Get Your Studies Funded With The Scholarship Foundation Of Austria

The Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research, on behalf of and financed by the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria, provides international students with scholarships to conduct studies in Austria. The deadline is on the 1st of September. 

The scholarships will cover monthly allowances of 1.050 EUR, health insurance, accommodation (student dormitory or apartment), and travel allowance.

The Candidates’ desired area of study or research should be one of the following:

Natural Sciences
Technical Sciences
Human Medicine, Health Sciences
Agricultural Sciences
Social Sciences

Candidates should provide two letters of recommendation, a fully completed Online Application including a CV and a project plan describing all plans and preparatory work completed for the research to be undertaken in Austria, a scanned passport, confirmation that proves the candidate’s participation in a study programme (Bachelor, Master/Diploma or PhD) at the candidate’s home university.

Main criteria

  • The scholarships are available for citizens of all countries except for Austria. Candidates should be undergraduate, graduate, or postgraduate students;
  • Candidates should be descendants of forced labourers (regardless of their country of origin) or people coming from countries that suffered under the Nazi regime, especially from the recruitment of forced labourers;
  • Applicants must not have studied/pursued research/pursued academic work in Austria in the six months prior to taking up the grant.

The age limit for candidates is 40 years (born on or after September 1, 1977) for doctoral students and 35 years (born on or after September 1, 1982) for other students.

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