Working Grants

Applications are to be addressed to the Senate of the Vienna University of Applied Arts.
(October 1, 2022 - September 30, 2023)

Applications are to be addressed to the Senate of the Vienna University of Applied Arts

The working grants, which are provided annually by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research at the suggestion of the Senate, furnish two graduates of the Vienna University of Applied Arts  from the summer semester 2021 or the winter semester 2021/22 with the appropriate qualifications, with a 12-month grant amounting to € 650 per month.
The submission must be made electronically.

The following requirements also apply:

  • •    Austrian citizenship (copy) or citizenship of EU/EWR, Switzerland, also equated third-country-nationals or stateless (§ 4 Abs 1 StudFG)
  • •    The completion of a diploma or a master’s program with honours (copy)
  • •    Age limit: 35 years
  • •    Well-founded special study plans or a study-related project in Austria or another country as preparation for an artistic career, or freelance artistic activity, lockable within 12 month (no master or doctoral program)
  • •    A concrete working concept with a schedule list of costs including financial plan and details of various income of other subsidies (the scope of "geringfügige Beschäftigung" must not be exceeded)
  • •    Samples of work (A4 format maximum)
  • •    Letter of recommendation from the degree tutor
  • •    Curriculum vitae
  • •    Information concerning a bank account / IBAN, BIC
  • •    Written commitment of support from abroad for the project or study projects
  • •    Residence registration

Closing date for applications: April 22, 2022 – 12 o'clock
The granting of scholarships is made by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.

Contact and submission of applications to:
Martina Jäger
Office of the Dean of Studies

T: +43-1-71133-2042
E: buero.studiendekan@uni-ak.ac.at

Incomplete applications can not be considered.
It is not possible to submit missing documents after the deadline.