Richard G. Plaschka Award

Applications for the Richard G. Plaschka Award are invited from scholars who have produced extraordinary achievements in the field of Eastern, East Central and Southeastern European history and are under 40.

Selection Process

Prize winners are decided by the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences at the recommendation of an awards committee which can also seek external reviews.

Application Documents

  • Tabular CV and list of publications
  • Letter of recommendation or expert reviews of the scholarly work(s) submitted
  • Abstract(s) for the scholarly work(s) submitted
  • One copy of no more than three of the applicant’s most important publications

Application only by ONLINE FORM.

ONLINE FORM: Application deadline 2020 expired.

The completed documents are to be uploaded via the online form and sent by post.

Fill in the online form and upload the documents as a total of 2 PDF files.

It is not necessary to supply signatures in the electronic versions. Protected files will not be accepted.

The individual files may not exceed 10 MB. The files are to be given the following names:

Application_Surname.pdf  (i.e. application documents)

Publication_Surname.pdf  (i.e. Publication) 

Please send the application documents, the submitted publications and the completed and signed online form by post to the following address:

Department of Fellowships and Awards
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Vordere Zollamtsstraße 3
1030 Wien



Research Areas

Value of the award
4.000,-- Euro

Bienally, in even years

Next call for applications: 2022


  • Private Foundation