Erich Thenius Fellowship

The fellowship is granted for outstanding scientific work (incl. master or doctoral thesis) in the area of (vertebrate) palaeontology. Scientists who are Austrian citizens are invited to apply.

Selection  Process
The recipient of the fellowship is chosen by a committee composed of members of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
In autumn, the recipient is honored in an award ceremony at the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

The award amounts to EUR 5.000,-

Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2017

Documents required for submission:

  • Online application form
  • CV (tabular form) incl. list of publications
  • Letter of reference
  • Reviews of the master thesis or doctoral thesis
  • Abstract of the thesis (1-3 pages)
  • Copy of the master thesis or doctoral thesis

Please send all documents by email (application@oeaw.ac.at) and two print versions (only one print version of the publications) by regular mail to the following address:

Austrian Academy of Sciences
Awards and Fellowships
Postgasse 7-9
1010 Wien

E-Mail: stipref@oeaw.ac.at