Prospective students, who need financial support to study, are requested to organise funding prior to starting the Mountain Forestry Master Programme. BOKU does not provide scholarships to students. Scholarships have to be organised separately by the students.

A limited number of scholarships are available for the Mountain Forestry Master programme through OEAD ( Further scholarship or grant possibilities can be found under

Scholarships and grants are available through a number of organisation. You will be responsible to organise your own funding ahead of joining the Mountain Forestry Master Programme.

Please be aware that most scholarships and grants are competitive so organise your application well. Please apply directly through the organisations.

Possible funding organisations are...

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN)

Asian Development Bank

Japan Scholarship Programme

The Ford Foundation

The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO)

The Rockefeller Foundation

World Bank

European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN)

International Education Financial Aid

International Students Loan


Programme Alban of the European Union

Further grant and scholarship options