Applications for Ernst Mach follow-up Grants are open to international post-Doctorate Scholars who are pursuing research or teaching at a higher education institution/university.
Course Level:Â Research Grants PhD
Eligible Field of Study:Â Natural Sciences, Technical Sciences, Human Medicine, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, Arts.
Eligible Countries:Â See list below
To be taken at (country):Â Austria
- Maximum age: 50 years
- For the application deadline February 1, 2019: Born on or after February 1, 1969
- For the application deadline November 1, 2019: Born on or after November 1, 1969
- Applicants must not have studied/pursued research/pursued academic work in Austria in the last six months before taking up the grant.
- Grants in this programme can only be applied for every 5 years
Selecion Criteria:Â During the selection process the following criteria are examined and assessed:
â€¢ Purpose of your stay
â€¢ Why did you choose the specific target institution in Austria?
â€¢ Added value of the stay for the partner countries concerned (establishment and/or continuation of institutional cooperation)
â€¢ Prior teaching and research activities
Number of Awardees:Â Not specified
Value of Grant:Â
- Monthly grant
- Accident and health insurance If necessary.
- Scholarship holders will receive a travel costs subsidy
Duration of Grant:Â 1 to 3 months
Eligible Countries:Â Afghanistan;Â Algeria; American Samoa;Â Angola; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bangladesh; Belize;Â Benin; Bhutan; Bolivia;Â Botswana; Brazil;Â Burkina Faso;Â Burundi;Â Cabo Verde; Cambodia;Â Cameroon;Â Central African Republic;Â Chad; Chile; China; Colombia; Comoros;Â Congo;Â Congo â€“ Democratic Republic of the; Cook Islands; Costa Rica;Â Cote Dâ€™Ivoire; Cuba;Â Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador;Â Egypt; El Salvador;Â Equatorial Guinea;Â Eritrea;Â Ethiopia; Fiji;Â Gabon;Â Gambia; Georgia;Â Ghana; Grenada; Guatemala;Â Guinea;Â Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; India; Indonesia; Iran â€“ Islamic Republic of; Iraq; Jamaica; Jordan; Kazakhstan;Â Kenya; Kiribati; Korea â€“ Democratic Peopleâ€™s Republic of; Kyrgyzstan; Lao Peopleâ€™s Democratic Republic; Lebanon;Â Lesotho;Â Liberia;Â Libya;Â Madagascar;Â Malawi; Malaysia; Maldives;Â Mali; Marshall Islands;Â Mauritania;Â Mauritius; Mexico; Micronesia â€“ Federated States of; Mongolia; Montserrat;Â Morocco;Â Mozambique; Myanmar;Â Namibia; Nauru; Nepal; Nicaragua;Â Niger;Â Nigeria; Niue; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines;Â Rwanda; Saint Helena; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sao Tome and Principe;Â Senegal;Â Seychelles;Â Sierra Leone; Solomon Islands;Â Somalia;Â South Africa;Â South Sudan; Sri Lanka;Â Sudan; Suriname;Â Swaziland; Syrian Arab Republic; Tajikistan;Â Tanzania â€“ United Rebublic of; Thailand; Timor-Leste;Â Togo; Tokelau; Tonga;Â Tunisia; Turkmenistan; Tuvalu;Â Uganda; Uruguay; Uzbekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; Viet Nam; Wallis and Futuna; West Bank and Gaza Strip; Yemen;Â Zambia;Â Zimbabwe.
The following documents have to be uploaded together with the online application at www.scholarships.at:
â€¢ Consent of the academic partner in Austria
â€¢ Scan of your passport (page with the name and photo)
â€¢ Proof of employment by the home institution
â€¢ Curriculum Vitae
â€¢ Scan of university graduation certificate of PhD or doctoral studies
Scholarship Application Deadline:Â
- 1st February 2019
- 1st November, 2019
Award Provider:Â AustrianÂ Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economics â€“ BMWFW
Important Notes:Â The recipients of grants will get the grant contract (Letter of Award and Letter of Acceptance) from the OeAD-GmbH/ICM. The contract covers the following aspects: Start and end dates of the grant; monthly grant rate; grant payment modalities (including a possible travel cost subsidy); compulsory presence at the place of study; performance record; data protection; repayment requirements.