In accordance with the will of the artist, who died in a tragic accident on November 14, 2001, his sons announced the Imre Égerházi Scholarship for the first time in 2004/05 as a result of a good relationship with the Dóczy Grammar School of the Debrecen Reformed College and its deputy director, Lajos Arany. Given every 2nd of September, on the anniversary of the painter’s birth, by the student who performs best in the field of fine arts in the previous school year, and suggested by the school’s art teacher, László Buka. The annual award ceremony, held in a ceremonial setting, is hosted by the Dóczy Gallery, opened in 2004 on the third floor, filled with paintings by Imre Égerházi.
Previous beneficiaries of the Égerházi scholarship, in the Dóczy Grammar School:
2005: Balázs Hadházi; 2006: Tünde Hajnalka Kathi; 2007: Zsuzsa Szabó; 2008: Lilian Lekics; 2009: Balázs Hadházi (2nd sholarship); 2010: Veronika Sára Molnár & Áron Sipos; 2011: Tibor Papp; 2012: Dávid Hadházi & Bence Vad; 2013: Fanni Makleit & Szilárd Benjamin Turányi; 2014: Zsófia Kathy; 2015: Botond Pataki; 2016: Lilla Tóth; 2017: Dóra Irinyi; 2018: Bella Bécsi; 2019: Franciska Ribiczey