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Scholarships for the European Forum Alpbach 2016

4. March 2016

Stakeholders in the fields of science, commerce, politics, culture and civil society are set to converge on the Tyrolean mountain village of Alpbach from 17 August to 2 September 2016 to debate a range of contemporary issues. Young people from all over the world are invited to apply for a scholarship to attend the forum. The application closing date is 31 March 2016.

The European Forum Alpbach 2016 offers delegates a choice of 16 academic seminars and more than 200 plenary discussion and breakout sessions addressing the topic of ‘New Enlightenment’ from a wide range of scholarly perspectives. In addition, the Alpbach symposia will be examining the topic in interactive debates focussing on health, education, technology, politics, law, economics and the built environment.

The European Forum Alpbach is characterised by its cosmopolitan and inter-disciplinary atmosphere, and the Alpbach scholarship programme is open to both undergraduates and graduates from any Austrian or international university along with young creative artists and all those involved in the creative industries. The Forum would particularly like to encourage young people from the following countries to apply for a scholarship for 2016: France, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary.

More information about application modalities and the scholarships on offer are available online at www.alpbach.org/scholarships/ and on Facebook .

In many European regions, there are active Alpbach Initiative Groups and Clubs offering independent scholarships: http://www.alpbach.org/members

Closing date for applications: 31 March 2016 (date of postmark)

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