The Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research promotes the Talent Austria grant programme, which offers funding to young scientists who wish to conduct research on fields related to the study of talent and excellence. Up to 1000 Euro will be granted monthly for a maximum of 9 months.
Applicants must be in the initial stages of a doctoral degree related to the academic study of talent and excellence. Alongside the fully completed application form, they are required to submit a description and abstract of their research project, their curriculum vitae, they graduate certificates and transcripts, evidence of having been admitted to their chosen PhD programme, two letters of recommendation from university staff, and their Diplom or Master thesis. Applicants must not be older than 27 years of age; their Diplom or Master´s degree must have been completed within the last two years.