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.

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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

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  • 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.

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

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