• Assistance to victims of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
  • Assistance to refugees of the Russo-Ukrainian war
  • Support the activities of the Hungary Helps Program

We are very proud to announce that Ibrahem Sabra, student of the Budapest Business University received the Excellence and Creativity Award of the Hungarian National Bank.

The Excellence and Creativity Award of the Hungarian National Bank is open to all full-time students with state scholarships and self-paying, who study economics in the undergraduate and the master’s degree programs in Hungarian or in English, and provide outstanding academic, scientific and community performance but only 3% of them can receive the award based on the evaluation of the universities. 25 higher education institutions are currently participating in the Program.

Ibrahem studied economics in Syria, he also got a diploma in civil engineering and now he is finishing his second bachelor degree in Commerce and Marketing in Hungary.

During his journey in Hungary Ibrahem has been participating in several activities and several fields.

He was invited to the Religious Freedom and other Human Rights: Threats and Trends Conference in Poland, as well as, he participated in several volunteering activities. For example, after the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria, he did a voluntary work with his church in Budapest to provide Humanitarian assistance to those affected by this natural disaster.

Ibrahem also mentioned that in addition to his studies in economics he also translated poems of the famous Hungarian poet, Sándor Petőfi into Arabic language to celebrate the 200 years anniversary of the birth of the poet. He chose a poem that explains the difficult Hungarian reality at that time and he compared it with the current reality in his home country, Syria.

Also, Ibrahem won in the MITO KLUB competition after proving his logical and creative thinking, decision taking skills and his business knowledge.

“I would like to thank SCYP for this opportunity to study in Hungary and providing me with all the necessary needs of success. Thank you, my second family, in SCYP to show me compassion and love, especially when the God granted me his blessing and achieved the current success. I am really proud of it, and with my certificate that I received from the Hungarian National Bank which called Excellence Award for Academic and Community Work”– Ibrahem said.

Congratulations to Ibrahem Sabra for being such a brave and creative person and for winning this award. Thank you for sharing your story with us!

The Scholarship Programme for Christian Young People Team is always proud of our students’ success.

Because your success is our success too!