With the dissertation completion fellowships the University of Vienna supports early stage researchers of all disciplines in the last phase of their PhD. It is the aim of the fellowships that the funded PhD-projects should be finalised and submitted within the funding period of up to six months.
PhD candidates in Law can apply for a Dissertation Completion Fellowship within a seperate call.
All documents have to be submitted online through the funding portal of the Service Unit Research Services and Career Development.
Application Deadline: 21 Arpil 2017 (15:00) till 12 May 2017 (15:00)
PhD candidates in the last phase of their PhD.
Amount: EUR 1.000,-- per month
Duration: up to 6 months
Start: 1 August 2017 until 1 November 2017
Deadline: 21 April - 12 May 2017, 15:00.
Application: All documents have to be submitted online through the Funding Portal of the Service Unit Research Services and Career Development.
A complete application consists of:
1.) Completed online application form.
2.) Following documents as pdf attachments to the online application form:
Please note: Only complete applications will be considered for funding.
Formal criteria: The Service Unit Research Services and Career Development will check all applications for completeness and if all formal criteria have been fulfilled.
Selection procedure: A panel of experts, appointed by the Rectorate of the University of Vienna, will review all applications and select the projects which are to be funded. Main criteria for the selection are:
The dissertation completion fellowship will be awarded competitively on the basis of the submitted documents and within the financial limits of the funding scheme. For applications of similar quality additional selection criteria like academic (publications, conference presentations) and study record (length of studies, etc.) will be applied.
All applicants agree that that anonymised information on the funding schemes of the University of Vienna will be published and forwarded to the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research.
The applicants enjoy no legal right for funding.
The applicants will be informed in December about the outcome of the selection procedure.