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  • Introducing HIF Graduate Scholar Boglárka Bozsogi

    Introducing HIF Graduate Scholar Boglárka Bozsogi

    Boglárka Bozsogi is pursuing a Masters of Science from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Boglárka has received an HIF scholarship to assist her in completing the program. Boglárka graduated from Corvinus University Budapest in 2016, where she studied International Relations. She mainly focused on international politics and …Read More »
  • Introducing HIF Graduate Scholar Noémi Veronika Szakonyi

    Introducing HIF Graduate Scholar Noémi Veronika Szakonyi

    Noémi Veronika Szakonyi is pursuing a Masters of Fine Arts degree in filmmaking at New York University Tisch School of the Arts. She has received an HIF scholarship to assist her in completing the program. Noémi is a freelance film director and producer, who graduated in 2011 from the Beijing Film …Read More »
  • Announcing the 2018 Spring HIF Graduate Scholarship Recipients

    Announcing the 2018 Spring HIF Graduate Scholarship Recipients

    We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Spring HIF Graduate Scholarship. The Scholarship supports talented young Hungarians who pursue graduate studies in the United States in the Spring semester of 2018. This fall, 5 young scholars were chosen from a very competitive pool for the scholarship which averaged a …Read More »
  • Introducing HIF Post-Graduate Scholar Mátyás Mervay

    Introducing HIF Post-Graduate Scholar Mátyás Mervay

    Mátyás Mervay is pursuing a Ph.D in History from New York University. Mátyás has received an HIF scholarship to assist him in completing this program. Mátyás Mervay is an international scholar. Growing up in Hungary, he started his collegiate career earning a Bachelor’s degree in History at the Eötvös Lóránd …Read More »
  • Hungarian American Coalition Internship Program 2017 Highlights

    Hungarian American Coalition Internship Program 2017 Highlights

    The Hungarian American Coalition‘s internship program sponsored seven Hungarian university students’ internships this past year. The Coalition Internship Program (CIP) allows young Hungarians to get acquainted with the workings of U.S. government and civil society, to motivate them for public service in their respective places of origin as well as to …Read More »
  • Meet Grace Goulding, Our Spring Intern

    Meet Grace Goulding, Our Spring Intern

    Every semester, HIF offers the opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to intern with the foundation gaining substantive work experience while enjoying the bustling life of the US Capitol. This spring HIF is hosting Grace Goulding of American University. Grace Goulding is currently a third-year Undergraduate student at American University …Read More »
  • Ti Ti Tábor Finds Success in Week-Long Hungarian Immersion Camp

    Ti Ti Tábor Finds Success in Week-Long Hungarian Immersion Camp

    This past year, Ti Ti Tábor Hungarian Folk Camp was recipient of an Art and Cultural grant from the Hungary Initiatives Foundation. The project for 2017 titled Community Connections involved reaching out to arts organizations that could benefit from and appreciate what Ti Ti Tábor Hungarian Folk Camp has to …Read More »
  • Hungarian Association in Cleveland Hosts Literary and Artistic Experience

    Hungarian Association in Cleveland Hosts Literary and Artistic Experience

    Last November, the Hungarian Association in Cleveland, OH offered a rich cultural music experience, allowing families to reconnect with their Hungarian roots. This “Literary and Music” evening was just one event of an entire weekend of the 57th Hungarian Congress organized by Hungarian Association. The whole weekend program involved lectures, films, games, …Read More »
  • A West Coast Tribute to the Life and Music of Zoltán Kodály

    A West Coast Tribute to the Life and Music of Zoltán Kodály

    Commemorating the 50th year anniversary of the passing of great Hungarian composer Zoltán Kodály, HIF supported the United Magyar House by funding concerts in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego this past December. The project aimed to educate the Hungarian-American communities across the West Coast about the life and …Read More »
  • Péter Gerendás Inspires Audiences with a Fusion of Music and Culture

    Péter Gerendás Inspires Audiences with a Fusion of Music and Culture

    Hungarian communities across North America hosted renowned musician Péter Gerendás in a multi-city concert tour focused on Hungarian language and culture. With performances taking place across the US and Canada, thousands of Hungarian-Americans had the chance to appreciate the unique musical skills, humorous style, and powerful stage presence of Péter …Read More »
  • Kaláka Ensemble Brings Janos Arany’s Poetry to Life Across the East Coast

    Kaláka Ensemble Brings Janos Arany’s Poetry to Life Across the East Coast

    Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Hungarian Poet János Arany,  2017 was declared János Arany Memorial Year by the Hungarian National Assembly.  In honor of the Hungarian “Shakespeare of Ballads,” HIF supported Hungarian-American communities in New Jersey, New York and Massachusetts that hosted award-winning Hungarian folk ensemble, Kaláka, …Read More »
  • Social Science Conference Offers Perfect Venue for PhD Candidate to Present Her Legal Reasoning Research

    Social Science Conference Offers Perfect Venue for PhD Candidate to Present Her Legal Reasoning Research

    Ms. Kata Grünczeisz received a Conference Support Scholarship from HIF in helping her present her field research at the 19th International Conference on Law and Social Sciences at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. “I’m really grateful for HIF’s support. I truly gained a lot from the conference, both …Read More »
  • HIF Board Members Join Hungarian American Coalition for 26th Annual Mikulas Dinner

    HIF Board Members Join Hungarian American Coalition for 26th Annual Mikulas Dinner

    HIF Chairman of the Board April Foley, HIF Board Members Edith Lauer and Kurt Volker, and HIF Executive Director Anna Smith Lacey joined members of the Hungarian American Coalition at the Annual Mikulás Dinner to celebrate the Hungarian American community’s accomplishments this year.  On December 1, 2017 over 100 members and …Read More »
  • Andrássy Fellow Zoltán Turai Presents at Hungarian Congress in Cleveland

    Andrássy Fellow Zoltán Turai Presents at Hungarian Congress in Cleveland

    HIF`s Andrássy National Security Fellow Zoltán Turai was the keynote speaker of the Hungarian Association’s 57th Congress in Cleveland  on November 25, 2017.  The Hungarian Congress, organized by the Hungarian Association in Cleveland provides a forum for the discussion of issues impacting Hungarian Americans and offers educational, literary, scientific, artistic …Read More »
  • University of Debrecen Senior Lecturer at Drug Discovery World Congress in Boston

    University of Debrecen Senior Lecturer at Drug Discovery World Congress in Boston

    Dr. Éva Leiter received a HIF Conference Support Scholarship to attend and present at the Drug Discovery and Therapy World Congress held in Boston, Massachusetts this past summer. The Drug Discovery and Therapy World Congress brings together some of the best and brightest Pharmaceutical Scientists, Doctors, and CEOs in the …Read More »
  • Hungarian American Business Leaders Program at Quinnipiac Welcomes Newest Hungarian Scholar

    Hungarian American Business Leaders Program at Quinnipiac Welcomes Newest Hungarian Scholar

    Marton Kovacs from Budapest arrived to Quinnipiac University (QU) in August of this year to start his studies as a Central European American Business Leaders Hungarian Scholar. The program, supported by HIF, offers its participants the opportunity to pursue their MBA degrees at QU and to implement their knowledge by …Read More »
  • Introducing HIF Graduate Scholar Máté Vincze

    Introducing HIF Graduate Scholar Máté Vincze

      Máté Vincze is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Filmmaking from the New York University (NYU) Tisch School of Arts. Máté received an HIF Graduate Scholarship for Fall 2017 to assist him in completing this program. “I am extremely grateful for being able to study at one of the best …Read More »
  • Read our Fall 2017 Newsletter

    Read our Fall 2017 Newsletter

    Fall is always a busy time for HIF and this year was no exception. We are privileged to have had the chance to sponsor the Hungarian Heritage Festival in New York, Hungarian scholars to the 2017 CEPA Forum, and a host of programs promoting Hungarian arts and culture. We also joined the American …Read More »