Academic Scholarship

Admission Scholarships

LBS SECOND DEGREE SCHOLARSHIP (IML/BFC)

Requirements: LBS IBA degree with GA of 2.0 or below
Benefits: No tuition fee for the first study year of the master program

 

6 (3 IML/ 3 BFC) GMAT SCHOLARSHIP

Requirements: GMAT above 600, best 3 per program will be selected
Benefits: No tuition fee for the first study year of the master program

Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Program

The Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Program  is an educational program providing students with relevant research experience while they pursue a Masters’ degree at Lauder Business School (LBS). Graduate Research Assistants (GRAs) work with faculty on academic and research projects, both at LBS and in the field.

General activities may include the following:

  • Performs supervised research under the direction of an LBS faculty member
  • Engages in literature searches
  • Performs data analysis
  • Designs and prepares research experiments

Faculty members supervising GRAs should clearly define the students’ responsibilities at the beginning of the assistantship and provide feedback on how those responsibilities are being met.

Appointments are made on an annual or semester basis by the Directors of Studies on the basis of a recommendation by a faculty member or the submission of applications from students to an official Call for Applications by LBS.

No employment relationship exists between the LBS and graduate students in the Graduate Research Assistant Program. Intellectual property rights issues arising through the Graduate Research Assistant Program are regulated through §5.3 of the Educational Training contract.

Benefits: 50% refund of the tuition fee of the semester

Performance Scholarships

LBS PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIP (IML/BFC)

Requirements: Minimum requirement semester GA of 1.50 or below (based on first exam attempts with a minimum of 20 examined ECTS in the respective semester and having passed all connotated exams (e.g. Master Commission Exam) on the first attempt). Students who have failed a course and students who have received an incomplete grade will not be eligible for the LBS performance scholarship. (The scholarship cannot be combined with GMAT scholarship or LBS second degree scholarship in the first study and is only available to recipients of either the GMAT scholarship or LBS second degree scholarship in their second study year)

Benefits: 50% refund of the tuition fee of the semester

 

MERIT AWARD – AUSTRIAN FEDERAL MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND RESEARCH (IML/BFC/IBA)

Requirements: Minimum requirement GA of 1.75 or below over 2 consecutive semesters The student must be an Austrian Citizen. Citizens from other countries must have lived in Austria for the past five years and at least one of their parents must be a tax-payer in Austria or have refugee status according to the Geneva Convention.

Benefits: €750 – €1.500 per student (depending on the number of awards); the award is based on academic excellence.

 

DIRECTOR’S LIST (IML/BFC)

Requirements: Minimum requirement semester GA of 1.25 or below (based on first exam attempts with a minimum of 20 examined ECTS in the respective semester). Students who have failed a course and students who have received an incomplete grade will not be eligible for the Director’s List.

Benefits: 50% refund of the tuition fee of the semester; Names published in the Director’s List on the LBS website; Directors’ List Certificate

Director’s List Fall Term 2017-18

In recognition of the extraordinary academic achievement in the fall term 2017/2018, five bachelor students and three master students have been placed on the Director’s List. CONGRATULATIONS!

 

  • Petrov,  Gabriela-Nicoleta – IBA 2017 (GA: 1.00)

  • Payr, Tatjana – IBA 2017 (GA: 1.09)

  • Hankey, Owen –  IBA 2017 (GA: 1.10)

  • Seyfried, Sophie – IBA 2017 (GA: 1.25)

  • Vandor, Peter Daniel – IBA 2015 (GA: 1.20)

  • Twombly, Anne – IML 2017 (GA: 1.18)

  • Schillein, Ramona – IML 2016 (GA: 1.20)

  • Vints, Sofiya – IML 2016 (GA: 1.20)

Director’s List Spring Term 2017-18

In recognition of the extraordinary academic achievement in the spring term 2016/2017, two master students have been placed on the Director’s List. CONGRATULATIONS!

 

  • SCHILLEIN, Ramona – IML 2016 (GA: 1.17)

  • HÖFLER, Katharina – IML 2016 (GA: 1,25)

Director’s List 2016/17

In recognition of the extraordinary academic achievement in the fall term 2016/2017, eight students have been placed on the Director’s List. CONGRATULATIONS!

  • KALOSI, Zsofia  – IBA 2016 (GA: 1.00)
  • SCHILLER, Elisabeth – IBA 2015 (GA: 1.09)
  • TONCHEV, Yovo – IBA 2016 (GA: 1.09)
  • PAIT, Rozaliia – IML 2015 (GA: 1.10)
  • SCHILLEIN, Ramona – IML 2016 (GA: 1.18)
  • ENGVOLL, Pernille Stein ­ – IBA 2015 (GA: 1.20)
  • PRAGER, Christoph – IML 2015  (GA: 1.20)
  • KORABOVA, Elena – IML 2016 (GA: 1.25)

Director’s List 2016/17

In recognition of the extraordinary academic achievement in the fall term 2016/2017, eight students have been placed on the Director’s List. CONGRATULATIONS!

  • HOFER, Hanna – IBA 2014 (GA: 1.00)
  • ZÖCHMANN, Nadine – IBA 2014 (GA: 1.09)
  • STADLER, Dionne – IML 2015 (GA: 1.11)
  • VELSHER, Rachel Anne – IML 2015 (GA: 1.11)
  • SPITZER, Beatrix-Monica – IBA 2014 (GA: 1.18)
  • OLEYNIKOVA, Anastasia – IBA 2014 (GA: 1.18)
  • PAIT, Rozaliia – IML 2015 (GA: 1.22)
  • PRAGER, Christoph – IML 2015 (GA: 1.22)

Director’s List 2016/17

In recognition of the extraordinary academic achievement in the fall term 2016/2017, eight students have been placed on the Director’s List. CONGRATULATIONS!

  • CVETKOVIC, Ivana – IML 2014 (GA: 1.00)
  • LORTKIPANIDZE, Nikoloz – IML 2015 (GA: 1.00)
  • ZÖCHMANN, Nadine – IBA 2014 (GA: 1.00)
  • PAIT, Rozaliia – IML 2015 (GA: 1.09)
  • PRAGER, Christoph – IML 2015 (GA: 1.09)
  • STADLER, Dionne – IML 2015 (GA: 1.11)
  • ZILBERSHATZ, Aviad – IBA 2013 (GA: 1.11)
  • ZILBERSHATZ, Sagi – IBA 2014 (GA: 1.11)
  • HOFER, Hanna – IBA 2014 (GA: 1.20)


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