Franz Werfel Grant for Research in Austria

Each year, entries for the Franz Werfel Grant are invited. Individuals from any country are welcome to apply. They will be participating in visiting research at an Austrian university. The winners will be granted material support for 18 months. Follow-up support also will be given. The deadline is March 1st and September 15th annually.

Program Description
Franz Werfel, who was born 1890 in Prague and died 1945 in California, is one of the most famous representatives of Austrian Literature. Therefore the Franz Werfel Grant addresses itself to young university teachers whose work focuses on Austrian Literature. The grant programme, which was initiated in 1992, is open to applicants from all over the world. Recipients of Werfel grants can work as visiting researchers at university departments and carry out specialist studies in libraries, archives or at research institutions.

Award Value
Grantees will receive benefit of not only offer material support for up to 18 months but through follow-up support also guarantees sustainability. Follow-up support includes the following measures:

  • Yearly invitation to a professionally relevant symposium
  • Yearly endowment for the purchase of specialist literature on the occasion of this symposium
  • One-month research grant every three years
  • Habilitation grant
  • Publication allowance

Level and Area of Studies
Research program in any field.

Place of Study
At an Austrian Institution.

Eligibility and Criteria
There are no specific criteria to apply this Franz Werfel Grant.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

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Application Instruction
Please go to the link below to apply this grant.

Submission Deadline
March 1st and September 15th each year.

Website and Application Link

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