The One-World Scholarship Programme is a wonderful opportunity for students from Africa, Asia, and Latin America who have chosen Austria as their educational destination. This partial scholarship aims to support their studies and research focused on developmental issues. The programme offers financial assistance, extracurricular training, and follow-up contacts, creating a comprehensive experience for the recipients.
The scholarship is available for Master’s and PhD programmes at universities or universities of applied sciences in Salzburg or Tyrol. Fields of study encompass a wide range of topics related to development, including poverty reduction, gender equality, climate change, and more. While the number of scholarships is not specified, the programme prioritizes applications from female students when candidates are equally qualified.
Students pursuing a Master’s degree receive €500 per month, while PhD students receive €550 per month during the semester. The duration of the scholarship extends to the prescribed duration of the curriculum plus one additional semester.
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be citizens of non-European developing countries. They should have secured admission to a Master’s or PhD programme at one of the designated institutions in Salzburg or Tyrol. For PhD students, an approved disposition for their research is required. The age limit is 30 years (35 years for mothers) for Master’s studies and 35 years (40 years for mothers) for PhD studies at the time of application. Furthermore, applicants must possess a valid student residence permit.
As of the time of writing, applications are closed, but interested candidates should keep an eye on the official scholarship website for future openings. To apply, candidates are required to submit complete application documents to the provided email address or through free data transfer services. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview to further assess their suitability for the programme. The deadline for applications is usually on July 31st.
The One-World Scholarship Programme provides an excellent opportunity for students from developing countries to pursue their academic aspirations in Austria. By offering financial support and emphasizing developmental studies, the scholarship encourages students to contribute positively to their communities and societies. Aspiring scholars should closely monitor the official website for updates and grab the chance to be a part of this enriching programme.