European Forum Alpbach Scholarship Program 2024

Conference Scholarship in Art and Humanities , in Culture , in Social Science
  • Austria, Austria
  • Apply Before : March 28, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 13091
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTSCEFROther
  • No. of Opportunity 350
  • Fields of study Art and Culture
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Duration 11 Days
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

European Forum Alpbach (EFA) offers over 350 scholarships for international applicants, from change-makers, students, and young professionals, who want to attend European Forum Alpbach (EFA) in Vienna, Austria. They will enjoy attending competency-based, scientific, and artistic seminars, participating in a high-level conference program, and social and cultural activities. Applicants from worldwide can apply for this opportunity to come to the event.

Background Information:

EFA is an interdisciplinary forum for science, politics, business, and culture. Founded in 1945, the yearly EFA and its events address socio-political questions and thoughts of our time.

The EFA event brings together international decision-makers from all sectors of society, including a passionate audience and committed youths. The Program aims to create a dialogue across generational, ideological, and other lines that distinguish us.

This scholarship program enables young people from worldwide to come to Alpbach and participate in the Forum. Hundreds of scholarship holders from many countries participate annually in the European Forum Alpbach.

Important Details

Application Deadline: 28 March 2024 (noon CEST)

Duration: 11 Days

Result Announcement: Mid-June 2024

Host Organization: European Forum Alpbach (EFA)

Location: Vienna, Austria

Eligible Countries: All

Gender: Male/Female

Scholarship Type: Partially Funded

Benefits of The European Forum Alpbach

A scholarship for participating at EFA will cover the following:

  • Participation fee
  • Applicants’ accommodation throughout the EFA24
  • EFA scholarship holders will receive a EUR 25 per day daily allowance.
  • Applicants who apply through Clubs within the Forum Alpbach Network (FAN) may receive reimbursement for travel costs or daily allowances (please refer to their respective websites).

Application Requirements

Applicants are welcome from all countries of the world apply but must meet the following requirements:

  • Applications are open to all citizens and nationalities with any disciplines
  • Priority goes to ethnic and religious minorities, disadvantaged socio-economic countries, artists and non-graduates, LGBTQIA, refugees, and people with disabilities.
  • The age limit is between 18 and 30 years old.
  • Commit to being present for at least 11 days of attendance (must include a week of the seminar).
  • Provide minimum level B2 of English language proficiency: TOEFL 72, IELTS 5.5, CPE or CAE 162, MUET 5
  • Confirmation from school, employer, or university professor stating level B2 or an equivalent.
  • Be a first-time scholarship holder of the EFA.

Note: Before applying for a scholarship, please thoroughly read the requirements.

Required Documents

Applicants should submit the following documents to apply for the European Forum Alpbach:

  • Motivation Statement
  • Updated CV
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Latest Diploma, transcript of records, or proof of employment

How to Apply?

Applicants can apply via the EFA’s application portal or one of the FAN’s alum clubs. If available, visit the 30 existing FAN Clubs near the resident city. Also, check out if they offer scholarships, and if yes, apply there. If the Club in the country of residence does not provide scholarships, or if there is no Club in the home country, then apply via the EFA.


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For further information about this Scholarship, please visit the EFA website or read the FAQs.

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