Corresponding to the will of former Vienna councilman Josef Windisch, the university allocates scholarships to talented and indigent students. This scholarship supports students enrolled in the following branches of study: harpsichord, piano, guitar, harp, contrabass, viola, violin, violoncello, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, bugle, trumpet, trombone, bass horn or percussion instruments.
Students have to be enrolled in a degree course at the MDW. Applicants have to provide proof of their social need. Only students with exceptional study success will be regarded.