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Open Lecture on "Empowering the Diverse Learner Through Digital Storytelling" with Fulbright Specialist Dr. Olga DeJesus, June 21, 2017
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Open Lecture on "Empowering the Diverse Learner Through Digital Storytelling" with Fulbright Specialist Dr. Olga DeJesus, June 21, 2017

This discussion with Fulbright Specialist in Migration Dr. Olga DeJesus (Mercy College) will explore applications of engaging, multimedia-rich digital stories to generate interest, attention and motivation for the "digital generation" students in today’s classrooms. The discussion will be held in Q21's Raum D in the Vienna MQ on Wednesday, June 21 and is organized by Fulbright Austria and the University College of Teacher Education Vienna.
Ernst A. Breisach: In Memoriam
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Ernst A. Breisach: In Memoriam

Noted historiographer and professor at Western Michigan University Ernst A. Breisach (1923-2016) first came to the United States in 1951–52 on a Fulbright scholarship to study the American higher education system.
The Bright Winds - US Embassy Vienna Concert with Fulbrighter Abby Yeakle Held (Oboe), May 22, 2017
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The Bright Winds - US Embassy Vienna Concert with Fulbrighter Abby Yeakle Held (Oboe), May 22, 2017

US Fulbright Student Abby Yeakle Held (Oboe) will be joined by Natalie Douglass (Horn, alumna of Fulbright Hungary) & Alfredo Ovalles (Piano) for Bright Winds, a U.S. Embassy Vienna concert celebrating Fulbright experiences and presenting gems of the Romantic chamber repertoire and works by American composers.
USTA Going-Away Heurigen 2017
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USTA Going-Away Heurigen 2017

Fulbright Austria said goodbye to more than 80 US Teaching Assistants (of the 150+ we manage) at the fourth annual USTA program going-away Heurigen on May 5, 2017.
William E. Wright: In Memoriam
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William E. Wright: In Memoriam

Two-time Fulbright alumnus and historian William E. Wright was among that pioneering generation of Fulbrighters who participated in the earliest years of Austrian-American exchanges in the early 1950s. He went on to found the Center of Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota and contribute significantly to scholarship and mutual understanding between Austria and the USA.
Fulbright Seminar in American Studies, 2017
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Fulbright Seminar in American Studies, 2017

More than 70 US and Austrian students, scholars and teaching assistants participated in this year’s Fulbright Seminar in American Studies; a three-day long intellectual mountain retreat and the highlight of the Austrian Fulbright calendar.
US Fulbright Scholar Erik Anderson's Talk at Freud Museum, May 3, 2017
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US Fulbright Scholar Erik Anderson's Talk at Freud Museum, May 3, 2017

Fulbright- Freud Scholar Eric Anderson (Rhode Island School of Design) is giving a free lecture at the Sigmund Freud Museum on May 3 entitled "Color Cure: Freud, Optical Science, and Design Theory."
Berlin Seminar 2017
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Berlin Seminar 2017

Seven US Fulbright Students in Austria joined over 500 other Fulbrighters for the German-American Fulbright Commission's annual mid-year Berlin Seminar from March 26-30:
Trude, Elvis and Fulbrighter James Forsher
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Trude, Elvis and Fulbrighter James Forsher

Did you know that the Jewish Museum Vienna's new special exhibition, "Trude und Elvis. Wien – Memphis – Hollywood," has a Fulbright connection? James Forsher, a film scholar and filmmaker based in Seattle, WA, was a Fulbright Specialist at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt in 2015. During his time in Austria, James also collaborated with Austrian director Kurt Langbein on the documentary" Elvis and the Girl From Vienna/Elvis und das Mädchen aus Wien," a film about his mother Trude Forsher, who fled Vienna in 1939 and eventually became Elvis Presley’s secretary and helped shape the early years of his career.
"Sigmund Freud, Interior Decorator"
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"Sigmund Freud, Interior Decorator"

Current Fulbrighters and members of the Austrian Fulbright Alumni Association enjoyed a short talk by Fulbright-Freud Visiting Scholar Eric Anderson (Rhode Island School of Design) and a special tour of "'The Apartment is Doing Well:” the Freuds at Berggasse 19" at the Sigmund Freud Museum on March 30.
Newsletter March 2017
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Newsletter March 2017

Read the new March edition of our newsletter for an orientation, upcoming application deadlines, a ball, migration-related highlights, the BeSt fair, alumni news and more!
"Perhapsburg" US Fulbright Alumni Art Show
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"Perhapsburg" US Fulbright Alumni Art Show

US Fulbright alumni Tashrika Sharma and Alexander McCargar conceived of and created "Perhapsburg," a show of artwork "exploring Vienna not only as it currently exists but into what it could have been and what it can still become." According to their joint artists' statement, "These transformative misinterpretations foreordained by our research interests allowed us to transcend Vienna’s physical appearance." The show was held in Q21's Raum D in the MQ – MuseumsQuartier Wien and attracted over 80 visitors to its one-day opening on March 24, 2017.
Fulbrighters in the Migration Field
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Fulbrighters in the Migration Field

Austria has played a central role in some recent conversations about global migration, and US and Austrian Fulbrighters in fields ranging from social work to art are deeply involved in many facets of the discussion. Read more about recent Fulbrighters' work in the migration field here:
BeSt Fair 2017
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BeSt Fair 2017

Thousands of students, 35 hours, four days, four Fulbright Austria staff members, two presentations, one workshop, five US universities: Read more about our presence at the BeSt³ - Die Messe für Beruf, Studium und Weiterbildung 2017 and our first collaboration to bring US universities to the fair!
Fulbright Women's Roundtable: Josephine Dorado "Thriving the Macondo", March 6, 6 pm, MQ
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Fulbright Women's Roundtable: Josephine Dorado "Thriving the Macondo", March 6, 6 pm, MQ

The Fulbright Women's Roundtable hosted a special discussion on "Thriving in the Macondo" with Fulbright alumna Josephine Dorado in honor of International Women's Day this week.
Infoveranstaltung "Go International - Studieren und Forschen in den USA, March 15, 2017
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Infoveranstaltung "Go International - Studieren und Forschen in den USA, March 15, 2017

Austrian Student Program Officer Martina Laffer will be participating in an event organized by the University of Salzburg to promote programs for students, teaching assistants and scholars, on March 15.
US Fulbright Scholars Orientation, February 23-24, 2017
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US Fulbright Scholars Orientation, February 23-24, 2017

Ten new US Fulbright scholars participated in the two-day February 2017 US Fulbright Scholars orientation, which included lectures and discussions with Fulbright alumni and representatives of the US Embassy Vienna in Fulbright Austria's MuseumsQuartier Wien/Q21 offices, a walking tour of Vienna's historic Ringstrasse, and a reception with current US Fulbrighters, Austrian Fulbright candidates, alumni, institutional partners and friends, and more.
Film Screening and Discussion with US Scholar Michaela Hoenicke Moore
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Film Screening and Discussion with US Scholar Michaela Hoenicke Moore

In honor of Black History Month, the US Embassy Vienna and American Corner Innsbruck are hosting a screening of "Race" and a discussion with US Fulbright Scholar Michaela Hoenicke Moore (University of Iowa) on February 22.
The 2017 TU Wien Ball: A Fulbright Tradition
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The 2017 TU Wien Ball: A Fulbright Tradition

On January 26, 2017, Fulbright Austria program participants took part an an annual tradition and attended the TU Wien Ball in the magnificent Hofburg Palace in Vienna. It is a highlight to see everyone dressed up and enjoying a long-standing Austrian tradition. There are even special tables reserved for Fulbrighters and alumni in the gallery next to the main ballroom, and the Austrian Fulbright Alumni Association gives Vienna-based Fulbrighters a crash course in ballroom dance beforehand. The next day, ball goers and the president and "first lady" of the Austrian Alumni Association meet again at Fulbright Austria's MQ/Q21 office to enjoy a relaxed brunch together and share the stories of the night before.
Alum Keith Kovach: book, institutional collaboration, project
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Alum Keith Kovach: book, institutional collaboration, project

A book, a project, an exchange agreement: it's exciting to see the multifaceted, lasting institutional and artistic fruits of a single short Fulbright stay in Austria! Read about US Scholar alum and photographer Keith Kovach (University of Central Florida, Fulbright-MQ/Q21 Artist-in-Residence 2015) and the many outcomes of his Fulbright grant, including an intriguing new art project comparing historical and modern Austrian cityscapes.

Austrian Fulbright Student Program

Type
Austrian Fulbright students
Application Period
1 February 2024–1 May 2024
Grant Length
One- and multi-year programs
Starting Date
August/September 2025

Obtain a Fulbright grant to pursue a master's degree and study in the US

Submit an application

Program requirements

Selection criteria

Benefits

If you are playing with the idea to apply for the Fulbright Program, just do it! If you have a passion or an issue that you really want to
work on that makes this world a better place, have some faith in yourself and fill out the application.

-Sabine Lumesberger, Austrian Fulbright Student, 2021–22
Darrah Lustig
Contact Person

Darrah Lustig

Student Program Officer
TEL. +43-1-236 7878 - 16
DLustig@fulbright.at