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Overcoming uncertainty: an FLTA's journey
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Overcoming uncertainty: an FLTA's journey

Though 2021–22 FLTA Sylvia Rainer considered withdrawing from the program before her FLTA year started, her Fulbright experience culminated in joy and fulfillment.
2020–21 Fulbright Austria alum Bill Keeton in the news!
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2020–21 Fulbright Austria alum Bill Keeton in the news!

Fulbright Austria is pleased to announce that the key product of Bill Keeton’s Fulbright research was published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Organize a FOLD Symposium
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Organize a FOLD Symposium

Are you looking to share the Fulbright spirit after completing your program year? If so, then the FOLD Symposium is the right resource for you—and we’re currently accepting proposals for the 2023 FOLD Symposium!
Fulbright Austria alum Anton Zeilinger becomes Nobel Prize laureate in physics
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Fulbright Austria alum Anton Zeilinger becomes Nobel Prize laureate in physics

4 October 2022 marks a special day in the accomplishments of Austrian Fulbright alum Anton Zeilinger.
Serve on the 2023 Alum Advisory Panel
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Serve on the 2023 Alum Advisory Panel

The call for 2023 Alum Advisory Panel members is now open! The call is open to all Fulbright Austria alums.
Black in Austria
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Black in Austria

2020–22 USTA Allison Gilmore spent two years living in Austria. In this article, she describes the stages she went through as a Black woman from the US adjusting to life in Austria.
From outsider to ambassador
News US Fulbright Student Program Alums

From outsider to ambassador

2016–17 Fulbright student Abby Yeakle Held's Fulbright journey was anything but a straight path. But her dedication to a historically inaccessible community has transformed her from a stranger into a spokeswoman.
2022 Alum Advisory Panel
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2022 Alum Advisory Panel

Fulbright Austria welcomes two new and nine returning Alum Advisory Panel members.
Introducing the representatives of the Fulbright Austria Alum Chapter Styria
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Introducing the representatives of the Fulbright Austria Alum Chapter Styria

Three Fulbright Austria alums start their second term as chapter representatives.
2022 SummerFest in review
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2022 SummerFest in review

Fulbright Austria’s third annual SummerFest took place on 24 May 2022 in the MuseumQuartier Wien’s Arena21 and Ovalhalle.
2022 Fulbright Prize in American Studies
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2022 Fulbright Prize in American Studies

Apply now for the annual Fulbright Prize in American Studies.
A cultural ambassador beyond the grant year
Alums

A cultural ambassador beyond the grant year

Serving as an informal cultural ambassador is an integral part of the Fulbright experience, and for many, that ambassadorial work continues long past the end of the program year. In this article, 2018–19 US Fulbright student Theodora Nestorova discusses the impact her Fulbright had on her and what it has inspired her to do beyond her year in Vienna.
The beauty of language: discovering new words and dialects abroad
Alums

The beauty of language: discovering new words and dialects abroad

Even when we learn a language fluently, we're often confronted with unexpected challenges when speaking the language abroad—particularly when the variation of the language differs from what we've learned. We asked 2019–20 Austrian foreign language teaching assistant (FLTA) Julia Höfferer and 2020–21 US teaching assistant (USTA) to discuss their experience with language in each other's home country. Additionally, 2020–21 USTAs Kaitlin Young and John Howard share their thoughts on learning Austrian dialects.
70th-anniversary recap
Alums

70th-anniversary recap

Fulbright Austria finally turned 70! A look back at “70 years of bright minds.”
A family full of Fulbright
Alums

A family full of Fulbright

Within our community, three of our alums are connected not just through Fulbright Austria, but also by blood. What inspired three members of the Hellenbrand family to come to Austria? Find out in this article!
An FLTA's experience in the pandemic: teaching online and in person
Alums

An FLTA's experience in the pandemic: teaching online and in person

The 2020–21 program year was unique in many ways. For FLTA Helene Knabl, pandemic-related measures resulted in a hybrid Fulbright experience that saw her teaching online and in person.
The interviewer's perspective
Alums

The interviewer's perspective

What do interviewers who have themselves had a Fulbright grant look for during interviews with potential Austrian Fulbright students? Three alums who sat on the Austrian Fulbright Student Program interview panels share their thoughts on how their Fulbright experience informs their assessment of candidates and what traits future Fulbrighters should have.
Interview with Nick Cullather
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Interview with Nick Cullather

Read our brief interview with 2020–21 US Fulbright scholar Nick Cullather.
New Alum Advisory Panel Members
Alums

New Alum Advisory Panel Members

Please join us in welcoming nine new and three returning Alum Advisory Panel members.
"14 Days, 7 Travel Grants" donation drive
Alums

"14 Days, 7 Travel Grants" donation drive

Help us raise money to finance travel grants for future Fulbrighters.