Apply to RGPP

The call for applications for the Roma Graduate Preparation Program 2017/18 academic year is now closed! Thank you for your applications and your interest in the RGPP! Results of the selection should be known by the end of May. Please follow our website and our Facebook pages (RAP and RGPP) for updates.

2017/18 Call for Applications

Roma Graduate Preparation Program 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 16 APRIL 2017, 5pm Budapest time.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: 23 APRIL 2017, 5pm Budapest time.

For information about the application process, please consult the following pages:

1. Who can apply to RGPP?

2. Application Form Checklist 

3. Instructions Online Application

4. Important Deadlines

5. Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

We are committed to ensuring equal access to higher education for Roma, and we seek to attract students with an interest in the social sciences and humanities.

RGPP is funded by the Roma Education Fund, the Roma Initiatives of the Open Society Foundations, the VELUX Foundations, and the Sigrid Rausing Trust.

Program dates

RGPP's academic year runs from the end of August 2017 until the middle of June 2018. This is a full-time program and students are expected to be in Budapest for the duration of all the terms.

Full scholarships

Successful applicants will be awarded full merit-based scholarships for the whole duration of the program. The scholarship covers travel to and from Budapest, visa costs, tuition fee, accommodation in the CEU Residence Center, health insurance, study materials. It also includes a monthly stipend for living expenses.

If you have any questions please send us an email at or write a message to Roma Graduate Preparation Program facebook page