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FULL-TIME STUDY/RESEARCH GRANT

Austrian-Hungarian Joint Research-Study Grant

DEADLINE October 6 2017 Eastern Time
LENGHT OF GRANT 9 months
STARTING DATE October
LOCATION Austria
COMMENTS Research topics relating to the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy and/or bilateral Austrian-Hungarian interests

Award Profile

Fulbright Austria (the Austrian-American Educational Commission) collaborates with the Hungarian-American Fulbright Commission to provide graduate students in the arts and PhD candidates in the humanities and social sciences with the opportunity to conduct research on topics of regional or bilateral relevance in collaboration with Austrian and Hungarian specialists.

Grant period

6 months: roughly 3 months in Austria and 3 months in Hungary with negotiable starting dates. The project should be executed during the academic year.

Candidate Profile

Candidates are welcome to apply from all disciplines in the humanities and social sciences  – including but not limited to the arts, economics, ecology, geography, history, and political science– provided that project proposals focus on the territories of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy (1526-1918) or topics of bilateral Austrian-Hungarian or regional relevance (1918-present). Applicants should submit detailed descriptions of their research interests and include detailed project proposals.

Accepted Degree Levels

BA
MA
PhD

Foreign Language Proficiency

Recommended.
Level:
Novice to Advanced, depending on the nature of the project
Minimum of 1 year of college-level study, or the equivalent, prior to commencing the grant.
Language requirements are commensurate with the nature of the proposed project, which may be conducted in English, German, or Hungarian.  Some knowledge of German and/or Hungarian is desirable, and advanced knowledge of German and/or Hungarian may be required, contingent upon the nature of the project. 

Affiliation

Applicants should state intended institutional affiliations and include corresponding letters of invitation.

Affiliation Fees/Tuition

Contingent upon grant dates, Fulbright Austria facilitates university enrollment at the applicant’s preferred Austrian university, where the Austrian government also provides for the waiver of tuition fees.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No

Special Application Instructions

In your Embark Online Application, please include both Austria and Hungary in Section 2: County to Which You are Applying.  Then under Section 4: Special Opportunity, please select Austrian-Hungarian Grant.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available.

Website

http://www.fulbright.hu/
http://us.fulbrightonline.org/countries/selectedcountry/austria
http://us.fulbrightonline.org/countries/selectedcountry/hungary