SAIA, n.o.

AUSTRIA - research stay for postdocs (3 - 6 months) - Action Austria - Slovakia



Home country
Austria
Host country
Slovakia
Field of study/research
Natural Sciences
Technical Sciences
Medicine
Agriculture Sciences
Social Sciences
Humanities
Arts
Type of support
scholarship
Support category
research mobility
Target group (when applying for the scholarship)
university teacher, researcher
Duration
3 - 6 months
Finance source
Action Austria - Slovakia, Cooperation in Science and Education (Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic and the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy of the Republic of Austria)
Quota
number of scholarships awarded depends upon the funds available and the quality of applications
Offered support
Action Austria - Slovakia is obliged to provide scholarship holders with:
  • a scholarship of 1 500 €/month. The scholarship shall cover their living costs (accommodation, board, etc.) and health insurance during their stay in Slovakia.
Deadline
20.10.2017 23:59
Submission of applications
Scholarship applications are submitted on-line at www.scholarships.at
Application form and supporting documents
Application is to be submitted on-line via: www.scholarships.at

Further information about required documents (information in Slovak and in German language): www.aktion.saia.sk
Other relevant information
  • Scholarship holder shall cover his/her travel costs.
  • Scholarship applicants shall study or work at an Austrian state university or Fachhochschule within the field of science funded mostly by the Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy of the Republic of Austria.
  • Postdoc = an individual without habilitation. Holder of a PhD degree (or equivalent) less than 10 years.
  • Scholarship holders are not allowed to take up paid work in Slovakia while receiving a grant.
  • A part of the application procedure is a personal interview.

More information at: www.aktion.saia.sk, http://grants.at
Programme administrator
SAIA, n. o.
Aktion Österreich – Slowakei
Sasinkova 10
812 20 Bratislava
Slovakia

Contact details: http://www.aktion.saia.sk/de/pages/kontakte
Selection procedure
The selection of scholarship holders is made in several steps:
  • after the deadline the application is undergoing a formal check by the Programme Office,
  • applications fullfiling the formal criteria are evaluated by external experts (evaluation of the research proposal and research background of the applicant)
  • applications evaluated with a score 75 % or higher are proceeded for further consideration and applicants are invited to a personal interview with a selection committee
  • the Selection Committee, based on the interviews and expert evaluations decides upon the applications.
It is expected that the final decision on application should be taken within 3 months after the submission deadline.

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