Irmgard Lettner and Ernst Lemberger scholarship for supporting final degrees

Deadline: Thursday, Feb 27, 2020, 11:00am

Target group
Enrolled students of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (diploma studies, MA, BA, PhD in Practice), who are in their last year of studying (preparing their final degrees) and who are socially disadvantaged will be supported. Applicants have to live and work in Vienna.

Fellowship holders get the possibility to live free of charge in a flat with atelier (size: 70 squaremeters; duration: 11 months from September 2020 until July 2021; location: Karmeliterplatz 3, 1020 Vienna). Accommodation facilities: Living room, bedroom (double bed), bath, atelier (full furnished and equipped). For keeping pets a special permit is needed. The kitchen is furnished with an electric cooker, freezer, the bath includes a washing machine. The house includes a terrace and a garden, which can be co-used by the fellowship holder. There is also the possibility to park a bicycle.

Awarding conditions
The following documents have to be submitted as one PDF file with a maximum size of 5 MB and a maximum of 30 pages, file name: “Name_Surname_LettnerLemberger”:

  • short description of project (1-2 pages)
  • digital portfolio of the artist including CV
  • letter of motivation
  • narrative proof which demonstrates social disadvantage
  • a statement by the thesis advisor why the person should be supported
  • students from third country nations (non-EU members) have to demonstrate a legal permit to stay

The fellowship holder will be disclosed at the graduation day in June 2020. An official confirmation of the grant is given previously. The presence at the annunciation of the scholarship is required.

The jury consists of four professors of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna as well as one external artist or curator.

For further information please contact Daniela Jungmann-Masilko (, +43 1 588 16-1202)


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