Merit-based and support grants

Updated: 05 November 2018

Merit-based grants serve as recognition of outstanding achievements and relate to the study performance of the preceding academic year. Relevant examination period for Autumn 2019: 01/10/2018 - 30/09/2019 (= exams with examination date 01/10/2018 - 30/09/2019).

Minimum number of completed ECTS-credits: 55. Grade point average may be no less than 2.0!

Recognitions and pedagogical courses within the Art Education programme of external universities with grades from 1 to 5 must have been completed during the mentioned period. Full-time students may apply for such grants from their third semester onwards. For multiple study majors all test scores from the University of Applied Arts Vienna shall be considered as far as the duration of studies have been completed within the stipulated period.

A merit-based grant may not be less than the amount of EUR 750 and not exceed EUR 1,500.

Funds provided through the "Allgemeine Hochschulstipendienstiftung der Universität Wien":
The application happens as part of the submission to the merit-based grant.

 

From winter semester 2015/16 on:

Application ranking will take place for each study area on the basis of ECTS-credits completed by the students and the achieved grade point average. Based on available funds and completed ECTS-credits at least one student of each study area will be selected. Further application ranking is independent from the study area. Applications of PhD students or students of individual bachelor-, master- or diploma programmes will be selected on the basis of actual credits and the process of study through the Commission of Merit-Based and Support Grants. Funds are provided through the Federel Ministry of Science, Research and Economy.

The application ranking must be made public and therefore, will be published on the german version of this page. Applicants will be informed concerning approval or rejection by e-mail to the address provided in our database. Please check your e-mail address on our service-site: http://service.uni-ak.ac.at/

The grant is subject to the budgetary funds provided through the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW).

There is no legal claim for approval.

The application deadline for Autumn 2018 is over - the deadline was 05 November 2018, 12:00 noon. Applications no longer accepted! An application in summer semester is generally not possible. The next application deadline is in Autumn 2019.


Requirements

  • Submission of an application with certificate of registration (= Meldezettel). The next deadline will be announced in the beginning of the winter semester 2019. If the certificate of registration is in a foreign language, a German or English translation must be submitted.
  • Austrian citizenship, EEA citizenship, or the equivalent pursuant to § 4 StudFG. Students from the Switzerland have to provide a registration certificate (= Anmeldebescheinigung für EWR-BürgerInnen und SchweizerInnen).
  • Outstanding study performance (grade point average may be no less than 2.0) Minimum number of ECTS-credits: 55. Credits of courses with the assessment "participation with success" will be disregarded. Grading system for studies with three-part grading scale (A, B, C): pass with distinction (A) = excellent (1), pass (B) = satisfactory (3), insufficient (C) = insufficient (5). Art Education students: Test scores from both subject majors are considered.
  • The study, or the study phase, must have been completed within the stipulated period (legally prescribed study period plus one tolerance semester) taking into account any important reasons pursuant to § 19 StudFG.
  • In the case of Art Education courses (diploma courses), the application must be made to the university, which is first on the list of selected study combinations.

Application forms and written information are available at  the Office of Student and Academic Affairs (Ms Reiss) as soon as the new application deadline is announced. Grant applications must be submitted in full and on time according to the respective closing date. Incomplete or overdue applications cannot be considered.
Updated: 05 November 2018


Support grants serve the furtherance of the scientific or artistic work of full-time students. For one academic year, a support grant may not amount to less than EUR 750 or more than EUR 3,600. Applicants will be informed concerning approval or rejection by e-mail to the address provided in our database. Please check your e-mail address on our service-site: http://service.uni-ak.ac.at/

There is no legal claim for approval.

The application deadline for Autumn 2018 is over - the deadline was 05 November 2018, 12:00 noon. Applications no longer accepted! The next application deadline is in Spring 2019.


Requirements

  • Submission of an application with certificate of registration (= Meldezettel). The next deadline will be announced in Spring 2019. If the certificate of registration is in a foreign language, a German or English translation must be submitted.
  • Austrian citizenship, EEA citizenship or the equivalent pursuant to § 4 StudFG. Students from the Switzerland have to provide a registration certificate (= Anmeldebescheinigung für EWR-BürgerInnen und SchweizerInnen).
  • Outstanding study performance (at least two full-time semesters at the university). Therefore, a submission starting with the 3rd semester is recommendable; except from it are applications of the master programme TransArts, if the bachelor programme TransArts was completed within the prescribed study period plus one tolerance semester at the "Angewandte".
  • A description of the future, or current project (in German language) with a list of costs/financing plan for the artistic or scientific project plus work samples.
  • At least one expertise from a university professor concerning the costs and whether the work is likely to be completed with above-average success.
  • The study, or the study phase, must have been completed within the stipulated period (legally prescribed study period plus one tolerance semester).
  • Following the completion of the funded work, a precise report (with invoices and working documentation) is to be presented.
  • In the case of Art Education courses (diploma courses), the application must be made to the university, which is first on the list of selected study combinations.

Grant applications must be submitted in full and on time according to the respective closing date. Incomplete or overdue applications cannot be considered. Application forms are available at the Office of Student and Academic Affairs as soon as the new application deadline is announced.