AK Wien Scholarships for Developing Countries in Austria

AK Wien Scholarships for Developing Countries in Austria

With sponsoring from AK Wien, a fund has been established for granting a limited number of scholarships to students. Scholarship are extended either in the form of a 100% or a 50% tuition waiver. Eligibility for scholarships is open to both full-time and part-time students.

Eligible Nationalities: Citizens of an ODA country (Afghanistan, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Armenia, Albania, Angola, Kenya, Bolivia, Algeria, Bangladesh, Tajikistan, Cabo Verde, Antigua and Barbuda, Benin, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Argentina, Bhutan, Congo, Azerbaijan, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Belarus, Burundi, Egypt Belize, Cambodia El Salvador Bosnia and Herzegovina, Central African Republic, Georgia, Botswana, Chad, Ghana, Brazil, Comoros, Guatemala, Chile, Democratic Republic of the Congo Guyana-China (People’s Republic of), Djibouti, Honduras, Colombia, Equatorial Guinea, India, Cook Islands, Eritrea, Indonesia, Costa Rica,  Ethiopia, Kosovo, Cuba, Gambia, Kyrgyzstan, Dominica, Guinea, Micronesia, Dominican Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Moldova, Ecuador, Haiti, Mongolia, Fiji, Kiribati, Morocco, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Nicaragua, Gabon, Lesotho, Nigeria ,Grenada, Liberia, Pakistan, Iran, Madagascar Papua New Guinea Iraq, Malawi, Paraguay, Jamaica, Mali, Philippines, Jordan, Mauritania, Samoa, Kazakhstan, Mozambique, Sri Lanka, Lebanon, Myanmar, Swaziland, Libya, Nepal, Syrian Arab Republic, Malaysia, Niger, Tokelau, Maldives, Rwanda, Ukraine, Marshall Islands, Sao Tome and Principe, Uzbekistan, Mauritius, Senegal, Viet Nam, Mexico, Sierra Leone, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Montenegro, Solomon Islands, Montserrat, Somalia, Namibia, South Sudan, Nauru, Sudan, Niue, Tanzania, Palau, Timor-Leste, Panama, Togo, Peru, Tuvalu, Saint Helena, Uganda, Saint Lucia, Vanuatu, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Wallis and Futuna Yemen, Serbia, Zambia, Seychelles, South Africa, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uruguay and Venezuela) are eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria: A student is eligible for a scholarship if he/she fulfils at least one or a combination of the following criteria:

  • The student is a national and/or resides in a county included in the DAC list of ODA receiving countries (latest version).
  • A proven need for financial assistance in order is able to attend the program (e.g. no or insufficient income from paid work, lack of own savings and/or family support).
  • Excellent academic record and proven work experience in a field related to sustainable development.
  • Proven value-added of completing the Master Program for the future career path.

Application Procedure:

Students who want to apply for a scholarship are required to submit the following documents listed below:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae (including the proof of English language proficiency)
  • Copy of your High School Diploma and your University Diploma
  • Copy of Passport

Application process for the scholarship:

  • Pre-selection after receiving your application for the scholarship according to eligibility
  • Invitation to a personal interview (via video chat if person resides outside of Vienna)
    The interviews take place between 9 and 19 January 2018.
  • Decisions on awards will be published on 22 January 2018

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