Some European countries require an application fee for the citizens outside of European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland. But there are no application fees for in Austria, Belgium, Finland and etc. European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) citizens are exempt from application fee, but must document their status.
The application fee is non-refundable. You should pay the application fee by the deadline indicated in order for your application to be processed. If you missed the deadlines or failed to follow the application procedure at university admissions, you will not be eligible for an European scholarship.