For the third time the ÖH Med Wien Postgrad awards congress scholarships to support doctoral and medical informatics students to actively participate in international congresses. In order to make your planning for the upcoming congresses easier, here is some information on our upcoming congress scholarship.


You are eligible to apply for a scholarship of up to 500 Euro that covers costs of congress participation, travel or accommodation for the time of the congress if at the time of application…

  • you are a doctoral student (N094/N790/N090/MDPhD) or Medical Informatics student at the Medical University of Vienna
  • you have an accepted (or submitted) abstract for an international congress in the summer term 2017 (outside of Austria, poster/oral presentation)
  • the abstract is part of your submitted thesis proposal
  • you don’t have other funds that fully cover the congress participation

If you fulfill these criteria please send us the following documents until May 12th 2017 (

  • the abstract
  • information about the congress (folder/website)
  • confirmation of acceptance for poster/oral presentation (exception: submitted abstracts at the time of application must have an acceptance deadline until May 23rd and the letter of acceptance must be submitted until May 24th)
  • cost budget that adds up to a maximum of 500 Euro (applicable is the fee for congress participation, travel to/from the congress, accomodation during the congress)
  • copy of your Confirmation of Registration (MedCampus link „registration documents“) and screenshot of the theses section of your exam results where we can see the title and date of your submitted thesis proposal (MedCampus link „exam results“)

If you are selected for a scholarship you must send us the following documents after your congress participation to receive the scholarship:

  • congress certificate of attendance
  • original bills for the covered costs
  • confirmation of your department head that the scholarship costs were not paid for by other funds (e.g. department, other scholarship. If you received funds that don’t cover all costs, we don’t mind!)
  • your bank details
ÖH Med Wien Postgrad Congress scholarship