Published On: Tue, Feb 10th, 2015

Danubis Young Scientist Award

Deadline: 20 March, 2015
Open to: young scientists from Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Romania and the Ukraine
Prize: EUR 1,200

Description

The Danubius Award was created in 2011 by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) with the intention to honor persons with extraordinary achievements in their scientific activity and output in relation to the Danube Region.

The award seeks to highlight the scientific work and talent of young researchers and enhance the visibility of the scientific community in the region. Moreover, the award encourages young scientists to engage themselves in the scientific examination of the multifaceted issues and questions specifically related to the Danube Region.

Eligibility

This award will be granted to 14 young scientists – one in each country that is part of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Romania and the Ukraine).

Award

The award will be endowed with 1,200 Euros for each winner of the young scientist award.

Application

To apply you need to sent the following documents at a.winkler@idm.at

  • maximum 3 pages summary of the scientific work (e.g. thesis, dissertation, journal article, scientific publication etc.);
  • 1/2 page statement explaining the relevance of the work for the Danube Region and as appropriate the relevance beyond national borders;
  • Curriculum Vitae including publication list of the candidate (max. 3 pages);
  • Copy of the document related to the award of the highest academic title received (to verify the criteria of max. 5 years after PhD);

The deadline for applications is 20 March, 2015.

For more information please visit the official webpage or download the official call

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