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Wish to enjoy your time in the heart of Europe? Austria is the right decision to land. Austria offers you great social security, economic stability and the warmest welcome from the Austrians. When it comes to educational opportunity, for sure Austria offers you a broad spectrum as it combines a long tradition of higher education with state-of-the-art research.

Wide range of degree program you could choose to experience includes: research-based courses at research universities, a world-famous education at any of the universities of the arts, high quality of practice-oriented courses at the universities of applied sciences, and innovative courses at private universities. Before you made your choice, here are the scholarships available to make your study plan comes true:


Ernst Mach Grant (EMG)

Focus Scholarship: Master, PhD, Post Doctoral

Competition: worldwide

Scholarship Coverage: Partial Scholarship

The Ernst Mach Grant program is named after the famous Austrian physicist and philosopher Ernst Mach (1838-1916). The grant program is financed by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW). The scholarship offers funding support in the duration of 1 - 9 Months for Postgraduates, PhD holders, and Post docs. It is awarded in the form of monthly expenses of € 940 for Graduates and PhD Degree € 1.040. Accident and health insurance would be also provided. Travel expense of maximum € 730 is refundable. In addition, recipients of grants are exempted from paying tuition fees.

Criteria

  • Applicants must not have studied/pursued research/pursued academic work in Austria in the last six months before taking up the grant. 
  • Maximum age: 35 years 
  • For projects to be carried out in English a good knowledge of English in the respective subject area is required: Natural Sciences, Technical Sciences, Human Medicine, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, Arts


Ernst Mach-Grants – ASEA-UNINET

Focus Scholarship: Research grant for PhD holder and Post-Doctoral

Competition: Designated countries: Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam

Scholarship Coverage: Partial Scholarship

Formerly known as Technology Grants South-East Asia, the program supports the knowledge-transfer between partner universities in European member countries and South-East. The scholarship offers Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam citizens funding support in the duration of maximum 36 months for Postgraduates; 1 - 9 Months for PhD holders and Post docs. It is awarded in the form of monthly expenses of € 940 for Graduates and PhD Degree € 1.040. Accident and health insurance would be also provided.

Criteria

  • Graduates of artistic fields for a study visit in the field of music. 
  • Postgraduates who want to carry out a doctorate/PhD-program in Austria and fulfill the requirements for admission. 
  • Post docs who are involved in teaching and research at a university in Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, or Vietnam. 
  • Study area: economic and social sciences, economic topics with a connection to technology or industry are preferred. 
  • Maximum age for graduates and postgraduates: 35 years and post docs: 45 years 
  • Online application required, find more information on the website page


Special OeAD Scholarships

Focus Scholarship: Master, PhD, Post Doctoral

Competition: worldwide

Scholarship Coverage: Partial Scholarship

OeAD stand for Austrian agency for international mobility and cooperation in education, science and research. The agency manages various scholarship programs and provides financial support both for individuals and for scientific projects. It is a great opportunity for Undergraduates, Graduates, Postgraduates, Doctoral Students and Researchers to finance their degree. Please note that the OeAD is not applicable for obtaining a whole bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or completion of a PhD program in Austria.


Ernst Mach Follow-up Grant (EZA)

Focus Scholarship: Research grant for PhD holder and Post-Doctoral

Competition: Developing Country

Scholarship Coverage: Partial Scholarship

It is only available for specific country of origin; you could access the list on Ernst Mach Follow-up Grant page. Different from  EMG, this scholarships only available for PhD holders and Post docs. Awardees could make use of the support between 1 – 3 months as a supplementary grant. Benefit of € 1040 monthly expenses would be covered.

Criteria

  • Maximum age: 50 years
  • Applicants must not have studied/pursued research/pursued academic work in Austria in the last six months.
  • Required documents have to be uploaded together with the online application at www.scholarships.at