Grants and Awards

Research grants

  • Jul—Aug 2017 ESI Junior Research fellowship for the project “Lorentzian curvature revisited” for an extended research stay at the Erwin Schrödinger International Institute of Mathematics and Physics in Vienna, Austria (EUR 2,620)
  • Oct 2012 — Jun 2013 “For Women in Science” fellowship (awarded to four young, excellent female scientists from medicine, mathematics, natural and life sciences) by L’Oréal Austria in cooperation with the Austrian Commission for UNESCO, the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the Austrian Ministry for Science and Research (acceptance rate: 7%, EUR 20,000)
  • Sep 2011 — Jul 2012 Bourse d’excellence Eiffel (excellence scholarship for international students) by the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (acceptance rate: 31%, EUR 15,035)
  • Jan—Dec 2010 Forschungsstipendium (research fellowship) by the University of Vienna for the project FS 506 “Analysis of singular geometrical structures” (acceptance rate: 28%, EUR 13,000)


  • Nov 2014 Studienpreis (thesis award) of the Austrian Mathematical Society for my PhD thesis “Analytic and geometric aspects of spacetimes of low regularity” (EUR 500)
  • Nov 2014 Würdigungspreis (award of appreciation for outstanding performance during university studies) by the Austrian Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (EUR 2,500)
  • Mar 2014 Promotio sub auspiciis (praesidentis rei publicae), gold ring from the President of Austria, highest possible honor for achievements during school and university studies in Austria (awarded to 0.8% of PhD graduates)
  • 2005—07 Leistungsstipendien (merit scholarships) from the University of Vienna, awarded three times in Mathematics (EUR 727 each)

Financial support for conference organization

Smaller fellowships and travel support

  • 2018 AIP (Acadamic Initiatives Program) travel fund, Rutgers University, United States (USD 2,154)
  • Sep—Dec 2015 financial support to attend the trimester program on Mathematical General Relativity at the IHP, Paris, France (EUR 800)
  • Mar 2014 Excellence scholarship (awarded to sub auspiciis candidates, support for national and international mobility for 2 years) by the Austrian Ministry of Science, Research and Economy and the University of Vienna (EUR 9,000)
  • Mar—Jul 2014 Riemann fellowship for a stay at the Riemann Center for Geometry and Physics at the Leibniz University Hanover, Germany (EUR 8,000)
  • Sep 2013 selected to attend the first Heidelberg Laureate Forum, supported by the Klaus Tschira foundation, Germany
  • Jun—Aug 2013 Scientific stay in Paris fully supported by the Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris (EUR 2,700)