2016 Austrian Development Cooperation ITH Scholarships for Developing Countries


The Austrian Development Cooperation offers two types of scholarships: scholarship for ADC’s priority countries and scholarship for other developing countries on a competitive basis. 30 scholarships are available for diploma in Hospitality Management or Tourism Management.

Limited number of competitive scholarships are offered every year by the Austrian Development Cooperation

The Tourism Schools Salzburg are vocational schools with an outstanding international reputation and a long tradition. They train future entrepreneurs and employees according to the needs of the international tourism and leisure industry.

An internationally recognized certificate proving the knowledge of English (TOEFL, Cambridge or equivalent) is required.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for diploma programmes.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Hospitality Management or Tourism Management.

Scholarship Award: The Austrian Development Cooperation offers about 30 scholarships – Scholarship for ADC Priority Countries – limited to applicants from priority countries: Includes tuition fee, health insurance, accommodation, travel costs, meals from Monday – Sunday plus pocket money of approx: € 205 per month.
Scholarship for Developing Countries: Includes tuition fee, health insurance, meals from Monday – Friday plus pocket money of approx: € 205 per month.
Not included: transportation costs, accommodation (€ 1976), meals during the weekends and holidays

Scholarship can be taken at: Austria

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following guidelines:
-Minimum 1 year (including probation) of continuous and satisfactory service with the nominating agency at the time of application;
-Completed at least Class XII or equivalent;

Nationality: Scholarships are open for ADC’s priority countries and other developing countries.

List of Countries:
ADC’s priority countries: Ethiopia, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Bhutan, Palestinian Territories, Georgia and Armenia
Other developing countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep., Eritrea, Gambia, The, Guinea, Guinea-Bisau, Haiti, Kenya, Korea, Dem Rep., Kyrgyz Republic, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Zimbabwe, Bolivia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Congo, Rep., Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Kosovo, Lao PDR, Lesotho, Mauritania, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Timor-Leste, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Yemen, Rep., Zambia, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, Gabon, Grenada, Hungry, Iran, Islamic Rep., Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Macedonia, FYR, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Palau, Panama, Peru, Romania, Serbia,  Seychelles, South Africa, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu and Venezuela

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: -GCE-A’ Levels or equivalent, which enables enrollment at a university
-At least 1 year experience in the hotel or tourism industry
-All courses are conducted in English language, so an excellent command of English is absolutely necessary. An internationally recognized certificate proving the knowledge of English (TOEFL, Cambridge or equivalent) is required. If the student’s English language skills are not sufficient the Institute may decide whether he/she has to participate in extra English language course in Austria at his/her own expenses.
-Age limit for scholarship applicant: 35 years

English Language Requirement: An internationally recognized certificate proving the knowledge of English (TOEFL, Cambridge or equivalent) is required.

Supporting Material: Please make sure that all documents are translated into English
-Copies of academic certificates – school (GCE-A’ Level), diploma, degree, etc.
-Transcripts of your diploma, degree, etc
-Other certificates – vocational training, etc.
-Curriculum vitae or Resume
-Recommendation letter (from your present work)
-Birth certificate
-Copy of passport.
-Certificate proving knowledge of English (TOEFL, Cambridge or equivalent).
-Essay 1 – Why are you applying for this course?
-Essay 2 – Give a short outline of touristic problems of your country or the problems connected to your present responsibilities in the field of tourism or hotel management.
-Future Plan – Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years? Where would you like to be? Which position do you expect to hold and how do you intend to pull your plan through?
-Note: Maximum one page per essay.
-Age limit for scholarship application: 35 years
-All documents if not in English, must be translated and be submitted in English language

How to Apply: Application must be sent directly to the institute by May 1st, 2016.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Deadline for the submission of application form is May 1st of each year.

Scholarship Link

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