The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) seeks grant proposals for projects aimed at promoting an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria (including Habsburg Austria).
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Applications are due by 5:00 PM EST, March 1, 2021.
Eligible academic fields include Art, Culture, Film, Gender, History, Literature, Music, Painting, Photography, Political Science, Psychology.
Our mission is to promote an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria. Therefore, funding proposals should be transatlantic in scope. We rarely fund projects that do not involve both countries or, at least, link the Habsburg Empire and the Americas.BIAAS funding can be used for research anywhere necessary for the project, even if it is not physically in the United States or Austria. Several former grantees have utilized archives in other Habsburg successor states and the archives of international organizations in other European countries and elsewhere.
Applications may include support for research, publications, and web/media projects. Salary replacement and/or tuition are not eligible. The maximum funding an applicant may seek is $25,000; there is no minimum request. The maximum award period for a Botstiber grant is one year, beginning on September 1 and concluding August 31. Please write your budget and application such that the proposed work does not start before September 1 and that you are not requesting funding beyond August 31 of the following year.
Only grant applications submitted through the online application system will be considered. First-time users must create an account prior to beginning the application process. Users can then begin to prepare and save the application within the system prior to submission. Applicants are encouraged to review frequent application questions here.
Applications are due by 5:00 PM EST, March 1, 2021. Applicants will be notified of the results of their applications in June 2021. Grants will be distributed before September 1, 2021, with the grant award period beginning on September 1, 2021, and ending on August 31, 2022. A final report will be due within ninety days after the completion date of the award period.
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