The scholarship awarded by the Marshall Plan Anniversary Fund is given to students of technical fields of study in order for them to take part in a study abroad research project in the USA. The main goal of the scholarship is to encourage the transferring and sharing of knowledge between the USA and Austria.
The application is only possible via the ZIB and not directly at the Marshall Plan Foundation.
More specific information: http://www.marshallplan.at
Duration of scholarship:
A minimum of 3 months abroad
The nomination is given by the study abroad committee from BOKU, ZIB will then direct the nomination further to the MPS.
Upon receiving the nomination:
The MPS-application agreement will be sent in about 3 months.
The scholarship recipient should sign the MPS-application agreement and produce the following documents for the Office of International Relations (ZIB):
- Visa for the USA: R J1
- Health and accident insurance, including a reimbursement and transfer guarantee
- Liability insurance