If your parents live in Austria, they can be eligible for ‘family allowance’ (Familienbeihilfe) up to the students’ age of 24. In addition to this, international students from EU/EEA countries with a low family-income can apply for a study grant.
Within the university there are numerous possibilities for financial support during your studies. For example, funding may be awarded for outstanding academic achievements and there are some research scholarships available for academic projects.
You can apply for a merit-based scholarship if you meet the requirements specified by the relevant faculty.
These can be awarded, on application, to students with Austrian citizenship, EEA citizens as well as stateless persons and refugees (as defined in Section 4 of the Student Support Act (StudFG)) who are following an ordinary course at the University of Graz (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz) and have achieved outstanding academic results in accordance with the degree programme regulations.
further details of merit-based scholarships can be found on the webpages of the relevant faculty
- National support schemes for students
- Funding and scholarships
- Merit-based scholarships
The Welfare Office (Sozialreferat) of the students’ union at the University of Graz also offers help with financial questions.
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