One World Scholarship 2021 – 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, in order to complete their education. Prospective awardees are required to focus on questions related to development in their studies and research.

One World Scholarship

Host Institution(s);

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 PhD programme at a university or university of applied sciences.

Possible fields of specialisation are poverty reduction, social justice, global migrations, gender equality, climate change, sustainable use of resources, food security, renewable energies, environmental protection, sustainable tourism, urbanisation, health, human rights, democratisation, 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.

Target group:

Students from developing countries listed here. Regarding applications from equally qualified individuals, priority is given to female students.

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

Students at Master level receive €500 per month or at PhD 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 programme, which comprises scholarships and special study expenses, extracurricular training, and follow-up contacts.

Eligibility Criteria:

Formal requirements and conditions

•  nationality of a non-European developing country (country list)
• admission to a Master or PhD programme at a university or university of applied sciences in Salzburg or Tyrol (Uni Salzburg, Uni Innsbruck, FH Salzburg, MCI, FH Kufstein); for PhD students: approved disposition
• for PhD students: approved disposition
• age limit: Master studies max. 30 years (mothers: 35 years), PhD 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 development and according specialisation in studies.

Application info:

Please send your complete application documents to office[at]aai-salzburg.at by email or by using a free data transfer such as wetransfer. After your application has been reviewed, you will be invited for an online interview (via skype, zoom or webex). Deadline of applications is 31 July 2021.

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