Dr. Erich Ciesciutti Scholarship in Austria

by Matthew

The Dr. Erich Ciesciutti Scholarship is offered by the Dr. Erich Ciesciutti Foundation. The foundation’s main purpose is to support students who are particularly deserving of support.

Applicants for a bachelor’s degree at the University of Klagenfurt who have spent some of their lives in residential child and youth care or foster care and are making or have made the transition from there to leading an independent life. The program supports students studying for a bachelor’s degree with a monthly grant of € 600 for an initial maximum period of 12 months.

The University of Klagenfurt is a prestigious institution in Austria that offers a comprehensive syllabus, an enabling academic environment, and quality in research and teaching. The university’s objective is to support its researchers in gaining visibility and recognition for their research worldwide, with a particular emphasis on young researchers

Application Deadline: 10 July 2024

Brief Description
University or Organization: University of Klagenfurt
Department: NA
Course Level: Bachelor’s degree
Award: € 600 per month for up to 12 months
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: NA
Nationality: Austrian citizens, citizens of an EEA member state, third-country nationals with permanent residence in Austria, or refugees
The award can be taken in: Austria

Eligible Countries: Austria, EEA member states, refugees
Acceptable Course or Subjects: Any subject offered by the University of Klagenfurt
Admissible Criteria:
Affiliation to one of the defined groups: students from residential child and youth care or foster care, or students with physical disabilities
Fulfillment of formal requirements for admission to a Bachelor’s degree program at the University of Klagenfurt
Age requirement: Under 30 years old at the beginning of the Bachelor’s degree program
Citizenship and residency requirements as outlined.

How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit the following documents:

Matura certificate or equivalent school-leaving certificate
Letter of motivation (minimum 2 DIN A4 pages)
Optional: Interview (in-person or online) for further questions
For students with physical disabilities: Disability certificate indicating at least 50% disability.
Please submit your complete set of application documents to: ec-stip [at] aau [dot] at
The scholarship provides a monthly grant of € 600 for up to 12 months.
Payments begin in either October or March, depending on the program’s start date.
Continuation of the scholarship is contingent upon meeting academic performance requirements.

Application deadline: May 1 to July 10, 2024, for the winter semester 2024/25 and summer semester 2025.
Application submission: ec-stip [at] aau [dot] at

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