Grant Size :  

$10,000 to $100,000

Closing Date :

  07-12-2023

Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award

About

Would you like to nominate an international researcher from abroad who completed their doctorate less than 18 years ago for a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award?? If you are a recognised academic at a research institution in Germany, you can submit nomination for the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award.

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation presents approximately 20 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Awards annually to internationally renowned academics from abroad in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments in research.

The award is named for German astronomer and mathematician Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel (1784–1846) and funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

Award Information

The award amount is €45,000. Award winners are also invited to conduct a research project of their choice at a research institution in Germany in cooperation with specialist colleagues there. The award enables a total stay of between six months and a full year, which can be split into multiple stays.

Who may submit a nomination?

Nominations for a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award may be initiated by established researchers at research institutions in Germany. Humboldt Foundation award winners working abroad are also eligible to submit nominations jointly with a researcher working in Germany.

 

Eligibility :

Eligible for nomination are researchers whose outstanding academic qualification is internationally recognized and can be demonstrated through corresponding successes in research. Nominees must moreover offer a well-founded expectation of future outstanding academic achievements that will have a lasting impact on their discipline beyond their immediate research area. The individual nominated must additionally meet the following criteria:

  • The nominated individual must have gained her/his doctorate no more than 18 years ago. An exception to this rule may be made where justified (eg in the case of career breaks to raise children).

  • The nominee may not previously have received an award from the Humboldt Foundation for her/his academic work.

  • The nominee must have lived and worked outside Germany for over five years at the time of nomination.

  • The nominee must not yet have entered permanent employment in Germany at the time of selection.

  • Self-nominations are not possible, nor may you nominate close relatives or your marital/registered partner. they particularly encourage the nomination of qualified female researchers.

 

Post Date: 17-May-2022

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