External Scholarships

There are various external funding opportunities available to students. Below you will find a list of useful links, which is by no means exclusive. Please make sure you check the eligibility criteria for each fund or scholarship.

Financial Support Options in Austria

There are different financial support options depending on your country of origin and your academic level. For options, please check the following link: https://oead.at/en/to-austria/grants-and-scholarships/

Federal Student Aid

For federal student aid in Austria, please visit: https://www.stipendium.at/english-information/

Lower Austria Grant Foundations

The Lower Austria Grant Foundations are offering grants and scholarships from 6 foundations for students born in the state of Niederösterreich. For more information on the different grants and scholarships as well as the application forms, please click here.

Other Scholarships

There are several scholarships available for international and Austrian students. Here is a useful link to find the top 5 unusual scholarships in Austria: http://www.european-funding-guide.eu/articles/scholarships/top-5-unusual...

Austrian Database

You can find Austria’s most comprehensive database for scholarships and research funding by visiting: https://grants.at/

Further Financial Aid Opportunities

International Education Financial Aid

For a comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs and other information please visit: www.iefa.org

Marie Curie Fellowship

For detailed information please visit: http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/index_en.htm

Rotary Scholarship

For detailed information please visit: https://www.rotary.org

Government and Federal Aid Options

Scholarships for German students

For details please visit: https://www.sdw.org/das-bieten-wir/studierende-berufstaetige/studienfoerderwerk-klaus-murmann/ueberblick.html

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

For detailed information please visit: http://www.daad.de/en/index.html

Swedish Fund (CSN) 

For detailed information please visit: http://www.csn.se/

Norwegian Lånekassen

Available for Norwegian citizen or passport holders. It is based on loans.

For details, please check the following web-sites:

Financial aid for Belgian students: Bourses d’Études

Eligibility depends on which language speaking community one belongs to. Please check the following link to find out eligibility and award:


Financial aid from the French Government: Bourse sur Critieres Sociaux

Please see the following links for specific requirements and regulations:

Financial assistance from the Dutch Government

For details please visit: https://duo.nl/particulier/student-finance/index.jsp

Financial aid from the Portugal Government

For terms and conditions please visit: https://www.dges.gov.pt/pt

Financial Aid opportunity for Indian students

For eligibility criteria please check the following page: https://www.education-future.org/