Scholarships


There are several scholarship options for a semester or a year abroad at the University of New Orleans:


NEW ORLEANS JUBILÄUMSLEISTUNGS-STIPENDIEN

The scholarships are awarded to Innsbruck students in order to facilitate a study visit at the University of New Orleans.

Prerequisites:

  • EU citizens
  • Students of the University of Innsbruck, who applied for a place at the UNO and got it
  • Good academic results
  • Diversity of subjects
  • Financial situation

Amount:

Four scholarships amounting to Euro 2500.-  each can be awarded per semester (eight scholarships per year in total).

Duration of funding: 4 months for a semester, 8 months for two semesters

The scholarship is granted after the nomination by the Rector’s appointee.  

Application documents

  • Application form (here)
  • Curriculum vitae (with photo)
  • Letter of motivation (at least two pages, maximum font size 12Pt)
  • A complete transcript of records is required. Only complete transcripts are accepted (all grades must be included, even fails!)
  • Vorausbescheid (preliminary notice of recognition by the Study Dean)

All documents must be submitted in triplicate (original, copy, and PDF) to the Center New Orleans. The PDF can be sent via email  to the Center New Orleans: Center-New-Orleans@uibk.ac.at 

Application deadline

October 8, 2019 (Spring Semester 2020)

(Fall Semester 2020) TBA
 

 

Applications (original, copy) must be submitted to:
Center New Orleans
Herzog-Friedrich-Str. 3, 1. Stock
6020 Innsbruck 

 


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UNO-INNSBRUCK INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL STUDENT ASSISTANT POSITION

The UNO-Innsbruck International Summer School is UNO’s flagship program abroad, which has enrolled over 10,000 U.S. students since 1976. Every summer approximately 250 students from many U.S. institutions, and about 50 LFUI students, choose from among 40 courses in Business, Humanities and Science, exploring Innsbruck in their free time and travelling throughout Europe on weekends.

For the Academic Year 2019/20, the UNO-Innsbruck Summer School administration is offering a Student Assistant Position in its New Orleans office to a student of the University of Innsbruck.

 

Requirements:

  • Students of the University of Innsbruck (Bachelor, Master, Diploma and teacher training programs, but no doctoral students!)
  • Stay of two semesters at UNO (August-May)
  • Attending full-time courses at UNO (no research fellowship)
  • 20 hours of work per week in the UNO-Innsbruck International Summer School Office
  • Very good English language skills (both written and spoken)

 

Preference will be given to candidates who are also available to work for the UNO-Innsbruck International Summer School during the summer of 2020 in Innsbruck, for additional compensation.

 

Amount:

About $ 10,000 (paid in bi-weekly installments by UNO)

 

Job Description:

Assistance with student recruitment, enrollment and preparation processes as well as program implementation: application processing, answering phones and emails, assistance with office tasks and events, keeping marketing materials updated, assisting with social media marketing, and other tasks as needed; additionally helping faculty members select, arrange, and implement appropriate class field trips and guest lectures for their classes to be taught in Innsbruck.  In this and other tasks, there is a need for correspondence in German with organizations, businesses, and individuals in Innsbruck and its environs. 

 

Application documents (in English):

  • Cover letter
  • Letter of motivation
  • Curriculum vitae (with photo)
  • Academic record
  • Letter of recommendation

 

Application deadline for the academic year 2019-2020 (August 2019 until May 2020):

March 13, 2019

 

Applications (original, copy) must be submitted to:
Center New Orleans
Herzog-Friedrich-Str. 3, 1. Stock
6020 Innsbruck 

 

 


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CENTER AUSTRIA FELLOWSHIP

The Center Austria at the University of New Orleans annually awards a scholarship for students of the University of Innsbruck who would like to go to the UNO for two semesters. The fellowship is very well recieved and also enables you to work at the University of New Orleans.

Prerequisites:

  • Students of the University of Innsbruck (Bachelor, Master, Diploma and teacher training programs, but no doctoral students!)
  • Stay of two semesters at the UNO (August-May)
  • Attending courses at the UNO (no research fellowship)
  • 20 hours of work per week at the Center Austria (support of the Innsbruck students and co-organization of the Center Austria events)
  • Good computer skills

Amount:

about $ 10,000 (paid in installments by the UNO)

Application documents (in English):

  • Cover letter
  • Letter of motivation
  • Curriculum vitae (with photo)
  • Acadmic record
  • Possibly a letter of recommendation

Application deadline for the academic year 2019-2020 (August 2019 until May 2020):

March 13, 2019

 

Applications (original, copy) must be submitted to:
Center New Orleans
Herzog-Friedrich-Str. 3, 1. Stock
6020 Innsbruck 



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NICK MÜLLER FELLOWSHIP

Every year, the State of Tyrol and the City of Innsbruck award a scholarship in honor of Prof. Gordon "Nick" Müller, the founder of the UNO Innsbruck International Summer School and co-founder of the UNO Innsbruck University Partnership. Gordon "Nick" Müller also founded the Center Austria at the UNO in 1997. Today, he is Director of the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. The aim of the research fellowship is to enable Innsbruck or Tyrolean students to complete a research stay at the UNO.

Prerequisites:

  • Tyrolean
  • Student of the University of Innsbruck
  • Advanced studies
  • Working on diploma or master thesis or dissertation, ideally focusing on a research topic related to the USA
  • Stay of two semesters at the UNO (August-May)
  • 10 hours of work per week at the Center Austria
  • Written final report

Amount: 

€ 10,000

Application documents (in English):

  • Cover letter
  • Letter of motivation
  • Curriculum vitae (with photo)
  • Academic Record
  • 3 letters of recommendation and exposé of the research paper

Application deadline for the academic year 2019-2020 (August 2019 until May 2020):

February 27, 2019

 

Applications (original, copy) must be submitted to:
Center New Orleans
Herzog-Friedrich-Str. 3, 1. Stock
6020 Innsbruck 



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NEW ORLEANS DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

The Federal Ministry advertises this fellowship for study and research at the Center Austria of the University of New Orleans. This fellowship is awarded once a year. It commits to 20 hours of work per week at the Center (co-ordination and networking tasks, assisting with the publication of "Contemporary Austrian Studies" and preparation of the annual conference).

Prerequisites:

  • Diploma or Master studies completed at an Austrian university
  • Ongoing doctoral studies in history, American studies or Political Science at an Austrian university (preferably "American-Austrian / Central European Relations")
  • Excellent computer and English skills
  • The candidate may not be abroad to realize the intended study project at the time the fellowship is awarded and must have his / her residence in Austria during the academic year of application (ie no stays abroad of more than six months)

Further information

Amount: 

monthly amount of 1,500 euros (for 10 months)

Application: 

Online application: https://www.scholarships.at/default.aspx?CMSPage=50

 

 

Application deadline for the academic year 2019/20 (August 2019 – May 2020):

January 30, 2019

 


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MARSHALL PLAN SCHOLARSHIP

The extremely well-endowed Marshall Plan Scholarship of the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation aims at students of all technical sciences who are considering research in the USA for their master's / diploma or dissertation work. The minimum stay must be three months (maximum funding period is 5 months).

 

Duration:

3 - 5 months

Amount:

3,000 - 10,000 Euro

Deadlines:

Second Call, 2018/2019 Marshall Plan Scholarship Program: 
March - April, 2019, earliest date of studies is July, 2019

First Call, 2018/2019 Scholarship Program:
September 10 - November 2, 2018, earliest date of studies is January 30, 2019.

 

For further information please contact: Mag. Sandra Scherl from the International Relations Office (sandra.scherl@uibk.ac.at).


 


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Further support

 

The study allowance can also be obtained during a stay abroad. In addition, there are other support options:

 

Beihilfe für ein Auslandsstipendium (BAS)

 

Reisekostenzuschuss

 

In addition, students are advised to seek fellowships for their stay abroad (scholarship database, BAföG, federal states and municipalities, etc.):

Österreichische Datenbank für Stipendien und Forschungsförderung

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