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October 18, 2011 - FSI Stanford, The Europe Center In the News

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Carlie Numi, Deputy Administrator at The Dietrich W. Botstiber Foundation

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian American Studies Announces 2012 Applications Available

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) offers grants and a fellowship to promote an understanding of the historic relationship between Austria and the United States. The 2012 application guidelines are now available.

BIAAS Grant Program 2012
BIAAS seeks grant proposals for projects aimed at promoting an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria in the fields of history, politics, economics and law. Grant proposals that further the Institute’s mission will also be accepted in the fields of literature, poetry, music and translations. Grant proposals may include support for related lectures, seminars, workshops, conferences and documentaries. Grant proposals for salary replacement will not be considered. Grants will not exceed $25,000 unless a compelling case is made for a larger grant.

Grant proposals must be submitted by March 31, 2012. Applicants will be notified of the result of their application in July 2012. Grants will be distributed on or before September 1, 2012. A final report will be due within ninety days after the completion date of the award period.

BIAAS Fellowship 2012
BIAAS is accepting applications for the Botstiber Fellowship in Austrian-American Studies. The fellowship will be awarded to a scholar or professional who seeks funds for a project that promotes an understanding of the historic relationship between Austria and the United States. A grant of up to $30,000 will be considered for support for salary, travel, or other necessary expenses. Applications from (i) graduate students, (ii) early-career professionals and (iii) mid-career professionals will be accepted. Grant applications must be submitted by March 31, 2012. Applicants will be notified of the result of their applications in June 2012. Distribution of the grant may occur within a two-year period thereafter.

Guidelines and More Information
For grant and fellowship application guidelines, and for more information about BIAAS, please visit the BIAAS website at www.botstiber.org/austrian or contact:

Carlie Numi
Deputy Administrator
The Dietrich W. Botstiber Foundation
200 E. State Street, Suite 306-A
P.O. Box 1819
Media, Pennsylvania 19063

Email: cnumi@botstiber.org
Telephone: 610-566-3375
Fax: 610-566-3376




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