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Post-Graduate Visiting Research Fellowship for 2022/2023

2022-02-17 10:04:18

As part of the Liberty Bridge Program, Hungary Foundation is now accepting applications to the Post-Graduate Visiting Research Fellowship for the 2022/2023 academic year.

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The 12-month fully funded research fellowship will run from August 2022 through July 2023. 

The program was established to bolster in-residence scholarly research at top US universities in the fields of liberal arts and social sciences, in areas where Hungarian academic research is underrepresented. 

The goal is to support academic research of strategic importance to the US-Hungary relationship with educational institutions that are likely to become long-term partners for future academic collaborations. 

Applicants must be at least in their third year of their PhD program at a Hungarian academic institution or must have received their PhD within the last 5 years, preference will be given to those who are actively teaching in Hungary. Candidates must have secured a letter of invitation from a US host institution at the time of their application. 

For this fellowship, the Hungary Foundation is looking for highly motivated, young Hungarian scholars with an outstanding academic record and the drive to be bridge builders between Hungary and the US. 

The fellowship is designed to be family-friendly: the allowance will cover all visa fees, health insurance, and international travel costs for the applicant’s dependents as well. 

The Fellowship’s financial assistance covers the following: 

  • monthly stipend for 12 months to cover living expenses ($7,000/month for families; $5,500 for individuals) 
  • visa support and related fees (for the fellow as well as the fellow’s dependents) 
  • health insurance (for the fellow as well as the fellow’s dependents) 
  • dedicated domestic travel and conference support (up to $7,500 per fellow) 
  • books, memberships, and subscriptions (up to $500 per fellow) 
  • publications support (up to $1000 per fellow) 
  • host institution tuition (if applicable, up to $10,000 per fellow) 

Application Criteria 

  • Full CV: in English, must include the date of birth, citizenship, and full publication list 
  • Research Project Statement: must include a full description of the candidate’s research project, list of area experts in the field to be consulted, other academic institutions, and think tank the applicant wishes to visit 
  • Three Letters of Recommendation: must include at least one academic recommendation and needs to be tailored to this specific fellowship 
  • Host Institution Acceptance Letter: must specify the host institution’s exact department and professor who will aid and provide mentorship for the applicant during the stay 
  • Cover Letter: must include whether the applicant is applying alone or with family members, any previous research in the United States 

To start the online application visit the fellowship application page here

Application deadline: April 1, 2022 
Expected Fellowship decision: April 25, 2022 

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