FULL-TIME STUDY/RESEARCH GRANTS
Fulbright-IFK Junior Fellow Award for PhD Students in Cultural Studies
LENGHT OF GRANT 9 months
STARTING DATE October
COMMENTS For PhD candidates in cultural studies/ humanities, whose field of specialization is thematically related to Austrian and Central European traditions or to the present IFK_research focus
- Travel grant of € 800
- Monthly stipend for nine months (October -June)
- Fulbright-funded accident and sickness coverage up to $100,000 for the grant period including orientation (late September-June)
- Enrollment and tuition remission at the Austrian university designated in your project proposal
- Fulbright Austria orientation, support, and guidance
- Invitations to Fulbright Austria-organized enrichment activities throughout the year
The IFK Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften | Kunstuniversität Linz in Wien (IFK International Research Center for Cultural Studies | University of Art and Design Linz in Vienna) collaborates with Fulbright Austria (the Austrian-American Educational Commission) to offer one grant for a Fulbright/IFK_Junior Fellow in Cultural Studies.
This grant is specifically designed for US PhD candidates in cultural studies/ humanities, whose field of specialization is thematically related to Austrian and Central European traditions or to the present IFK_research focus. Visit www.ifk.ac.at for further information.
IFK_Junior Fellows has an opportunity to work with other IFK_Fellows and to participate in IFK_seminars, workshops, and symposia. IFK provides them with access to a work station with a computer, e-mail, and Internet connection on its premises.
PhD candidates in cultural studies whose field of specialization is thematically related to Viennese, Austrian, and Central European traditions and/or the IFK’s interest in the promotion of interdisciplinary and comparative cultural studies and the humanities are welcome to apply.
Applicants for Fulbright-IFK awards will also be considered simultaneously as candidates for traditional Fulbright student grants.
October 1 to June 30, beginning with an orientation in Vienna in late September
Accepted Degree Levels
Foreign Language Proficiency
3 years of college-level study, or the equivalent, prior to commencing the grant
Additional Information: Advanced proficiency in spoken and written German is required. The working language at the IFK is German.
Fulbright Proposal Types
Independent Study/Research: Yes.
Graduate Degree Enrollment: No.
Prospective grantees are encouraged to identify appropriate individuals at the IFK to provide on-site guidance.
In your Embark on-line application, please select Fulbright-IFK Grant from the drop down menu under Section 4: Special Opportunity.
Dependent support is not available.
IFK Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften | Kunstuniversität Linz in Wien
1010 Vienna, Austria
Tel: (+43) 1 504 11 26