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Austria: Fully-Funded Austrian Government Scholarship for International Students, 2017/18

About Scholarship: Foundation of the Republic of Austria is offering scholarships for international students (except Austrians). Applicants who are descendants of forced laborers (regardless of their country of origin) or people coming from countries that have suffered exceptionally from the Nazi regime, especially from the recruitment of forced laborers. Scholarships are awarded to pursue research on their diploma or master thesis or their dissertation at scientific research institutions in Austria.

Applications are accepted for the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria for grants and research promotion for Undergraduate, Masters & PhD students. Scholarships are also awarded for research periods at scientific research institutions in Austria (e.g. universities, Austrian Academy of Sciences, National Library, National Archive).

Eligible Countries: All (except Austria)

To be taken at (country): Austria

Fields of Study: Natural Sciences, Technical Sciences, Human Medicine, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, Arts

Type: grants, research, undergraduates, graduates, postgraduates

Eligibility: Eligible for application are

Descendants of forced labourers (regardless of their country of origin)

Students coming from countries that have suffered exceptionally from the Nazi regime, especially from the recruitment of forced labourers.

Selection Criteria: Students meeting the above mentioned criteria can apply to pursue research

on their bachelor thesis

on their diploma or master thesis

or their dissertation.

No scholarships are awarded for Bachelor, Master or Doctoral/PhD studies pursued in Austria, summer courses, language courses, clinical traineeships or internships. The scholarship grant is for research.

Applicants must not have studied/pursued research/pursued academic work in Austria in the last six months before taking up the grant.

Age limit:

Doctoral students: 40 years (born on or after March 1, 1977)

for other students: 35 years (born on or after March 1, 1982)

Number of Scholarships: not specified

 

Value of Scholarship:

monthly scholarship installment: 1050 EUR

Accident and health insurance: if necessary, the OeAD (Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research) will effect an accident and health insurance. The costs for the insurance have to be covered from the scholarship.

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The OeAD provides scholarship holders with accommodation (student dormitory or apartment). Monthly costs: 220 to 470 EUR (depending on the level of comfort requested by the scholarship holder). The scholarship holder has to pay an administrative fee of 18 EUR/month to the OeAD for the provision of accommodation. The costs for the accommodation have to be covered from the scholarship.

Applicants from countries which are neither members of the EU nor members of EFTA, EEA or OECD can be granted a travel allowance. The lump sum depends on the country of origin.

Duration of Scholarship: 1 – 4 months

How to Apply

The following documents have to be uploaded for the Online Application on www.scholarships.at

fully completed Online Application form ‘Application for a Scholarship of the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria’ including a CV and a project plan, describing the plans and completed preparatory work for the research stay in Austria

two letters of recommendation from university lecturers. For these letters of recommendation no specific form is required; they have to contain the letterhead, date and signature of the person recommending the applicant and the stamp of the university / department and must be no older than six months at the time of application

confirmation of supervision by a supervisor at the chosen Austrian university, university of applied sciences or research institution

scanned passport (showing the name and picture of the applicant)

university graduation certificate of your diploma, master, PhD or doctoral studies at a university outside Austria resp. proof of enrollment at a study programme at a university outside Austria

confirmation, that proves your participation in a study programme (Bachelor, Master/Diploma or PhD) at your home university

for descendants of forced labourers: processing number or photocopy of the letter of information or other relevant proofs.

Visit the school application website

Application Deadline: 1st September, 2017.

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