The AAI Scholarship Programme is directed at students from developing countries at Universities in Austria and 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.
‣ Together with the other programmes it supports their concerns (struggle against poverty, resource conservation, peace-keeping etc.), the establishment and expansion of accordingly qualified personnel and the advancement of educational- and economic systems (capacity and institution development) with lasting effects.
The Afro-Asian Institute Graz invites application for scholarship programme which is co-financed with means from the Government of Styria, the City of Graz, church and private funds. This scholarship is available to the students of developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America who are interested in development policy and who have come to Austria on their own initiatives, in order to complete their education. Recipients of the scholarships are exempt from tuition fees. In addition to the scholarships, the AAI will also hand out general benefits (e.g. for learning aids, visa fees) and allowances for the costs of the university preparation programme to students in need from southern countries.
The AAI Scholarship Programme is directed at students from Africa, Asia and Latin America who are interested in development policy and who have come to Austria on their own initiatives, in order to complete their education.
‣ With their decision for studying abroad, the students have demonstrated a high degree of assertiveness, creativity and mobility.
‣ The scholarship will contribute to following up on the right of education also for those critical and intellectual young people who will find poor conditions in their home countries.
‣ These aspects will apply still more strongly to women. So scholarships will offer a chance making up for the ethnic, religious, social and regional discrimination and in individual cases, also for violations of human rights.
‣ Applications should be submitted by post.
You can download the application form for the scholarship here.
‣ Scholarship Application Due Date: Students can apply for the scholarships by using the application form between the middle of March till the end of May each year.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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