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Joint Study Scholarship

    The Joint Study Scholarship is awarded by the Austrian government and is available only to UNO degree seeking students that participate in the AYA program for not less than two semesters. Two awards will be granted per year. Each recipient of the Joint Study Scholarship will be awarded €350 per month to cover costs incurred while studying in Innsbruck.

UNO students applying for the scholarship will need to submit the following to be considered for the scholarship.

1) Application for an Austrian Scholarship - Pick up a copy in ED 115 - Must be an original.
2) Copy of your High School Diploma
3) Official or Unofficial UNO Transcript
4) Your current resumé
5) 2 Passport size photos

Please return all documents to the UNO-Innsbruck AYA Program in ED 115.

If you have any comments or questions about this scholarship, please do not hesitate to contact us:
aya@uno.edu or at 504.280.7116.

Ambassador Awards

The University of New Orleans and the Division of International Education believe strongly that an international educational experience should be made available to as many qualified students as possible. To this end, a limited number of financial awards for study abroad, "Ambassador Awards," will be made available to UNO students who exhibit high academic achievement, whose academic plans would benefit most from this experience, and who demonstrate financial need.

For more information and the online application, please click here.

Marshall Plan Scholarship from the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation

Are you earning a degree in Science, Engineering or Education? You could be the next UNO student to receive the prestigious and generous Marshall Plan Scholarship to study in Innsbruck, Austria!

If you are studying for a degree in one of the approved fields below, you are eligible to apply for a grant of up to 10,000 Euro (approx. $14,000) to study in Innsbruck, Austria, on UNO’s Academic Year Abroad (AYA) program.  AYA students can earn full-time credit hours in courses taught at the University of Innsbruck.  All Marshall Plan Scholarship applicants will be required to propose a research project of their choosing and must work under the direction of faculty members at UNO and in Innsbruck. No knowledge of German is required. Financial aid and additional awards may also apply.  (All majors may apply to study on Academic Year Abroad, but only the majors listed below may also apply for a Marshall Plan Scholarship.) To learn more about the Marshall Plan Scholarship, contact Irene Ziegler at 280-7318 or iziegler@uno.edu

Bachelor of Science

Biological Sciences
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Master of Science

Applied Physics
Biological Sciences
Computer Science
Engineering Science
Environmental Engineering
Earth and Environmental Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy

Conservation Biology
Engineering and Applied Science

Pre-professional Programs

Veterinary Medicine

SG Awards

The Student Government (SG) International Study Abroad Awards were created to encourage UNO students to study abroad on UNO’s various international programs offered via the Division of International Education (DoIE), and to recognize UNO students who contribute to the University campus community. For more information please click here.

Deutsches Haus Awards

Deutsches Haus in New Orleans is one of the oldest cultural institutions in town with a mission to celebrate and foster German culture, language, and history. On the occasion of the Ten Year Anniversary Celebration of Center Austria at UNO, Keith Oldendorf, the President of the Board of Deutsches Haus, announced a new annual award for UNO students to study in Austria or Germany.

For 35 years, the University of New Orleans has been nurturing a strong relationship with the University of Innsbruck and more recently with other Austrian universities. In addition, the Division of International Education has been building new partnerships with universities in Germany. Deutsches Haus wants to help UNO students study abroad and improve their German language skills utilizing these UNO networks in Austria and Germany. For more information about these awards, please visit the AYA office in ED 115.

Other Awards

Other awards and financial aid options may be available. Please visit the Division of International Education web site here or come see us in ED 115 for more information.





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