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Government of Austria ITH Fully-Funded Master’s Scholarships 2024/2025: Apply Now!

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Introduction to the Government of Austria’s ITH Fully-funded Masters Scholarships 2024/2025 

Applications are now being accepted for the government of Autria’s ITH master’s scholarships. Students may attend ITH by private means or through scholarships given by the Austrian Development Cooperation.  The scholarships are open to students from all over the world. The scholarships cover all program fees and living expenses in Austria.

The Austrian Development Cooperation offers a limited number of scholarships every year. Please be aware that being offered a scholarship is not automatic and is very competitive.

The Austrian Development Cooperation, through the Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management, offers these master’s scholarships to applicants from priority countries as well as other developing countries. The Tourism School in Salzburg has an outstanding international reputation and a long tradition. They train future entrepreneurs and employees according to the needs of the international tourism and leisure industry.

Eligibility Criteria  

To apply for the Government of Austria ITH Fully-funded Masters Scholarships at ITH, the candidate must meet the following criteria:

  • Be between 18 and 35 years of age
  • Have a secondary school leaving certificate (high school diploma)
  • Have a minimum of one year‘s experience within the tourism and hospitality industry
  • Non-native English speakers must have an English qualification, e.g. TOEFL, Cambridge 1st Certificate, IELTS or equivalent

Note that successful candidates should be ambitious and open-minded with good organisational and time management skills.

Benefits of the Master’s Scholarships

Master’s Scholarships for Priority Countries include:

  • tuition fee
  • accommodation
  • flight tickets (from home country to Salzburg and back)
  • health insurance
  • food from Monday – Sunday
  • excursions (except field trip to ITB Berlin)
  • € 205.- pocket money per month

Not included in this scholarship are:

  • transfer from the Airport to the hostel and back to the Airport when leaving
  • visa fee: the visa fees have to be paid by the applicants. The entry visa is approximately €110, and the 8-month residence permit, which will be issued in Salzburg, costs approximately €120.

Master’s Scholarships for Developing Countries include:

  • tuition fee
  • health insurance
  • food from Monday – Friday
  • excursions (except field trip to ITB Berlin)
  • € 205.- pocket money per month

Not included in the scholarship are:

  • accommodation: accommodation costs have to be covered by students who are awarded this scholarship. It is €247 per month. (€ 1976, in total). The total accommodation fee of €1.976 has to be remitted in advance before the admission letter can be issued.
  • Flight ticket: Students who are on this scholarship have to cover their travel expenses from their countries to Salzburg and back.
  • visa fee: the visa fees have to be paid by the applicants. The entry visa is approximately €110, and the 8-month residence permit, which will be issued in Salzburg, costs approximately €120.

Eligible Countries

ADC Priority countries include: Ethiopia, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Bhutan, Palestinian Territories, Georgia, and Armenia

Other Developing countries include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep., Eritrea, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kenya, Korea, Dem. Rep., Kyrgyz Republic, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Zimbabwe, Bolivia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Congo, Rep., Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Arab Rep.,

El Salvador, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Kosovo, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Mauritania, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic,

Timor-Leste, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Rep., Zambia, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, Gabon, Grenada, Hungary, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, FYR, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands,

Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Palau, Panama, Peru, Romania, Serbia,  Seychelles, South Africa, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu and Venezuela

How to Apply 

To apply for the ITH’s (Institute for Human Sciences) master’s scholarships, you need to follow a certain procedure. Firstly, you can gather information about ITH from an Austrian consulate or embassy. Additionally, you can download the ITH application form from the institute’s official website or get it from Austrian embassies and consulates.

Once you have filled out the application form (link below), you must send it directly to the institute via postal mail before the submission deadline of March 31, 2024. After applying, you will receive an email confirmation that your application has been received. In May 2024, you will be informed about the result of your application. If you are awarded a scholarship, you will receive a letter of acceptance.

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