Graduation scholarship for gainfully employed students

The University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna has abolished the previous statutory provision for the tuition fee for working students, a graduation scholarship for student contributors.

Graduation scholarship for working students

The University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna, after the Constitutional Court has abrogated the previous law governing the tuition fees for gainfully employed students, is setting up a graduation scholarship for students who are entitled to study contributions.


Requirements Bachelor:

    At the time of application, at least two-thirds of the ECTS credits must have been earned, ie at least 120 ECTS for a Bachelor's degree program.
    At the time of application, a study activity of at least 8 ECTS must be proven in the semester preceding the application. Only (elective) compulsory courses including acknowledgments are considered; in the case of jointly established studies, these may also have been provided at the other educational institution.
    At the time of application, a taxable income above the de minimis limit of up to twice the de minimis limit must be demonstrated in the calendar year preceding the filing of the application. For 2017, an income between EUR 5,959.80 and EUR 11,919.60 must be taken into account. For 2018 an income between EUR 6,132.70 and EUR 12,265.40 must be proven.


Requirements Master:

    At the time of application, at least two-thirds of the ECTS credit points must have been obtained, ie at least 80 ECTS for a master's program. If all examinations have already been completed for the completion of a master's program, the (first) supervisor must confirm the progress of the master thesis thesis.
    At the time of application, a study activity of at least 8 ECTS must be proven in the semester preceding the application. Only (elective) compulsory courses including acknowledgments are considered; in the case of jointly established studies, these may also have been provided at the other educational institution.
    At the time of application, a taxable income above the de minimis limit of up to twice the de minimis limit must be demonstrated in the calendar year preceding the filing of the application. For 2017, an income between EUR 5,959.80 and EUR 11,919.60 must be taken into account. For 2018 an income between EUR 6,132.70 and EUR 12,265.40 must be proven.

 

Reference groups:

Applications are open to students who are self-employed and / or employed by the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences in regular studies.

having the nationality of an EU or EEA country or
those who are on the basis of an international treaty, such as the Austrian nationals
which fall under the groups of persons according to the group of persons regulations or
from third countries, which have another residence permit according to § 64 Settlement and Residence Act (NAG).

Extraordinary students and co-applicants from other educational institutions are not eligible to apply.


application:

Completed application form including the announcement of the preferred study for which the graduation scholarship is requested.
Proof of taxable income
In the case of dual study at several educational institutions, the scholarship can be studied at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences in Vienna.
For the application form, the registration forms for the mailing request available from the study services are to be submitted to a graduation scholarship (at) boku.ac.at. If there is any doubt as to the authenticity of the superior evidence, the submission of the original documents may be required.


Please note that all applications with the exact enclosures must be submitted by your student BOKU email address!


INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED!

IMPROVEMENT ORDERS WILL NOT BE ISSUED!

 

Amount of the scholarship:

EUR 400, - per semester


Duration of benefits:

The maximum subscription period is

    4 semesters for a six-semester bachelor program
    for a semester of four semesters, one semester

There is a semester-wise application. The application period runs in the winter semester from 1 October to 10 December and in the summer semester from 4 March to 10 May. Proof of study progress is the semester of the application.

Per semester, students may submit only one application for payment of the scholarship for a study program in which the non-contributory study period including the tolerance semester has been exceeded. In the case of double or multiple studies, a proper study program must be named in the application, in which the non-contributory period of study including the tolerance semester in the academic year 2018/19 acc. § 91 UG was exceeded. The chosen study program is to be used for the granting of the scholarship, as long as it is not completed.

The scholarship will be paid out after being recognized by the Rectorate, provided that the student is correctly registered for study by paying the student and student contributions and fulfills the other requirements mentioned above.


all information can be found in the regulation.