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Alumnae/i Roundtable: Professional Careers with a Ph.D. in English and American Studies, January 20, 2017
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Alumnae/i Roundtable: Professional Careers with a Ph.D. in English and American Studies, January 20, 2017

US and Austrian Scholar Program Officer Dr. Susanne Hamscha will be taking part in a Alumnae/i Roundtable: Professional Careers with a Ph.D. in English and American Studies, on Friday, January 20, 12:00 noon, at the Department of English and American Studies, University of Vienna.
Open Lecture: "Current Challenges of Migration. Social, Legal and Ethical Perspectives" with US Fulbright Scholar Marciana L. Popescu, Wednesday, January 18, 5 p.m. MCI
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Open Lecture: "Current Challenges of Migration. Social, Legal and Ethical Perspectives" with US Fulbright Scholar Marciana L. Popescu, Wednesday, January 18, 5 p.m. MCI

US Fulbright Scholar Marciana L. Popescu will be giving an open lecture together with her colleague Markus Frischhut on "Current Challenges of Migration. Social, Legal and Ethical Perspectives", on Wednesday, January 18, 5 p.m. MCI, Universitätsstraße 15.
Former Austrian Fulbright Student Gernot Wolfang's Recent Album Nominated for GRAMMY® Award in the Category Best Classical Compendium
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Former Austrian Fulbright Student Gernot Wolfang's Recent Album Nominated for GRAMMY® Award in the Category Best Classical Compendium

Fulbright alumnus Gernot Wolfgang's most recent album, PASSING THROUGH (TROY1624, 2016), was nominated for a 2017 GRAMMY® Award in the category Best Classical Compendium. Gernot studied at Berklee College of Music in 1987 as a Austrian Fulbright Student.
Fulbright Women's Roundtable: Katharina Unger "Edible Insects and Novel Food Innovations", January 16, 6 pm, MQ, Raum D
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Fulbright Women's Roundtable: Katharina Unger "Edible Insects and Novel Food Innovations", January 16, 6 pm, MQ, Raum D

Fulbright Alumna, Industrial Designer Katharina Unger will be giving a talk on “Edible Insects and Novel Food Innovations” on January 16, 6 p.m.
IFK Talk: Ross Lipton:“LUFT VON ANDEREM PLANETEN“: THE INTERPLAY OF SOUND AND SPACE IN LATE IMPERIAL VIENNA, January 9, 2017
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IFK Talk: Ross Lipton:“LUFT VON ANDEREM PLANETEN“: THE INTERPLAY OF SOUND AND SPACE IN LATE IMPERIAL VIENNA, January 9, 2017

Fulbright-IFK Junior Fellow Ross Lipton is giving a talk at the IFK exploring the relationship between architectural and musical practices at the turn of the 20th century and how their approach to unity in form are both reflections and critiques of the conditions of urban modernity.
2016: A Year in Review
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2016: A Year in Review

2016 has been a busy and exciting year for Fulbright Austria! Take a look at this timeline for some highlights.
USTA Event Theater an der Wien, December 15, 2016
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USTA Event Theater an der Wien, December 15, 2016

Fulbright Austria organized a guided tour and look behind the scenes of the Theater an der Wien for its US program participants currently in Austria.
US Fulbright Scholar Rebecca Rovit Speaks at Vienna Mayor's Reception
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US Fulbright Scholar Rebecca Rovit Speaks at Vienna Mayor's Reception

Professor Rebecca Rovit (University of Kansas), the current Fulbright-Internationales Forschungszentrum für Kulturwissenschaften Senior Visiting Fellow, was invited to speak during the opening of a reception Dr. Michael Häupl, the Mayor of Vienna, hosted for more than 630 international scholars and scientists at Vienna's City Hall on December 5.
Invitation: Talk US Fulbright Scholar Justin McBayer, "A Value Argument Against Incompatibilism", November 16, 2016
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Invitation: Talk US Fulbright Scholar Justin McBayer, "A Value Argument Against Incompatibilism", November 16, 2016

US Fulbright Scholar Justin McBrayer (Fort Lewis College, CO/University of Innsbruck) is giving a talk on "A Value Argument Against Incompatibilism" on Wednesday, November 16, 8 pm, Seminarraum VI, Dr. Karl-Rahner-Platz 3.
Fulbright Prize in American Studies 2016
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Fulbright Prize in American Studies 2016

Newsletter November 2016
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Newsletter November 2016

Read the new November edition of the Fulbright Austria Newsletter for orientations, new grants, new staff, alumni news and more!
Fulbright Austria Featured in Austrian Studies Newsmagazine
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Fulbright Austria Featured in Austrian Studies Newsmagazine

Fulbright Austria is well represented in the most recent edition of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Austrian Studies Newsmagazine with an article on the seventieth anniversary of the establishment of the Fulbright Program in 1946; its relationship to Austrian Studies in the USA; and the establishment of the Center for Austrian Studies at the U of M. This edition also includes features or book reviews related to Fulbright or Fulbright-Hays alumni Gary Cohen, Pieter Judson, Tara Zahra, and John Deak, and an interview with Fulbright Austria alumna and board member Roberta Maierhofer!
First cohort of Community-Based Combined Fulbright Grantees
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First cohort of Community-Based Combined Fulbright Grantees

We are pleased to welcome the first cohort of Community-Based Combined Fulbright Grantees to Austria! This new grant is one of the first service-learning focused awards in the Fulbright Program and provides four US students per year with opportunities for social engagement, service learning and volunteering in Austrian institutions of civil society. Read more about the inaugural Community-Based Combined Grantees:
Four US Fulbrighters Awarded Foreign Service Fellowships
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Four US Fulbrighters Awarded Foreign Service Fellowships

Two US Fulbright alumnae and a current Fulbright US Student have been awarded the Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship, named for retiring Congressman Charles B. Rangel. Another US Fulbright alumna received a similar fellowship, the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Both of these competitive fellowships provide generous scholarships for graduate study, as well as mentoring and summer internship opportunities, and prepare fellows for a career in the US Foreign Service. Read more about the fellowship-winning Fulbrighters in their own words:
New Fulbright Austria co-worker, Dr. Susanne Hamscha
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New Fulbright Austria co-worker, Dr. Susanne Hamscha

Dr. Susanne Hamscha joined the team at Fulbright Austria this July and will use her expertise in the Austrian and American academic landscapes to assist scholars on both sides of the Atlantic and ensure that their Fulbright experience will be successful and memorable.
New Fulbright Austria co-worker, Mag. Belona Berchtaler
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New Fulbright Austria co-worker, Mag. Belona Berchtaler

In August, Mag. Belona Berchtaler joined the Fulbright Austria team as Program Officer responsible for the Austrian and US Teaching Assistantship Programs. As a Fulbright alumna she is looking forward to facilitating unique opportunities to young graduates interested in education from both sides of the Atlantic. 
USTA Kick-Off Event, October 7, 2016
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USTA Kick-Off Event, October 7, 2016

The Fulbright Austria Team was pleased to welcome 26 second-year US Teaching Assistants to the office in q21/MQ for a workshop on lessons learned and best practices in teaching led by Program Officer Belona Berchtaler, and a session on EducationUSA resources introduced by EducationUSA Adviser Molly Roza. It was great to see all of our seasoned USTAs and connect with more than 30 new ones, that joined us for a glass of wine on the balcony.
USTA Welcome Event in Innsbruck and Fulbright Gathering: November 11, 2016
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USTA Welcome Event in Innsbruck and Fulbright Gathering: November 11, 2016

Provincial governments and local high schools across Austria are teaming up to give incoming US Teaching Assistants tours of the provincial capitals and receptions! USTA Program Officer Belona Berchtaler is travelling around the country to meet and welcome the new USTAs.
USTA Second-Year Kick-Off: October 7, 2016
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USTA Second-Year Kick-Off: October 7, 2016

Fulbright Austria will host an afternoon of brainstorming, discussion, and just plain fun for the second-year teaching assistants to start the new school year off with enthusiasm. The program will include group activities were TAs can share what lessons and strategies worked best for them in the previous year, as well as share what ideas they have for making their second year even better than the first. The afternoon will be followed by a reception where first-year teaching assistant can mingle with and ask advice from second-year teaching assistants.
USTA Orientation, September 26-30, 2016
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USTA Orientation, September 26-30, 2016

Over 100 new USTAs got oriented in beautiful Saalbach Hinterglemm and historic St Pölten Austria before starting their new positions as TAs in secondary school classrooms across all nine Austrian provinces. Executive Director Dr. Lonnie Johnson, Program Officer Belona Berchtaler, and Program Assistant Betsy Akins welcomed the new cohort as part of the Fulbright Austria community.

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