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Dissertation Completion Fellowship 2021/22

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The dissertation scholarship for the final phase aims to support doctoral students in the last phase of their dissertation until completion.

Funding for:

  • Regular students (“ordentliche Studierende”) of all doctoral studies of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna or of the University of Art and Design Linz can apply for the fellowship.
  • The applicants should convincingly convey that the successful finalization of the dissertation or the Ph.D. project is possible during the fellowship.
  • The expected quality of the dissertation or the Ph.D. project is a central criterion in the selection process.


  • The fellowship can only be awarded once per person during the whole doctoral/Ph.D. study period.
  • Applications can be submitted either in German or in English.
  • The fellowships have to be started within six months after the applicants have been informed about the award of the fellowship (between January and June 2021).
  • The net income or the amount of other sources of funding (e.g. grants, fellowships, etc.) must not exceed EUR 841,-- per month on average during the fellowship. This amount represents the highest stipend according to the Studies Grant Act.

Deadline for submission is Monday, November 8, 2021, 11:00 a.m. via submission platform .