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Fulbright - Natural History Museum of Vienna Visiting Researcher

DEADLINE September 16
STARTING DATE October 2020 or March 2021
LOCATION Natural History Museum Vienna
COMMENTS This grant is generously funded by the host institution

Location: Natural History Museum Vienna

Benefits: €3,300 per month, a travel grant of €1,000, and health and accident insurance. Housing costs are paid by the grantee.

Language: English or contingent upon research proposal. (Some knowledge of German is advantageous.)

Eligibility: All applicants must have US Citizenship.
(US Green Card, Permanent Residency or Residency Permit is not sufficient)

Qualifications: Open to academics and appropriately qualified researchers outside of academia.

Grant Activity:Scientific research at the Natural History Museum in Vienna, one of the premiere research museums in the world which houses over 30 million artefacts in its extensive and precious historic collections in the fields of anthropology, botany, geology, mineralogy, meteorites, paleontology, and zoology and is equipped with modern electron microprobe and electron microscopy as well as DNA laboratories. 

Specialization(s): All specializations that address the Museum’s extensive collections, research infrastructure, and potential collaboration with on-site research staff and curators.

Comments: The Natural History Museum will entertain applications for Flex awards which would allow grantees to split their four-month stays into two two-month stays if this is warranted by the design of the research project.

Helpful Links:  For more information on the Natural History Museum Vienna and its programs, consult: http://www.nhm-wien.ac.at/en



Recipients of this award

  • Kevin Nick, Loma Linda University, 2019-20
  • Tomasz Baumiller, University of Michigan, 2016-2017