how to apply

Thank you very much for your application!
We will message you per e-mail until the end of April to inform you whether you’ve been selected for a scholarship or not.

The application period for a scholarship from IG Vienna spans from March 1 to 31.

Types of scholarships the IG Vienna offers:

1) Pioneer
(If you have not been to the Forum yet)

The Pioneer-Scholarship offers you the opportunity to discover the Forum and all it has to offer. IG Vienna organizes and pays for all travel arrangements from Vienna to Alpbach by train, provides for accommodation in the centre of Alpbach and covers all costs of participation. If you are planning on visiting the Forum for the very first time, look no further!

Requirements:

– Ties to Vienna (e.g.: Place of residence or study)

– Age limit: 30 or under on August 15, 2017 – and 35 or under for research associates

– Attendance throughout the whole Forum

Application: 

– Completed IG Vienna application form

– Essay (max. one page, in English of German) on the following quote:

“I’m still standing on the right side, but it’s the side of the ones who lose.”
– Elfriede Jelinek

– Concise answering of three questions in the online form:

Why did you visit the school you visited?
What was the last thing/event/situation/… you were sincerely impressed by?

What would you do again exactly like you did it and why? 

– CV without photo

– Most recent transcript of records from your university

Important criteria for us:

Social, cultural or political activities by our applicants are valued positively by us. Beyond this, we refer to our guiding principle of diversity which we try to both carry to Alpbach and hold high in the composition of the IG Vienna itself.

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2) Returner
(If you have been to the Forum before)

The Returner-Scholarship allows members of IG Vienna to return to the Forum. Only the participation fee is covered by the scholarship, all travel and accommodation costs have to be paid by the participant.

Requirements:

– Membership of the IG Vienna (at the latest on August 16, 2017)

– Having been awarded a scholarship by the EFA or an IG at least once but not more than thrice

– Age limit: 35 or under on August 15, 2017

– Please state your planned spanned of attendance in the online form

Application: 

– Completed IG Vienna application form

– Essay (max. one page, in English of German) on one quote we will present

– Concise answering of three questions in the online form

– CV without photo

– Most recent transcript of records from your university

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If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact Goran Maric: goran.maric (ät) ig-wien.at

More information on other clubs and IGs: Associate Members

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