Nominations Open for Georg Forster Research Award to Win Upto EUR 60,000

Deadline: 28 February 2019

Nominations are open for Georg Forster Research Award to internationally renowned academics from developing and transition countries.

The objective of the Georg Forster Research Award is to honour the recipients’ life’s work to date.

Award winners are invited to conduct a research project of their own choosing in Germany in close collaboration with a specialist colleague.

Benefits

  • The award amount totals €60,000. In Germany, research awards are generally exempt from income tax under German tax law.
  • To support the collaboration, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation may grant additional funding of up to €25,000, particularly for participating in scientific conferences, additional material resources, e.g., specialist literature and scientific equipment for the nominee’s own institute, as well as for involving junior researchers.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nominees must be nationals of a developing or transition country (excluding People’s Republic of China and India).
  • Applicants must have had their main residence and place of work in one of these countries for at least five years.
  • The nominee’s outstanding academic qualifications must be internationally recognised and documented by corresponding successes in research, such as positively received academic publications or previous awards.
  • The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation particularly encourages the nomination of qualified female researchers.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/georg-forster-award.html

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