SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY GRANTS for SOUTH EAST ASIA
Scholarships of the
Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research
administrated by ASEA-UNINET
ASEA-UNINET Member Countries in Asia for
Ph.D. and post-doc grants
Cambodia and Laos for on-place Master Grants
Conditions of the grants :
grants: € 11.280.-
per year for accommodation, insurance, living costs
for a maximum of three years.
plus travel assistance of up to € 900.- per year (average, depends on country)
This amount is only sufficient for the living costs of 1 person. For every accompanying family member € 5.000.- have to be provided by the scholarship recipient from own resources in order to obatin residence permit for this person.
Scholarship holders will be exempted from tuition fees in Austria
grants:€ 1.100 -
1.200.- per month for accommodation, insurance, living costs
for a maximum of 12 months.
in some cases travel assistance of up to € 900.- once (average, depends on country)
3. on-place grants: ~ € 1.800.- per year
Scholarship holders 1) and 2) can
occasionally spend some weeks with Austrian enterprises working
in their field in order to familiarise themselves with practical
and industrial aspects of their discipline. They will have to
report their progress, in particular their research results and
publications every 6 months.
Eligible Fields of Study / Research:
are accepted for all fields of natural sciences and
for economics and medicine (technology related), and 1 post-doc grant for Music.
National ASEA-UNINET Co-ordinator of the home country,
whose name and address is found on the ASEA-UNINET homepage
Qualification of Applicants:
Master degree for Ph.D. applicants, age maximum 30 years, good command of spoken and written English or German
Doctor degree for post-doc applicants, age maximum 35 years, good command of spoken and written English or German
Bachelor (S1) degree for on-place applicants, age maximum 25 years, fair command of spoken and written English or German, eligible for S2 programme recognized in Thailand.
Scholarship applicants can be either
University staff (public and private universities) or
persons proposed by these institutions
For on-place scholarships, any University graduate proposed by his/her academic institution is eligible, provided his/her research proposal for the S2 thesis fits into the field criteria above.
Statement of acceptance by an Austrian university professor acting as host and supervisor, for Ph.D. and post-doc grants
Statement of acceptance for S2 studies by a Thai university for on-place grants.
Selection of Candidates:
Candidates are selected by an International Committee of experts of ASEA-UNINET in the country of origin according to the following criteria.
1. Linguistic Competence
2. Professional Competence: adequate presentation of project
3. Feasiblity of project at an Austrian university
4. Importance of project for one of the ASEA-UNINET Focus Areas
December 31 of each calendar year
The final selection of candidates will be made following an interview procedure carried out by a joint committee of professors /scientists from Austria and the country of the applicant, usually in February of each year.
The scholarship programme will be administrated by ASEA-UNINET in co-operation with the Austrian Academic Exchange Service (OAD), and in co-operation with the Ministry for University Affairs in Thailand and the Department for Higher Education (DIKTI) of the Ministry for Education and Culture of Indonesia.