The degree completion scholarship pays 500 euros per semester and student.
Maximum period of entitlement:
Following degree students studying at TU Graz are entitled to apply for the Scholarship:
The scholarship can be applied for every semester as follows:
Application period winter semester: 1 October to 10 December
Application period summer semester: 1 March to 10 May
Fill in the application form and send it together with a proof of income and the residential registration (
Meldezettel) to TU Graz Registrar's Office within the above application periods: Application form (in German). You have to submit the form in person, by post or by email (only with digital signature: Mobile Phone Signature (Handy-Signatur) or Austrian Citizen Card (Bürgerkarte)).
Please note that any supplements must be submitted no later than 14 days upon written request. Incomplete applications or applications with missing documents will not be taken into consideration for the scholarship after the application period has ended. Applications for payment of the scholarship may only be made once per semester and student and for one degree programme.
Applicants will be notified by the TU Graz Registrar's Office that their application has been dealt with.
Applicants are required to submit proof of a gross income above the so-called marginal earnings threshold up to the twofold sum of the marginal earnings threshold in the calendar year preceding the date of application. Accordingly, the income limits are:
Required proof of income (for the calendar year preceding the date of application):
* A click on "employer" in FinanzOnline leads to the detailed view.
Applicants need to supply proof of the following study-related achievements:
In addition, applicants are required to have earned a minimum of 8 ECTS points in the semester preceding the date of application. Only compulsory (elective) courses incl. recognition of examinations (examination date within the respective semester) will be taken into account; if joint degree programmes were selected (NAWI Graz, Electrical Engineering and Audio Engineering, Teacher Training Programme), these can also have been achieved at the relevant partner university. For diploma programmes, master's programmes or doctoral programmes, applicants are required to have their first or second supervisor confirm the progress made with their diploma, master's or doctoral thesis.
The scholarship is paid out during the current semester, providing that the student is registered for the degree programme (valid registration through payment of tuition fee). Students receiving the scholarship who do not have a legal relationship with TU Graz are solely responsible for any tax-related matters that may arise in relation to the scholarship.