Funding for PhDs

On this page you can find a list of possible funding opportunities for PhD students.

NB! This is not an exhaustive list. If you find an important funding opportunity missing, please contact 

For more information about funding and links to open calls, click here.

*Funding for female scientists.

Funding opportunitiesFunderType of funding
PhD Scholarships in the framework of Quantum Flagship

Quantum Flagship

Grants & Fellowships
Höchstbegabtenstipendium des Rotary Club Innsbruck


Dissertation Completion Fellowship


Grants & Fellowships
DOC Scholarship


Grants & Fellowships
DOC-Team Scholarship


Grants & Fellowships
FulbrightFulbrightGrants & Fellowships
Uni:docs - fellowship programme for Doctoral candidatesUNIVIEGrants & Fellowships
Austrian Marshall Plan ScholarshipsAustrian Marshall Plan FoundationStudying abroad
Internationale KommunikationÖFGStudying abroad
Marietta Blau Grant OEADStudying abroad
One-Year Grants for Doctoral CandidatesDAADStudying abroad
Short-term grants abroad (KWA)UNIVIEStudying abroad
Bi-nationally Supervised Doctoral Degrees / CotutelleDAADStudying abroad
Award of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber UNIVIEAwards
Awards Granted by the ÖPG ÖPGAwards
Bank Austria Research Award UNIVIEAwards
Best Paper AwardÖAWAwards
Doc.Awards UNIVIEAwards
EPS Early Career PrizesEPS Awards
Science Park Graz Ideenwettbewerb Sience Park GrazAwards
*L'Oréal Austria ÖAWGrants & Fellowships
Mobility Fellowships - Chicago, Jerusalem, Kyoto, Beijing and ShanghaiUNIVIEStudying abroad
Peer-reviewed publications FWFPublication grants
Printing costs subsidy ÖFGPublication grants
Publication grants for Open-Access-Publication UNIVIEPublication grants
Stand-alone publications FWFPublication grants
Translation and foreign-language editing of stand-alone publications FWFPublication grants