Danubius Young Scientist Award 2018

Deadline: 31 May 2018
Open to: young scientists from Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Romania and Ukraine
Award: 1.200 EUR for each winner

Description

The ”Danubius Award” was created in 2011 by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF) 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.

2018 this award will, for the fifth time, be complemented with a specific price for young scientists – the ”Danubius Young Scientist Award“. 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 Ukraine]. 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

  • Scientific excellence and innovative approach of the academic work;
  • Thematic relevance of the scientific work for issues/problems of the Danube Region;
  • The relevance of the scientific work beyond the national borders;
  • Potential of the candidate (for example: integration in international networks, participation in scientific projects, publication history, experience in teaching etc.);

Award

The award will be endowed with 1.200 EUR for each winner of the young scientist award.

How to Apply?

Documents have to be submitted in English language (exception: copy of the academic title received) and have to consist of the following parts:

  • A) Max. 3 pages summary of the scientific work  (e.g. thesis, dissertation, journal article, scientific publication, etc.);
  • B) 1/2 page statement explaining the relevance of the work for the Danube Region and as appropriate the relevance beyond national borders;
  • C) Curriculum vitae including publication list of the candidate (max. 3 pages);
  • D) Copy of the document related to the award of the highest academic title received (to verify the criteria of max. 5 years after master degree or Ph.D. degree).
  • Nominations will be accepted in electronic format and in English language only;
  • Nominations including all relevant documents have to be sent to: [email protected]  ;
  • The deadline for submitting nominations is on Thursday 31th of May 2018 at 23:59;

For more information please visit the official website.