Simon Professional Travel Grants

After 13 years and more than 400 alumni, the Hungarian-American Enterprise Scholarship Fund is not currently accepting scholarship applications for the Professional Internship or Senior Fellows programs. However, we are accepting applications for our newest program: Alumni Professional Travel Grants, which provides HAESF alumni the chance to participate in professional conferences or other short-term professional development opportunities in the U.S. Funding is available for eligible expenses, which include:



Registration Fee

Dates & Deadlines

Thanks to all who have submitted applications for travel to be completed by September 30, 2019. At this time, all available funds have been committed. Please continue to visit this page for updates.


The grants honor Elizabeth Simon, HAESF Executive Director from 2004-2018, and are designed to extend the impact of HAESF participation. Open to alumni of the Professional Intern and Senior Leaders and Fellows programs who currently live and work in Hungary, the grants will facilitate travel to the U.S. for professional conferences or short-term professional development.

Successful Applicants Will Show

How participation will benefit individual professional development

How the knowledge and experience gained will be shared

How participation will promote the exchange of ideas between Hungary and the U.S.

Contact Us


Laura Lyons

Director, Exchange Foundations


Council on International
Educational Exchange

300 Fore Street | Portland, Maine 04101 USA