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Scholarships in Austria

Just like any other top country, Austria plays hosts to various top educational institutions. These institutions offer a wide range of worldwide wide leading courses that meet global standards. For students that want to study in Austria but are low on funds, several scholarship opportunities abound. These scholarships are easily accessible and are offered for various areas of study.

Some of these scholarships are offered by the educational institution itself while others may be offered by another body such as the government.

Studying at Austria

For you to apply to be able to study in Austria, you would have to send your application letter as well as all other required documents to either the institution in question, the UAS degree program or the university of applied sciences. As for those applications that were submitted to the Austrian representatives’ authority, such applications would need to be forwarded to the institution in question.

About Scholarships in Austria

In Austria, there are various scholarships offered by universities and other institutions that enable students to study and specialize in their chosen area of expertise. Some of these scholarships are fully funded while others are partially funded. Some are for undergraduate level while others are masters level. Some of these scholarships include;

Language training funding abroad at Klagenfurt University, 2020. This scholarship is meant to provide funding for language training abroad.

Clinical and research international fellowship at the medical university of Vienna, 2020. This scholarship is meant to provide funding for clinical and research purposes.

Scholarships for WU4YOU, Vienna Economics University in Austria. This special scholarship is given to individuals that want a career in economics.

Funding for degree completion of working students at the University of Technology, Graz,  2020. This scholarship is meant for those individuals that want to complete their education on the technology sector but need funding assistance.

Johannes Kepler university graduation scholarship, 2019- 2020. This scholarship is specifically tailored towards those individuals that are in search of the research grant.

Fully Funded Scholarships to Study in Austria

Some of the fully-funded scholarships to study in Austria include;

  • University of Vienna scholarship for international students in Austria.
  • Austria republic research grant for international students.
  • Institute of science and technology Austria scholarships for international students in Austria.
  • HIS fully funded Ph.D. scholarship for political science students, Austria.
  • Advanced studies institute Curie Sklodowska Marie individual fellowships in Austria.
  • Human sciences institute Jesenska Milena journalists fellowship in Austria.
  • Fulbright Austrian student program, 2020- 2021.

Partially Funded Scholarships to Study in Austria

Some scholarships in Austria are not fully funded. They only provide a quota of the total amount that the student would require for his academic upkeep.

Some examples of such partially funded scholarships include;

Scholarships for WU4YOU, Vienna Economics University in Austria. This special scholarship is given to individuals that want a career in economics.

Scholarships to Study in Austria

Postgraduate

  • ICO- international uveitis study group (IUSG) three-month fellowships in Austria.
  • Clinical and research international fellowship at the medical university of Vienna.
  • The University of Graz Erasmus+ International study abroad grants for Incoming Students.
  • Studienbeihilfe Grants at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria.
  • Undergraduate
  • The University of Graz Erasmus+ International study abroad grants for Incoming Students.
  • Studienbeihilfe Grants at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria.
  • Scholarships for WU4YOU, Vienna Economics University in Austria. This special scholarship is given to individuals that want a career in economics.

Admission Criteria

For undergraduate applicants, there are 2 criteria;

Those with EU school leaving certificate;

  • Photocopied copy of passport signifying proof of nationality.
  • Secondary school leaving certificate.
  • Certificate proof of proficiency in the German language.

For undergraduate applicants who do not possess the EU school leaving certificate;

  • Photocopy of passport signifying proof of nationality
  • An equivalent of your school leaving certificate.
  • The secondary school where you schooled would need to issue you a certificate that demonstrates your special qualification for university studies. You have to be a good fit for the school.
  • Certificate showing proficiency in the German language.

Cost of Living in Austria

In Austria, it is pertinent to note that the cost of living will most likely differentiate from city to city. For example, the cost of living in premium cities such as Vienna would be much more significantly larger when compared to the cost of living in cities such as Wr. Neustadt. On average, however, a typical Russian student spends 950 euros every month.

The entire 950 euros can be broken down into segments to directly identify the cost of each specific segment. Accommodation costs 400 euros, food costs 250 euros and studies and other personal requirements make up for the remaining sum of 300 euros which then brings the grand sum to 950 euros.