AAI One World Scholarship 2021 for Postgraduate Students
AAI One World Scholarships 2021: Entries are requested from suitably qualified candidates from developing countries to apply for the 2020 Afro-Asian Institute Salzburg (AAI) One World Scholarship for students from developing countries to be taken at Austria. The One World Scholarship focuses on providing a partial scholarship for students from Africa, Asia and Latin America who on their own have come to Austria to advance their educational career.
Scholarships is to help Master’s and PhD candidates exercise the right to education for those critical and intellectual young people who encounter poor conditions in their countries.
nationality of a non-European developing country (country list)
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)
for PhD students: approved 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”
application deadline: 31. July 2021
NO SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AWARDED FOR
studies at private universities
postgraduate study programmes (“Lehrgänge”, e.g. “Universitätslehrgang” or “Fachhochschullehrgang”) or other non-degree certificate programmes
blended learning/distance learning study courses without compulsory attendance in Austria
applicants with a residence title other than “student”
non-degree programme students („außerordentliche Studierende“)
short term visits and exchange programmes
A special case are Joint Master Programmes. Depending on different parameter some are eligible, while others are not. Please contact us beforehand to assess whether your programme is eligible.
REQUIREMENTS FOR A SUCCESFUL APPLICATION:
Financial need We 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 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 specialisation in studies Prospective awardees are expected to show a strong interest in development related issues, which is supposed to be reflected in the choice of study fields, prior work experience, voluntary activities etc. 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.
The scholarship will contribute to exercise the right to education for those critical and intellectual young people who encounter poor conditions in their home countries. These aspects still apply more strongly to women. Regarding applications from equally qualified individuals, priority is given to female students.