Verena Holztrattner is a PhD candidate at the University of Salzburg, Austria. She is currently working as a research fellow with the project “Gender and Comedy in the Age of the American Revolution.” Her research interests include Theater Studies, Gender Studies, and Early American Literature and Culture.

Application Advice: Eccles Centre European Postgraduate Award

Writing applications can be a scary undertaking, especially if you have only recently graduated and cannot yet boast with an impressive list of publications or extensive work experience in any specific area. You might even feel that you have not achieved anything truly noteworthy so far – except, maybe, making it through college alive. Continue reading