The Austrian Fulbright Commission and the IFK International Research Center for Cultural Studies | University of Art and Design Linz in Vienna offer grants for U.S. scholars and cultural studies graduate students.
Applicants for Austrian Academy of Sciences DOC fellowships have had the opportunity to state the IFK as a desired research location for a doctoral fellowship since the 2009/2010 academic year.
Applications are filed by the Austrian Academy of Sciences administrative office for scholarships and prizes.
IFK_Research Fellowships are intended for postdoctoral researchers who are at an early stage in their academic careers. Qualified applications for this fellowship will be accepted from individuals of all nationalities and regardless of institutional or professional affiliation. In cases of where applicants are of comparable qualification, Austrian applicants will be given preference.
The IFK_Academy is aimed at young academics (doctoral students in particular) and artists who are well-versed in cultural studies and have a special interest in the study of culture(s). Austrian applicants or individuals working at Austrian scientific institutions are particularly encouraged to submit applications.
All selected applicants – a maximum of 20 individuals – will receive board and accommodation in a single room at the location of the academy. Participants are responsible for their own travel expenses to Upper Austria.
Junior Fellowships for doctoral candidates with Austrian citizenship as well as for non-austrian doctoral students who are being supervised at Austrian universities (up to the age of 35).
IFK_Senior Fellowships are intended for outstanding researchers who are advanced in their academic careers, and want to pursue their own research at the IFK while fostering intellectual cooperation with the IFK_Fellows and other Austrian colleagues. Qualified applications for this fellowship will be accepted from individuals of all nationalities and regardless of institutional or professional affiliation. Applicants with an international reputation and a publication profile that identifies them as leading experts in their respective scientific fields are particularly encouraged to apply.