The City of Vienna awards excellent artists and scientists with prizes and scholarships. They are given in the areas of music (composition), literature, fine arts, architecture, as well as science and national education.

Furthermore, the City of Vienna awards scholarships to diploma theses and dissertations, one-time financial aid (in the event of hardship through an unforeseen event) as well as for students of south-eastern Europe.

Further information is provided by the cultural department (MA 7) of the City of Vienna: http://www.wien.gv.at/kultur/abteilung/ehrungen/index.html