2014-2015 Fulbright Master’s Scholarship for Austrian Citizens in USA

Fulbright scholarshipThe Fulbright scholarship is available for Austrians citizens to study in USA. It is funded by the BMWF. The scholarship is awarded to study master courses which are at accredited US institutions except professional degrees which include MBA and cognate programs, LLM programs, Human and Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy. The scholarship will cover study and living cost up to $ 25,000 for one-year programs or up to $ 12,500 per year for two-year programs and also provided travel grants of Euro 800. The applications are to be submitted online by 1st May 2013 for the 2014-2015 academic year. Applicants who do not live in Austria but have Austrian citizenship can also apply.

Study Subject(s): Courses offered by the university except professional degrees which includes:Business and Management (MBA and cognate programs),LLM programs,Human and veterinary medicine and pharmacy, are not supported by the Fulbright Program.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing Master’s degree.
Scholarship Provider: BMWF and J. William Fulbright Scholarship Board.
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: Austrian citizenship (dual citizenship / inside [Austria-USA] may occur because of program policies are not included in the program.)
-Candidate/inside must have completed a first degree at an accredited university or college, or the time of application are nearing graduation.
-Bachelor Studies: Graduated by 1 September 2013.
-Diploma Studies: Graduated by 1 May 2014.
-Scholarships for university places cannot, for the candidates who have applied / inside outside the Fulbright Program, or ongoing studies will be awarded.
-Candidate / inside who are qualified on the basis of your previous academic and professional services to apply for a Fulbright Scholarship for scientists / inside are excluded from applying for the Fulbright Scholarship.
-Candidate / inside that had been a Fulbright Scholarship for students, a scholarship for postgraduate BMWF area (excluding internships), a Schrödinger (FWF), APART or DOC scholarship (AAS), are eligible for application. Simultaneous award of the above scholarships in conjunction with a Fulbright scholarship is not possible.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students with Austrian citizenship can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: Austrians / inside, seeking a master’s degree in the United States are invited to apply for a Fulbright Scholarship for the academic year 2014-2015. The first degree must be completed either, or candidate / inside must be just before graduation. Baccalaureate studies degree by 1 September 2013 and Diploma studies: 1 degree no later than May 2014. All accredited U.S. universities that offer master’s programs are possible. All master programs other than those listed on the website programs in business, law and medicine are possible. The test scores must electronically by the testing organization to the Institute of International Education (IIE) with code 2326 (TOEFL + GRE) AND the Fulbright Commission (TOEFL code: 7517; GRE code: 4800) is sent.

What does it cover? Study costs and cost of living allowance of up to $ 25,000 for one-year programs, or up to $ 12,500 per year for two-year programs, travel grant of Euro 800 and paying the cost of a health and accident insurance.

Selection Criteria:
-Previous scientific, artistic, social or political commitment
-Good academic performance (U.S. institutions considered in the admission grade point averages)
-Professional qualifications with regard to the creation of the study project.
-Career plans and planning
-Personal achievements and interests
-Justification of the study project
-English language skills and communication skills
-Submission of test results as required for admission to a U.S. university standardized tests.
-The GRE must generally be filed by all candidates / inside. Exception: If all researched programs at U.S. universities require no GRE (as usual at Arts programs) may, one of the candidates TOEFL result will be submitted as a substitute.
-Test scores must be from the testing organization directly to the Fulbright Commission (TOEFL code: 7517; GRE code: 4800): AND officially forwarded to the Institute of International Education in New York (2326 code for TOEFL and GRE).

Notification: Announcement of the candidate / internal selection late June / early July 2013.

How to Apply: You will have to submit your application online

Scholarship Application Deadline: The closing date for the 2014-2015 academic year is 1st May 2013.

Further Scholarship Information and Application