It’s been a bit quiet on the blog lately, mainly due to the fact that I’m on research leave to complete my book on Tourism and Austrian national identity. But this morning I came across a photo on twitter that I can’t ignore, because it shows two of Agnes Scott alums program as part of the Fulbright Austria Program in Vienna (look for the red circles in the photo): Continue reading
Agnes Scott Seniors: If teaching is on your radar, you should consider applying for the US Teaching Assistantship in Austria. The deadline is January 15, 2013! For more information, watch the video on the front page of our blog and check out the program’s website, which has a host of useful information and explains the application procedures in great detail.
Since 1962, US students have had the opportunity to work as teaching assistants at secondary schools throughout Austria. Although participants are not technically Fulbright grantees, the program follows the goals and mission of the Fulbright exchanges.
Agnes Scott College and the German Studies program in particular have a strong connection to this program through our alumna, Molly Roza.
This week I will start working on Fulbright applications with two highly qualified candidates.
For those of you who could imagine a Fulbright application in the next couple of semesters, start thinking about the process early. And don’t forget that ASC has an amazing connection to the Fulbright office in Austria, our “woman in Vienna,” Molly Roza.
Molly was filmed for the documentary “Fulbright at Sixty”, the interview with her starts at about 9:20min into the clip:
A while ago I already linked a video of Molly in Vienna, talking about her time at Agnes Scott; here it is again:
Studying German will make you go places. And it’s wonderful to catch up with former students. Here’s a video message from Molly Roza, an ASC alumna who went to Vienna, Austria, with a Fulbright and…well, watch for yourselves. (This video premieres the new ASC German Studies channel on youtube, subscribe to it if you like it.)