinner. Ambassador Foley received the award for her significant contributions to US – Hungary relations and to the Hungarian American community through her leadership of The Hungary Initiatives Foundation. At …Read More »
  • Ágnes Erőss Presents at Annual Meeting of American Association of Geographers on the Ukraine Crisis

    Ágnes Erőss Presents at Annual Meeting of American Association of Geographers on the Ukraine Crisis

    With HIF support, Ágnes Erőss, junior research fellow at the Geographical Institute Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences Hungarian Academy of Science presented at the Annual Meeting American Association of Geographers.  The Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers is the highlight of the year for a geographer: in 2017 …Read More »
  • Ferenc Gyuris Presents at the World’s Largest Meeting of Geographers in Boston

    Ferenc Gyuris Presents at the World’s Largest Meeting of Geographers in Boston

    Mr. Ferenc Gyuris, Assistant Professor at ELTE, Department of Regional Science highlighted the Hungarian perspective on post-transition and post-crisis shifts at the Annual Meeting of the American Assocation of Geographers (AAG)  in Boston, MA where leading geographers, GIS specialists, environmental scientists, and other leaders meet for the latest in research and applications in …Read More »
  • HIF Supports Four Outstanding Scholars at the 2017 American Hungarian Educators Conference

    HIF Supports Four Outstanding Scholars at the 2017 American Hungarian Educators Conference

    This year HIF supports the participation of four presenters from Hungary at the annual American Hungarian Educators Conference which this year focuses on “Sovereignty, Compromise, and the Making of Modern Hungary: 1867 and Beyond” held on May 27-29 in Toronto, Canada.  The American Hungarian Educators Association (AHEA) and the Hungarian Studies Association …Read More »
  • Introducing 2017 Coalition Internship Program Participant Luca Mórocz

    Introducing 2017 Coalition Internship Program Participant Luca Mórocz

    Luca Mórocz from Budapest, Hungary arrived to Washington this spring and will spend 4 months at the Global Entrepreneurship Network. With HIF’s support, the Hungarian American Coalition’s Internship Program will be hosting seven interns in 2017 to provide first-hand experience at various Washington-based institutions. Internship participants are also expected to complete a Coalition research project that enables …Read More »
  • 2017 Spring Art and Culture Small Grants Recipients

    2017 Spring Art and Culture Small Grants Recipients

    HIF invited interested organizations to apply for “Art and Culture Small Grants” for a maximum of $5,000. The grant was announced in December, 2016 with an application deadline of February 5, 2017.  The programs had to be aimed at introducing, popularizing and educating about Hungarian history, art and culture among …Read More »
  • 10th Hungarian Americans Together (HATOG) Scheduled in DC   May 19-21, 2017

    10th Hungarian Americans Together (HATOG) Scheduled in DC May 19-21, 2017

    HIF is pleased to support the 10th Hungarian Americans Together Conference to be held on May 19-21 in the Washington area organized by the Hungarian American Coalition and the American Hungarian Heritage House at Marymount University in the Washington DC area. Hungarian Americans Together (HATOG) is a series of conferences …Read More »
  • 2017 Spring Conference Support Scholarship Recipients

    2017 Spring Conference Support Scholarship Recipients

    The HIF Conference Support Scholarship serves to provide support for talented Hungarians and Americans to share their knowledge and gain new professional experiences by attending conferences, workshops and seminars in Hungary or the US. The grant was announced in December, 2016 with an application deadline of February 5, 2017. The …Read More »
  • Iconic Handbag Designer Judith Leiber’s Life and Craft Explored in New HIF-Supported Exhibition at MAD

    Iconic Handbag Designer Judith Leiber’s Life and Craft Explored in New HIF-Supported Exhibition at MAD

    From April 4 through August 6, 2017, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) presents Judith Leiber: Crafting a New York Story, an exhibition that focuses on the life and craft of America’s most enduring and iconic handbag designer, tracking her rise from pattern-maker and Holocaust survivor to venerated female …Read More »
  • HIF’s Inaugural Young Hungarian Leaders Program Concludes with High Hopes for the Future

    HIF’s Inaugural Young Hungarian Leaders Program Concludes with High Hopes for the Future

    On April 7, 2017, HIF’s new flagship initiative, the Young Hungarian Leaders Program (YHLP) co-organized with the Meridian International Center, a premier global leadership development organization concluded with 19 young participants bringing back a renewed energy and deeper understanding of America’s founding principles to their native Hungary. The Program offered young Hungarian leaders (graduate students and …Read More »
  • Introducing HIF Graduate Scholarship Recipient Márta Korom

    Introducing HIF Graduate Scholarship Recipient Márta Korom

    Márta Korom is currently studying at the Teachers College at Columbia University in New York. She is a recipient of HIF’s Graduate Scholarship, which alleviates her above-average tuition and living costs in New York City and helps her to grow into the socially conscious and impact-driven scientist she always wanted to …Read More »
  • Announcing the Spring 2017 HIF Graduate Scholarship Recipients

    Announcing the Spring 2017 HIF Graduate Scholarship Recipients

    In line with the Foundation’s mission of strengthening the exchange of knowledge and skills between the United States and Hungary, HIF is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Spring Graduate Scholarship. The Scholarship supports talented young Hungarians who pursue graduate studies in the United States in the Fall semester of …Read More »
  • HIF Scholarship Recipient Botond Feledy Participates at American Political Science Association’s Annual Conference

    HIF Scholarship Recipient Botond Feledy Participates at American Political Science Association’s Annual Conference

    The American Political Science Association’s 2017 Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC) focused on promoting greater understanding of how to create an engaging environment for all students in the classroom. This year, the main track themes address issues of civic engagement, core curriculum and general education, the inclusive classroom, innovative subfield …Read More »