The One-World-Scholarship Program is a partial scholarship focused at students from Africa, Asia, and Latin America who have come to Austria on their own inceptive, in order to finish their education. Potential awardees are essential to focus on questions which are related to development in their studies and research.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Formal requirements and conditions
Nationality of a non-European developing country (country list)
Admission to a Master or Ph.D. program at a university or university of applied sciences in Salzburg or Tyrol (Uni Salzburg, Uni Innsbruck, FH Salzburg, MCI, FH Kufstein); for Ph.D. students: approved disposition.
Age limit: Master studies max Ph.D. studies max. 35 years (mothers: 40 years), 30 years (mothers: 35 years) at the time of application
Residence permit “student”
Requirements of a successful application:
The application has to consider its own income, savings, and other means of support, profession, and income of parents in order to choose students who would barely be able to successfully finish their studies without financial support.
Evidence of good progress in studies:
Good study progress detailed by the transcript of records of current and past studies. In program without entry exams, students who have already finished at least one semester at an Austrian university have an excellent advantage.
Interest in development and according to specialization in studies:
Potential awardees are anticipated to show a strong interest in development-related issues, which is assumed to be reflected in the choice of study fields, prior work experience, voluntary activities, etc.