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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. 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 international and local travel expenses, conference fee and daily allowance (up to 10 days). The programme is financed by the Austrian Ministry for Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and implemented by the Austrian Latin America Institute in cooperation with the Department of Political Science of the University of Vienna.

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: 23rd of January to 11th of March 2018

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

  • Be a researcher from Latin America - this year five 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
  • 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
Sixth Call 23rd of January to 11th of March 2018
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