Alpbach Scholarship Programme, 2018

March 11, 2018

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Applications are invited for Alpbach Scholarship Programme. This programme is open to young people under 30 who can attend leading interdisciplinary conference and a variety of academic seminars.

The European Forum Alpbach was founded in 1945 by Otto Molden, who had been active in the Austrian resistance movement. More than 4,000 people from over 70 countries accept the invitation to participate in the European Forum Alpbach each year.

The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: March 30, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to attend leading interdisciplinary conference and a variety of academic seminars.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: A basic scholarship covers the participation fee (EUR 1.400) for the whole duration of the event (15.08.-31.08.2018).
    Should you not have sufficient funds to cover the costs of your stay, you can additionally apply for a full scholarship providing accommodation (EUR 510) and a daily allowance for food (EUR 289). Please indicate in your online application if you wish to be considered for a full scholarship. If you can provide proof of financial support for your studies, you do not need to explain your financial situation in writing. In that case, please include relevant proof (e.g. student grant) in your application.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken at Participating Universities

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.
  • Entrance Requirements: The scholarships are available to people up to 30 years of age. They welcome applications from all countries (except Austria) and academic disciplines. They also encourage artists and non-graduates to apply. There are special programmes for students from China and Finland.
  • English Language Requirements:  For the Seminar Week and the Symposia of the European Forum Alpbach, a minimum European level B2 or academic IELTS 5.5, 6 or 6.5 is required. Native speakers have to upload a copy of their passport. If you are a non-native speaker, there are two ways to prove your language proficiency in English:
    Language certificates: They accept official language certificates (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL or equivalents). If your certificates are in a language other than English, you need to submit a translation. This translation does not need to be certified.
    If you are studying in an English-speaking country or programme, you can submit a confirmation that you are enrolled in an English-language programme.
    If you are studying in an English-speaking country or programme, you can submit a confirmation that you are enrolled in an English-language programme.

Application Procedure: 

A complete application requires a filled in online application form as well as a motivational statement, a curriculum vitae, certificates and transcripts and proof of English proficiency.

  • Motivational statement (up to 3,000 characters)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates and transcripts
  • English proficiency

How to Apply:

Please fill in all required data in the online application form.

Online Application 

Scholarship Link

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