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31.07.2018: Sofja Kovalevskaja Award for young research talents

Valuable seed capital and the best conditions for junior researchers from abroad: with the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation promotes outstanding talent and creative approaches to research. Award winners receive up to €1.65 million each, enabling them to spend five years establishing and heading their own research groups at a research institution in Germany.

Junior academics of all disciplines from abroad with outstanding qualifications, who completed their doctorates within the last six years, are eligible to apply for the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award. Applications may also be submitted on completion of doctoral studies. Six awards are scheduled to be granted.

Application deadline: 31 July 2018

Visit www.humboldt-foundation.de/skp_en for further information and a link to the online application package.

Advice and contact
If you have any questions about the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award or would like individual guidance, please contact us at info@avh.de.

You will find examples of previous award winners in the humanities, social and natural sciences in the Sofja Kovalevskaja dossier at www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/dossier-kovalevskaja-award.html.