Apply for a scholarship to attend the European Forum Alpbach!

Scholarship applications until March 29, 2019

Alpbach Scholarship Programme – Become Part of Europe’s Festival of Ideas!

Every year, 700 students from about 80 nationalities participate as scholarship holders in the European Forum Alpbach. Join smart minds from around the world in a charming Alpine village, immersing yourself in an environment bursting with novel ideas, new ways of thinking and opportunities for making great contacts.

The Forum Alpbach is an interdisciplinary platform for science, politics, business and culture. Established in 1945, the annual European Forum Alpbach and our events throughout the year address the relevant socio-political questions of our time. With more than 900 speakers, 200 sessions, over 5000 people all around the globe, a lot of energy, one spirit!
For this year we invite you to examine the relationship between “Diversity and Resilience” together with a host of experts from the worlds of business, politics, culture and civil society. Immerse yourself in an international setting full of new ideas, mindsets, and contacts. Let us join forces to answer the great questions of today!
The forum annually provides 700 scholarships to young professionals around the world, to attend the forum from 16th of August to 2nd of September. We are also encouraging young passionate people from Iraq and Kurdistan to apply and win their scholarship, to an unforgettable, life changing event, in the heart of Europe.
The scholarship covers participation fees, accommodation, some pocket money and a Schengen visa.
General requirements:
1. Online application form *
2. Motivational statement (up to 3,000 characters)
3. Curriculum Vitae
4. Certificates and Transcripts “Letter of enrollment”

5. English Proficiency

*In case of not finding the name of your university, choose “Other University” and write in the name of your university.

The deadline for online application form is 31st of March, 2018.


Apply for a scholarship until March 29, 2019 (11:59 noon CET).