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Students from Africa, Asia, the Near and Middle East, Oceania, the Caribbean, and Latin America can apply propably spring 2024 for the One World Scholarship. The prerequisite is their interest in and commitment to the field of sustainable development and the corresponding focus in their studies.

The deadline for submissions was 15 July 2023 and applications are no longer possible. Next call for applications: probably spring 2024.

Selection Process

Applying for a One World Scholarship, submitting the application form and the necessary documents do NOT GUARANTEE a successful scholarship position. As scholarship positions are very limited, applicants go through a multi-stage selection process:

Please fill out the form (link below) completely and submit it.
As correspondence in the further selection process will be sent via the email address from the application form, it is important that the email address is filled in CORRECTLY.
Please also check the spam folder regularly and contact us if you do not hear anything for more than one week.

After receiving the application, the formal requirements will be checked:

  • Formal criteria are NOT fulfilled: the applicant receives a REJECTION by e-mail.
  • Formal criteria are fulfilled: The applicant will be requested to send the documents (see the checklist below) via transfer link by e-mail in a short period of time.

 

It is advisable to prepare the documents in advance for digital transfer!

After receipt of the application documents, a thorough assessment of the content criteria will be conducted to see if there is an interest in and commitment to the field of sustainable development and whether the focus of the degree programme is in a relevant field:

  • Criteria regarding sustainable development are NOT fulfilled: The applicant receives the REJECTION by e-mail.
  • Criteria regarding sustainable development are fulfilled: The applicant receives an invitation to the online interview by e-mail.

The study advisor arranges an appointment with the applicant for the online interview.
The participation link is sent by e-mail after the appointment has been fixed.

Shortly after the application deadline of 15 July, the Grants Committee will meet and decide whether to award or reject the scholarship place.

Notification of Approvel or Rejection will be sent by email in the first half of August.

IMPORTANT

You can only apply if you are already enrolled in Austria or if you are at least admitted to a regular degree programme. In addition, a residence permit or student visa "student" is required. If you have not yet entered Austria, a student visa is also accepted in exceptional cases.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions or uncertainties!

The application form must be completed and submitted online.

  •    Application form German (LINK)
  •    Application form English (LINK)

After receiving the application, the formal criteria will be checked: Formal criteria are NOT fulfilled: the applicant receives a REJECTION by e-mail. Formal criteria are fulfilled: The applicant will be requested to send the documents (see checklist) via transfer link by e-mail in a short period of time.

It is advisable to prepare the documents in advance for digital transfer!

 

Checklist application documents

General

  • Online application form (automatically transferred)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Passport
  • Residence permit "student" or student visa (please contact us if you do not have your visa yet)
  • Bank statement of the last 3 months
  • Letter of admission and confirmation of enrolment
  • If you have already started your studies: Collective transcript of records of the current degree programme (proof of academic success)

Master students

  • Bachelor's degree certificate + translation (if not in English, French or Spanish)
  • Abstract of the Bachelor's thesis

Doctoral students

  • Master's degree certificate + translation (if not in English, French or Spanish)
  • Abstract of the Master's thesis
  • Confirmation of supervision from the academic supervisor
  • Detailed description of the research project and justification of its relevance to development policy

Questions about the application process?

Syntia Hasenöhrl, Study and Counselling Manager

Wiener-Philharmoniker-Gasse 2, 5020 Salzburg

Astrid Schönleitner, Study and Counselling Manager

Wiener-Philharmoniker-Gasse 2, 5020 Salzburg

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