Scholarships

The Austrian Arbitration Association (ArbAut) grants one full scholarship for participation in the two week summer program of the Austrian Arbitration Academy.

The scholarship covers registration, tuition, teaching material, accommodation on campus (according to availability in a single or double room), full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and the offered culture and sport program.

The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need. In order to be considered for a scholarship, students must demonstrate their financial need by describing their financial situation and submitting related documents.

Scholarship Application Requirements

The application deadline for scholarship applications is February 28. Applications must have reached the office of the Sommerhochschule by this date.

The scholarships are granted for participation in the two week Austrian Arbitration Academy Summer Program.

Applicants have to be at least 18 years old and must have completed two years of law studies at college or university level before the beginning of the program.

Applicants must be in attendance for the whole period of the Austrian Arbitration Academy Summer Program, be able to take part in required number of classes, have an adequate command of the English language and be in good health. Students whose native language is not English must submit evidence of proficiency in English with their application.

Scholarship Application Procedure

The application deadline for scholarship applications is February 28. Application material must have reached the office of the Sommerhochschule by this date.

 

Application material must be sent to the following address (emailed applications cannot be accepted):
Innovationszentrum Universität Wien GmbH – Sommerhochschule
Campus of the University of Vienna
Alser Strasse 4/Hof 1/Tuer 1.16
1090 Vienna
Austria

Scholarship applicants accepted by the Sommerhochschule will be informed via email after April 30. It is advisable to check the email account on a regular basis after applying.

If you have been awarded a scholarship, you will be asked to accept the scholarship grant in writing by signing a form sent to you via email.

Scholarship Application Material

Students applying for a scholarship have to submit the same material as regular applicants. Please refer to the application material 1-4. Scholarship applicants do not have to submit a deposit.

In addition to the application material listed, scholarship applications have to submit documents demonstrating the applicant’s financial need.

 

The following documents are required:

1. Proof of the applicant’s monthly net income: Pay-slip(s) or income tax return(s) from the applicant, on which the monthly net income is made apparent. Pay-slips may not be older than 3 months. Income tax returns should be from the recent year.

 

2. Proof of the monthly net income of the applicant’s parents (if the applicant is under 30): Pay-slip(s) or income tax return(s) from the applicant’s parents, on which the monthly net income is made apparent. Pay-slips may not be older than 3 months. Income tax returns should be from the recent year. If the applicant is over 30 no proof of the parent’s income has to be provided.

 

3. Proof of the monthly net income of the applicant’s partner or spouse (if the applicant is living in the same household): Pay-slip(s) or income tax return(s) from the applicant’s partner, on which the monthly net income is made apparent. Pay-slips may not be older than 3 months. Income tax returns should be from the recent year. If the applicant is not living in the same household with the partner, no proof of the partner’s income has to be provided.

 

4. Proof of any other existing financial support (e.g. scholarship, state support): Documents stating the kind of support, the amount granted and the period for which it is granted.

 

Documents can be accompanied by an explanation if necessary. All supporting documents have to be submitted in English or German or with a certified translation into English or German.