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European Forum Alpbach Scholarship for students world wide 2024

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March 28, 2024
All Nationalities
Male, Female, Both

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European Forum Alpbach Scholarship for students worldwide 2024

Applications for the European Forum Alpbach Scholarship for students worldwide in 2024 are open to all nationals to study in Austria. Both males and females can study in Austria through this scholarship. It is a fully funded scholarship. The EFA (European Forum Alpbach). has offered this scholarship. The program dates for this scholarship is 17 to 30 August 2024.

Every year, hundreds of young talents from all around the world come to the annual event in the village of Alpbach. Students, young professionals, and changemakers attend scientific, competence-based, and artistic seminars, participate in a high-level conference program, and join social and cultural activities. The scholarship holders are the only participants who stay for the whole duration of the Forum. Both EFA itself as well as the Forum Alpbach Network (FAN) award around 350 scholarships to first-time participants. The two weeks in summer are a unique experience for this selected group of people, providing thought-provoking content as well as inspiring encounters with decision-makers and other generations of passionate Europeans.

The European Forum Alpbach scholarship program generates ideas and sparks action among its participants: One of our former scholarship holders describes it as “an outstanding opportunity for young minds to interact, discuss, build friendships and collaborations and promote positive changes in the future.”

Forum Alpbach Network: The time spent together at the EFA connects former scholarship holders for many years and across national borders: There are more than 30 alumni organizations in 21 different countries! They fund their scholarships, organize various events throughout the year, and support your stay at the European Forum Alpbach event.

Details about European Forum Alpbach Scholarship for students worldwide 2024

Country: Austria

Institution: EFA (European Forum Alpbach).

No of scholarships: 350

Program dates: 17 to 30 August 2024

Requirements of European Forum Alpbach Scholarship for students worldwide 2024

  • You have not received a scholarship from the European Forum Alpbach yet and therefore qualify as a first-time scholarship holder. If you attended the Forum virtually in 2020 or 2021, you may still apply.
  • The main language of the European Forum Alpbach is English. Therefore, fluent English language skills are required (English proficiency at a minimum level of B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference). You will be asked to provide supporting documents to prove your English proficiency (Q&A section).
  • You are between 18 and 30 years of age (or between 18 and 35 for citizens of the Global South)
  • All applicants must be available and ready to attend the European Forum Alpbach event for a minimum of eleven days, including the Seminar Days and the Europe in the World Days.

Benefits of European Forum Alpbach Scholarship for students worldwide 2024

  • Fully Funded Scholarship: The European Forum Alpbach (EFA) offers a comprehensive scholarship program covering all expenses, including the participation fee, for the entire duration of the program.
  • Accommodation Provided: Successful applicants are guaranteed accommodation throughout the duration of the EFA conference 2024, ensuring a comfortable stay during the event.
  • Daily Allowance: Participants are entitled to a daily allowance of EUR 25, providing financial support for incidental expenses during their attendance at the conference.
  • Travel Costs Reimbursement: Participants will have their travel costs reimbursed, alleviating the financial burden associated with attending the event, particularly for those traveling from distant locations.
  • Intellectual exchange: The forum facilitates interdisciplinary dialogue among participants from diverse fields, leading to innovative solutions to contemporary challenges.
  • Networking Opportunities: Attendees have the opportunity to establish international networks with fellow scholars and professionals, fostering collaboration and exchange of ideas beyond the confines of the conference.

Required documents

  • Language certificate (if English is not native).
  • Proof of English-speaking country affiliation.
  • Evidence of degree completion in English.
  • Passport copy (for native English speakers).
  • Confirmation of B2 level proficiency.
  • CV.
  • Transcript or diploma proof.

How to apply for European Forum Alpbach Austria

  • Online Application: Visit the official website of the European Forum Alpbach and access the online application portal. Ensure all information provided is accurate and complete.
  • FAN Club Application: Alternatively, applicants may apply via the FAN Club platform if available.
  • ROC Taiwan Residents: Residents of the Republic of China (Taiwan) should apply through the Lung Yintai Cultural Foundation, following their specific application process.
  • Careful Information Submission: Fill in all required fields with the utmost care, providing correct details as requested in the application form.
  • Document Upload: Upload the necessary documents as outlined in the application guidelines, including CV, language certificates, proof of degree completion, etc.
  • Complete Application: After filling in all required fields and uploading documents, submit the application through the online portal.
  • Review and Confirmation: Review the submitted application to ensure accuracy and completeness. Upon confirmation, await further communication regarding the application status.


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