University of Art and Industrial Design in Linz awards students and graduates who are in the final phase of their studies, and currently are working on their diploma/master thesis or doctoral dissertations. The Forum scholarship is given in the amount of 10 000 Euros. Candidates have to submit their concepts of artistic projects, projects in art education, science projects, artistic scientific researches that are performed abroad. The jury will then, based on these concepts, select one candidate who will be awarded with this scholarship.
In order to apply for this award, candidates have to be in their final stage of studies at University of Art and Industrial Design in Linz. They would also need to be members of the Forum.