Marshall Plan Scholarship

The Marshall Plan Scholarship supports the academic exchange between Austria and the U.S. and offers scholarships of € 4.000 to up to € 10.000 to Austrian and American students for a research stay of at least three months.

The scholarship has a focus on universities of applied sciences and technical universities ("Fachhochschulen und Technische Universitäten") and a precondition for the application is a research done in relation to technical sciences as well as an exceptional student performance.


Please note: the research period must be at least 3 months to max. 12 months.

Please be advised that the second call for the Marshall Plan Scholarship Programm for the academic year 2018/19 will be held from March 4 to April 26, 2019. Earliest day of study is July 29, 2019.

The first call for the Marshall Plan Scholarship Program for the academic year 2019/20 will be held from September 9 until November 3, 2019. Earliest day of study according to this call is January 31, 2020.

The application process takes place in consultation with the international departmental coordinator of the respective Degree Programme. Contact person in the international office is Mrs. Annette Schatzmann ( or

Please note: Research period must be at least 3 months to max. 12 months

Application deadline:

  1. Call: October 8th 2021 - earliest start January 31st, 2022
  2. Call: approximately April 2022
    (the deadline was postponed from April 30th to May 18th due to the COVID-19 situation)

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