Other grants

Private Grants

Depending on the field of study you have chosen or your academic results, you may be entitled to a private grant.


Grants offered by the Schmit-Dambach Foundation

  • Amount: to be fixed depending on the number of grants awarded, max. €15,000
  • Application deadline: 1 November
  • Eligibility requirements: Luxembourg nationals enrolled in the 2nd year of architecture studies at a university in Vienna, Zurich or Brussels
  • Application to be sent by e-mail to jean.seckler@icloud.com

The following documents should be included in the application:

  • Copy of ID card
  • Certificate of enrollment in the 2nd year of studies in architecture in Vienna, Zurich or Brussels
  • Transcript of records of the 1st year of studies
  • Motivation statement
  • Curriculum vitae

For further information: jean.seckler@icloud.com

Architecture and Art

Grants offered by the Fondation Auguste van Werveke-Hanno

(under the aegis of Fondation de Luxembourg)

  • Amount: 5.000 €
  • Application deadline: 1st November
  • Eligibility requirements: 
    • students of Luxembourgish nationality or residing in Luxembourg enrolled in a study programme (second year or higher) leading to a higher education degree in architecture or in one of the following disciplines: fine arts, advertising/multimedia, interior architecture/decoration, design.

For further information: werveke-hanno@mesr.etat.lu

Downloadable PDF form (Pdf, 380 Kb)


Dr Robert Kraus Grant

  • Amount: 2.500 €
  • Application deadline: 31 July
  • Eligibility requirements:
    • be enrolled in a second- or third-cycle course of study programme in general medicine at Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) or the University of Luxembourg
    • be a resident of Luxembourg
  • Application procedure: Applicants must provide a copy of their academic record and a personal statement in support of their application
  • For further information: alafucl@gmail.com

Further information: Robert Kraus Grant

Merit-based scholarships

Chomé-Bastian Scholarship


  • deserving students
  • family income not exceeding three times the minimum wage
  • holders of a secondary school-leaving diploma delivered by the Luxembourg Ministry of Education, Children and Youth

Application deadline: 31 March

Research Grants

Public research

The National Research Fund (Fonds National de la Recherche – FNR) is the main source of funding for scientific research in Luxembourg.

Contact: National Research Fund
Tel.: +352 26 19 251
E-mail: info@fnr.lu

European Mobility Scholarships

"Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions" (MSCA) offers scholarships to researchers at any stage of their career to promote trans-national, intersectoral and interdisciplinary mobility.

Contact: Luxinnovation
Phone: +352 43 62 63 11
E-mail: ncp.horizon2020@luxinnovation

Luxembourgish Mobility Scholarships

The INTER MOBILITY programme provides an opportunity for:

  • researchers working in Luxembourg to go abroad
  • foreign researchers to come to Luxembourg

Financial support for students at the University of Luxembourg

Financial support options are available for students at the University of Luxembourg who are in financial difficulty and for deserving international students who do not qualify for state financial aid for higher education.

More information is available on the University's website.

Incentive grants from communes

Contact your commune for information.

Primes d'encouragement des communes

Contactez votre commune pour obtenir les infos.

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