About the Stefan Lengyel Scholarship of Excellence
Stefan Lengyel graduated from the College of Applied Arts, a predecessor of MOME. He is noted for designing the magnetophon and the articulated Ganz trams, his works had been awarded by professional prizes 30 times.
Besides Hungary he worked in Germany, Finland, Japan, the United States, Italy and Taiwan. He worked as the department head at the University of Essen and at the MOME Product Design department, his former pupils are leading professionals at world famous companies.
Thanks to the cooperation he initiated between MOME and Mercedes-Benz Hungarian students have been designing the cars of the future in Budapest in the past 20 years. He received the Moholy-Nagy Prize in 2007, and he was honored by the Officer’s Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit in 2008.
The Stefan Lengyel Scholarship of excellence brought to life by the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Fund besides supporting the students, based on their achievements, lays great emphasis on the development of their up-to-date practical competencies and their professional integration.
2 students from each programme per year are selected for the shortlist – one by the students and one by the faculty.
To proceed to the finals, students need to submit an application.
After a two-round selection process, participants present their entries to a jury of five from each institute. The winners (up to 16 students) will receive a monthly grant of HUF 150,000 each for five months.