2021/2022 Grants and Scholarships for Study in Austria – Funded by OeAD
Application deadline: March 1st 2021
Scholarship opportunities are open to all and sundry who want to apply for any of the OeAD grants and scholarships offered to students and researchers from all over the world, carried out by the unit OeAD-MPC –Mobility Programmes, Bilateral and Multilateral Cooperation. The programmes range from grants aimed at broad target groups to more specific ones aimed at applicants from particular fields of study or regions.
Various categories of offers, their time of validity and means of online application include the following:
The Ernst Mach Grant – worldwide invites applications from PhD students, postgraduates, postdocs and young lecturers from universities outside of Austria. Students and academic teaching staff from all fields of study can apply for a grant period of 1 to 9 months.
No provision for extensions. Application deadline: 01/02/2021 for the academic year 2021/22
Undergraduate and graduate students from non-European countries (conducting a degree on Bachelor or master level) can apply for the Ernst Mach Grant for Studying at an Austrian University of Applied Sciences, which allows research visits of 4 to 10 months at an Austrian University of Applied Sciences. No provision for extensions. Application deadline: 01/03/2021 for the academic year 2021/22
The Ernst Mach Follow-Up Grant is aimed at post-doctoral researchers and lecturers from non-European developing countries, who work at higher education institutions/universities and have in the past received an OeAD scholarship. At the beginning of the grant period, at least 5 years must have passed since the last funded research visit to Austria.
Application deadline 01/02/2021 for the academic year 2021/22
The Franz Werfel Fellowship is open to applications from young university teachers of German language and Austrian literature. It enables them to work as visiting researchers at university departments and carry out research in libraries, archives or at research institutions. The fellowship is awarded for 4 to 9 months and includes follow-up measures (financial and material). Application deadline: 01/03/2021
The Richard Plaschka Fellowship is open to applications from young university teachers of historical sciences with a focus on Austrian history. It enables them to work as visiting researchers at university departments and carry out research in libraries, archives or at research institutions. The fellowship is awarded for 4 to 9 months and includes follow-up measures (financial and material). Application deadline: 01/03/2021
To have an overview of the grant database, log on to www.grants.at and see the funding programmes carried out by OeAD. Or click on this link in the online application tool www.scholarships.at for a quick check.
NOTE – Be informed that even in times of Covid 19, you can apply for a grant. We are looking forward to receiving our application. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all scholarship holders must comply with up-to-date regulations for entry to Austria (see https://www.bmeia.gv.at/en/).
For further details about the scholarship opportunities, visit the official webpage of the sponsor.
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