One World Scholarship at Afro Asiatisches Institut Salzburg
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.
Host Institution:Universities or Universities of applied sciences in Salzburg or Tyrol (Uni Salzburg, Uni Innsbruck, FH Salzburg, MCI, FH Kufstein);
Level of study
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
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.
Students at Master level receive 500 € per month, 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.
Formal requirements and conditions
nationality of a non-European developing country
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
Please send your complete application documents to office[at]aai-salzburg.at 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 2020.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Official Scholarship Website: https://www.aai-salzburg.at/en_students_scholarship.htm