AAI One-World Scholarship Programme 2020/2021 for Students from Developing Countries: Afro-Asian Institute Salzburg (AAI) Calls for Applications from Eligible Students from Africa, Asia and Latin America for the 2020/2021 One World Scholarship Programme.
Deadline: 31st July, 2020. See Eligibility,
Benefits, Requirements, Grants, Application Guidelines and Procedure.
With their decision to study abroad, the students have demonstrated a
high degree of assertiveness, creativity and mobility. Prospective
awardees are required to focus on questions related to development in
their studies and research.
The One-World Scholarship Programme is
directed at students from developing countries at universities in
Salzburg or Tyrol. It is meant to contribute to the peaceful coexistence
of people from different countries of origin by enhancing equal
opportunities, dialogue, intercultural know-how and partnership.
During their studies in Austria they acquire skills and competencies which can contribute to the economic, social, ecological and cultural development in their countries or regions of origin. As highly skilled professionals and leaders they can induce a positive change.
- nationality of a non-European developing country (country list)
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
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”
One World Scholarship Programme supports Master and PhD students at
public universities or universities of applied sciences in the regions
of Salzburg and Tyrol with a partial scholarship. Students at Master
level receive 500 € per month, at PhD level 550 € during the semester.
maximum duration is the prescribed duration of the curriculum plus one
semester. The OWS is conceived as a comprehensive programme, which
comprises scholarships and special study expenses, extracurricular
training, and follow-up contacts.
- 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 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
- 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
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.
How to Apply.
- Please send your complete application documents to email@example.com by E-Mail or by using a free data transfer (wetransfer)
- After your application has been reviewed, you will be invited for an online-interview (via skype, zoom or webex)
- The decision is taken by the scholarship committee in mid August. You will be informed about the decision shortly after.
31st July, 2020.