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Hertha Firnberg Program for Highly Qualified Female Scientists, Austria

By | 21 Dec 2015
Deadline
To be announced
Postdoctoral Degree

The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) is offering extremely well qualified female scientists who are working towards a career in universities the chance of a two-stage funding for a total of six years. The career development programme for female scientists is divided into the Hertha Firnberg Programme for post-docs, which aims to support women at the start of their scientific careers, and the Elise Richter Programme for senior post-docs,and the Elise Richter Program for arts-based research, Elise Richter PEEK, which aim at providing the necessary qualifications to apply for professorial positions within Austria or abroad. The goal of the Hertha Firnberg Program is: i). Improvement of the career prospects for women in Austrian research facilities, and ii). very generous support during the postdoc phase for women at the start of their scientific careers or on its resumption following maternity leave.
 

Target group
Citizens of ANY country

 

Fields of study
Postdoctoral studies in ANY discipline

 

Eligibility
Highly qualified female scientists of any scientific discipline, who have completed their university studies
completed doctoral studies
international scientific publications

 

Value of Scholarship
The value is 63.510 € personnel costs per year plus 12,000 € p.a. for material, travel, assistance etc.

 

How to Apply
For more information on the scholarship and application, please visit:
http://www.fwf.ac.at/en/research-funding/fwf-programmes/firnberg-programme/

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