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The Etta-Becker-Donner Scholarship Programme facilitates contacts between researchers as well as promotes and strengthens contacts between research institutions from Austria and Latin America and the Caribbean. The scholarship holders visit research institutions of their thematic interest to explore possibilities for joint future collaborations. Thus, scientific exchange can even be stronger supported. The scholarship covers costs up to a total amount of € 2.600 for travel (economic class) and subsistence in Austria (up to 10 days).The programme is financed by the Austrian Ministry for Science and Research and implemented by the Austrian Latin America Institute.

Violetta (Etta) Becker-Donner was director of the Museum of Ethnology of Vienna as well as co-founder and president (1965-1975) of the Latin America Institute. In the last years of her scientific work she especially concentrated on South and Central America.

Sixth Call: will be announced in December 2017!

Fifth Call: 17 of February to 31 of March 2017

For the fifth Call following criteria (among others) have to be met in order to be eligible:

  • Be a researcher from Latin America and the Caribbean - this year only researchers from the following regions may apply for the scholarship:
    Central America: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    Caribbean: Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic
    Andean Region: Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia
  • Have a postgraduate level or at least three years of research experience (full time)
  • Be a member or an employee of a research institution and/or a higher education institution and/or a SME which dedicates its work to research
Calls Deadlines
Fifth Call 17 of February to 31 of March 2017
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