Applicants are welcome to apply for the Afro Asiatic Institute (AAI) of Salzburg One-World Scholarship Program for the year 2019/2020.
Moreover, The Afro Asiatic Institute (AAI) of Salzburg One-World Scholarship Program is a partial scholarship for students from Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Likewise, who have come to Austria on their own initiative, in order to complete their education. Prospective awardees are to focus on questions related to development in their studies and research.
- Open to nationals of a non-European developing country
- Must have admission to a Master or PhD programme at a university or university of applied sciences in Salzburg or Tyrol (Uni Salzburg, Uni Innsbruck, FH Salzburg, MCI, FH Kufstein)
- Similarly, For PhD students: approved the disposition
- Age limit: Master studies max. 30 years (mothers: 35 years), PhD studies max. 35 years (mothers: 40 years) at the time of application
- Residence permit “student”
No scholarships are awarded to
- Studies at private universities
- Postgraduate study programmes (“Lehrgänge”, e.g. “Universitätslehrgang” or “Fachhochschullehrgang”) or other non-degree certificate programmes
- Applicants with a residence title other than “student”
- Non-degree programme students („außerordentliche Studierende“)
- Short term visits and exchange programmes
- Financial need: They consider own income, savings, other means of support, profession and income of parents in order to select students who would hardly be able to successfully finish their studies without financial support.
- Evidence of good progress in studies: Good study progress documented by a transcript of records of current and past studies. In programmes without entry exams, students who have already completed at least one semester at an Austrian university have a distinctive advantage.
- Interest in development and according to specialization in studies: Prospective awardees are to show a strong interest in development related issues. Further, which is supposed to be in the choice of study fields, prior work experience, voluntary activities, etc.
Similarly, Possible fields of specialisation are poverty reduction, social justice, global migrations, gender equality, climate change, sustainable use of resources, food security, renewable energies, environmental protection, sustainable tourism, urbanisation, health, human rights, democratisation, good governance, fighting corruption, conflict prevention and resolution, international relations, intercultural dialogue. This list should provide applicants with an idea of relevant topics, it is, however, not exclusive.