You might be convinced that scholarships are just for students that perform above-average and you never tried to find a suitable scholarship which you could apply for. We present you the most unusual scholarships in Austria to proof you that everybody can find financial aid:
1. Johann Wilhelm Ritter von Mannagetta Foundation – Scholarships of the Johann Wilhelm Ritter von Mannagetta Foundation
The Johann Wilhelm Ritter von Mannagetta Foundation offers bursaries for male Austrian students who are members of the Catholic Church and whose parents are not residing in Vienna. The sum awarded will be up to €2,500 per year.
This award will be given to academic and research works whose subject matter deals with a topic previously set by the Chamber of Workers and Employees for Upper Austria. Winners will be awarded a prize of €3,000.
3. Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria – Scholarship for Undergraduates, Graduates and Postgraduates
Master and PhD Students who are descendants of forced labourers or who live in states that have suffered from the Nazi regime, especially from the recruitment of forced labourers will be awarded with research scholarships.
4. Eduard-Wallnöfer-Institute of Industry of Tyrol – Scholarship of the Eduard-Wallnöfer-Institute of Industry of Tyrol
The purpose of the grants that are worth up to €5,000 is to support research and study projects which can be of interest to the province of Tyrol because of their contribution to the social, cultural or economic development of the province. Applicants must be citizens of Austria or Italy and permanent residents of Tyrol or South Tyrol.
5. Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research – Gabriele Possanner Promotion Award Promoting Gender Democracy
The Gabriele Possanner Promotion Award that is worth €3,000 has the purpose to promote gender democracy and will be given to students whose individual academic work makes a contribution to the implementation of gender democracy.