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 scholarship amount was be received in early March. Applicants prepared packages with a letter of recommendation, CV, proof of admittance, budget and motivation letter. Applicants could request funding up to $2,000 to cover registration fee and travel expenses, including lodging.
HIF received an extremely high number, 76 applicants in total and selected 16 applicants who are listed below.
|Name||Affiliation||Conference||Title of presentation||Scholarship granted|
|Anna Boldog||BOOKR Kids||Amerikai Magyar Iskolák Találkozója (AMIT)||Utilizing Digital Literacy to Promote Hungarian Children’s Reading in the United States||$500|
|Katalin Budainé Balatoni||Károli Gáspár Református Egyetem||Amerikai Magyar Iskolák Találkozója (AMIT)||Development and learning in the family and in schools (Fejlesztés, tanulás a családban és az iskolában)||$1,000|
|Virág Csejdy||Hudec Cultural Foundation||14. World Congress on Art Deco||László Hudec – the architect of the first skyscraper in Asia||$1,000|
|Ágnes Erőss||Geographical Institute Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences Hungarian Academy of Scinces||Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers||Effects of Ukraine crisis in Transcarpathia: snapshots from the periphery||$1,000|
|Judit Gabos||Eszterhazy Karoly University, Eger (Hungary)||American Hungarian Educators Association (AHEA) and the Hungarian Studies Association of Canada (HSAC) 2017||Kodály and Bartók’s Transylvania, as reflected in their piano works||$1,000|
|Ferenc Gyuris||Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Department of Regional Science||2017 Annual Meeting of the American Assocation of Geographers (AAG) & Development Geographies Pre-Meeting Conference||Post-transition and post-crisis shifts in geographies in post-Communist contexts: A Hungarian perspective||$1,000|
|Frank Hentshker, PhD||Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, Graduate Center of the City University of New York||The Theatre of Robert Wilson, an Intercontinental and Interdisciplinary Overview||The Performace Matrix of Robert Wilson||$1,000|
|Arpad Hornyak||University of Pecs||American Hungarian Educators Association (AHEA) and the Hungarian Studies Association of Canada (HSAC)||National self-defence and imperialism. The Balkan policy of István Tisza’s Hungary during World War I||$1,000|
|Tamás Kovács||National Archives of Hungary||American Hungarian Educators Association (AHEA) and the Hungarian Studies Association of Canada (HSAC) 2017||Who Was Hungarian or a Hungarian Citizen Before 1948, According to the Documents of the Ministry of the Interior||$1,000|
|Éva Leiter||Department of Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Debrecen||Drug Discovery and Therapy World Congress 2017||The Penicillium chrysogenum antifungal protein (PAF) can be a promising antimycotic candidate in the treatment of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis||$1,000|
|Daniel Lippman||POLITICO||Euroatlantic Cafe||The Current State of U.S. Politics||$1,500|
|Christopher Malagisi||Conservative Book Club (a division of Salem Media Group)||Euroatlantic Cafe||The Current Political Climate of the US: Explaining the US Conservative Perspective||$1,500|
|Éva Mártonffyné Dr. Petrás||Állambiztonsági Szolgálatok Történeti Levéltára/Historical Archives of the Hungarian State Security||American Hungarian Educators Association (AHEA) and the Hungarian Studies Association of Canada (HSAC) 2017||Romantic Elements of Hungarian Nationalism and Their Transformation in the Compromise Era||$1,000|
|Ágnes Nagy||Károli Gáspár Református Egyetem||Amerikai Magyar Iskolák Találkozója (AMIT)||Integration from to family to school, from school to family (Integráció családból iskolába, iskolából családba)||$1,000|
|Valter Pfliegler||Dept. of Biotechnology and Microbiology, University of Debrecen||Evolution 2017||Laboulbeniales ectoparasites of cockroaches: three-gene phylogeny and implications||$500|
|Attila Szabó||Hungarian Theatre Museum and Institute of the Petőfi Literary Museum||Performing arts in Central Europe||Traditions and Contemporary Forms of Apartment Theatre in Hungary||$1,000|