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 | Kunstuniversitaet 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 award for a Fulbright-IFK Junior Fellow in Cultural Studies.
This award 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 IFK’s present research focus.
Fulbright-IFK Junior Fellows have an opportunity to work with other IFK Fellows and to participate in IFK seminars, workshops, and symposia. The IFK provides them with access to a work station with a computer, e-mail, and an internet connection on its premises.
October 1 to June 30, beginning with an orientation in Vienna in late September.
No Pre-Departure Orientation
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 awards.
Accepted Degree Levels
Foreign Language Proficiency
Required - Advanced
Additional Information: German language proficiency is necessary to fulfill the Fulbright Program's bilateral mandate of promoting mutual understanding, to negotiate the challenges of everyday life, and to fulfill university admission requirements. Advanced proficiency is essential to facilitate participation in the IFK’s array of colloquia and other activities for Junior Fellows; ; thus, all applicants must submit "Form 7: Language Self-Evaluation" and "Form 8: A Foreign Language Evaluation by a qualified language instructor". Both forms are available on the Embark on-line application system.
Fulbright Proposal Types
Independent Study/Research: Yes
Graduate Degree Enrollment: No
Prospective applicants are encouraged to identify appropriate individuals at the IFK to provide on-site guidance.
Special Application Instructions
In your Embark on-line application, Step B, Section 3a Award Name, please select IFK Award from the drop-down menu to be considered for this award.
Dependent support is not available
IFK Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften | Kunstuniversität Linz in Wien
1010 Vienna, Austria
Tel: (+43) 1 504 11 26