How to Get a Scholarship

Montanuniversität Leoben does not offer scholarships for degree programs. However, there are numerous ways how financial help can be accessed.

In this section, you will find a short list of scholarships that may be relevant to you. Don´t hesitate to apply; some scholarships are not utilized to the full potential due to the marginal number of applicants.

OeAD: Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education & Research is Austria’s biggest online database for scholarships and research grants for all academic areas. Financial support options for students, graduates and researchers range from grants and scholarships, allowances and prizes to extensive national, European and international research support programs.

OMV Scholarships

OMV Group - Austria’s largest industrial company, offers numerous ways to get financial aid for studies in Austria.

State Scholarships

  • The scholarships funded by the State of Austria are not determined just by the awarding of the “Studienbeihilfe.” They also offer financial aid for students who study abroad. There is also a wide variety of other funds available to you.
  • Students who have been employed long term (at least three years) have the possibility to apply for the “Selbsterhalterstipendium.”
  • Students who worked long term before and gave up their work for their studies can apply for the “ESF-Studienabschluss-Stipendium.”
  • For students with children, there are also many kinds of financial aid offered. One example is the “ESF-Kinderbetreuungskostenzuschuss.”

Scholarships funded by industries

For talented students of the Montanuniversität Leoben, there are many merit-based scholarships funded by industrial partners and university sponsors.

Scholarships from the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Scholarships from the Austrian Science Fund 

Furthermore, you will find more prizes for students on

Merit Scholarships for students at the Montanuniversität


Where can I find information about Scholarships?

Please consult Apply > Future Students > How to Get a Scholarship?.

Should I expect to attend an interview to get a scholarship?

This depends on the scholarship.

Who gets such a scholarship? How much do I get? Could I be forced to pay it back?

This depends on the scholarship.

What are the methods of assessment?

This depends on the scholarship.