Afro Asiatisches Institut Salzburg
Deadline: 31 July 2021 (annual)
Study in: Austria
The course starts August 2022
The One-World-Scholarship-Programme is a partial scholarship aimed at students from Africa, Asia,, and Latin America who have come to Austria on their own initiative, to complete their education. Prospective awardees are required to focus on questions related to development in their studies and research.
Universities or Universities of applied sciences in Salzburg or Tyrol (Uni Salzburg, Uni Innsbruck, FH Salzburg, MCI, FH Kufstein);
Level/Field(s) of study:
Master or Ph.D. program at a university or university of applied sciences.
Possible fields of specialization are poverty reduction, social justice, global migrations, gender equality, climate change, sustainable use of resources, food security, renewable energies, environmental protection, sustainable tourism, urbanization, health, human rights, democratization, good governance, fighting corruption, conflict prevention, and resolution, international relations, intercultural dialogue. This list should provide applicants with an idea of relevant topics, it is, however, not exclusive.
Number of Scholarships:
Students from developing countries are listed here. Regarding applications from equally qualified individuals, priority is given to female students.
Students at the Master level receive €500 per month or at Ph.D. level €550 during the semester. The maximum duration is the prescribed duration of the curriculum plus one semester.
The OWS is conceived as a comprehensive program, which comprises scholarships and special study expenses, extracurricular training, and follow-up contacts.
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
• for Ph.D. students: approved disposition
• age limit: Master studies max. 30 years (mothers: 35 years), Ph.D. studies max. 35 years (mothers: 40 years) at the time of application
• residence permit “student”
The requirements of a successful application are financial need, evidence of good progress in studies, and interest in the development and according to specialization in studies.
Please send your complete application documents to office[at]aai-salzburg. by email or by using a free data transfer such as transfer. After your application has been reviewed, you will be invited for an online interview (via skype, zoom, or Webex). The deadline for applications is 31 July 2021.
It is important to visit the official website to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.