Scholarship Description :

The Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Research (BMBFW) are now accepting applications for the Danubius Young Scientist Award.

The award is available for young scientists – one in each country that is part of the EUSDR. The award seeks to highlight the scientific work and talent of young researchers and enhance the visibility of the scientific community in the region.

 

Scholarship Provider :

The Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) is a non-government organization that seeks to increase the people’s understanding of this part of the continent and promote positive neighborly relations within the region.

 

Degree Level :

The award is open for young scientists

 

Available Subjects :

The award will be given all scientific disciplines.

 

Scholarship Benefits :

The award will be endowed with 1.200 EUR for each winner of the Danubius Young Scientist Award.

 

Eligible Countries :

Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Germany, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Romania.

 

Eligible Nationalities :

To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria :

  • 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, Czechia, Germany, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Romania, and Ukraine) ;
  • No formal age limit, but there is the limitation to participants that have received their master/D.max. 5 years ago (= after the 1st of January 2014) ;
  • Submissions of candidates holding only a bachelor degree will not be accepted ;
  • Candidates for the Danubius Young Scientist Award can come from all scientific disciplines. The number of nominations per organization is limited to a maximum number of 3.

 

Application Procedure :

  • You can apply through email for this award ;
  • Candidates for the Danubius Young Scientist Award can come from all scientific disciplines ;
  • The number of nominations per organization is limited to a maximum number of 3.

To apply, nominations including all relevant documents have to be sent to [email protected]  

 

Documents Required :

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

  • Maximum 2 pages summary of the scientific work (e.g. thesis, dissertation, journal article, scientific publication etc.) and its specific relevance for the Danube Region ;
  • 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 ;
  • Consolidate/merge parts A) and B) into one file (preferably in pdf format), while C) the copy of the academic degree can be a separate document.

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