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Fulbright-IFK Junior Fellow Award for PhD Students in Cultural Studies

DEADLINE October 6 2017 Eastern Time
LENGHT OF GRANT 9 months
STARTING DATE October
LOCATION Austria
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

Benefits

  • 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

Award Profile

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.

Candidate Profile

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.

Grant Period

9 months.

October 1 to June 30, beginning with an orientation in Vienna in late September

Accepted Degree Levels

PhD

MA

Foreign Language Proficiency

Required.

Level: Advanced

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.

Affiliation

Prospective grantees are encouraged to identify appropriate individuals at the IFK to provide on-site guidance.

Special Instructions

In your Embark on-line application, please select Fulbright-IFK Grant from the drop down menu under Section 4: Special Opportunity.

Dependents

Dependent support is not available.

Website

http://www.ifk.ac.at

http://us.fulbrightonline.org/countries/selectedcountry/austria

Partner

IFK Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften | Kunstuniversität Linz in Wien
Reichsratsstraße 17 
1010 Vienna, Austria
Tel: (+43) 1 504 11 26
Email: richter@ifk.ac.at 
Website: www.ifk.ac.at/