Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS)

Awards for doctoral dissertations

Here you can find prizes and awards with which your achievements and your commitment are honored and rewarded. Please pay attention to the relevant deadline.

Overview "awards for doctoral dissertations"
  • Academics.de - academics-Preis für Nachwuchswissenschaftler*innen des Jahres (academics Prize for Young Scientists of the Year)>> Info
  • Alfred Kärcher-Förderstiftung (Alfred Kärcher Foundation) – Alfred Kärcher-Förderpreis (Alfred Kärcher Sponsorship Award)>> Info
  • Bernd Rendel Prize of the DFG for young geoscientists >> Info 
  • Bundeskanzler-Willy-Brandt-Stiftung (Chancellor Willy Brandt Foundation)– Willy-Brandt-Preis (Willy Brandt Prize) >> Info
  • Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik (BME) (German Association of Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics (BME)) – Wissenschaftspreis (Research Award) >> Info 
  • Daimler und Benz-Stiftung (Daimler and Benz Foundation) – Bertha Benz Prize for Female Engineers >> Info
  • DECHEMA e.V. – Doktoranden-Preis für Naturstoff-Forschung (Doctoral Award for Natural Products Research) >> Info 
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hämatologie und Medizinische Onkologie (German Society for Hematology and Medical Oncology) – Doctoral Prize >> Info
  • Deutsche Immobilien Akademie (DIA) (German Real Estate Academy (DIA))– Forschungspreis für Immobilienwirtschaft – International (Research Prize for the Real Estate Industry – International) >> Info
  • Dr. Bertold Moos Stiftung (Dr. Bertold Moos Foundation) - Dr. Bertold Moos Wissenschaftspreis (Dr. Bertold Moos Science Prize) >> Info
  • Dr. Wilhelmy-Stiftung (Dr. Wilhelmy Foundation) - Dr. Wilhelmy VDE-Preis (Dr. Wilhelmy VDE Prize) >> Info
  • Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University)– German Simulation and Gaming Award >> Info 
  • EWB Florence - Tattarillo International Thesis Award >> Info 
  • Forschungspreis Bio-Lebensmittelwirtschaft 2019/20 (Research Prize Organic Food Industry 2019/20) >> Info
  • Fraunhofer IOF - Applied Photonics Award >> Info
  • Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (Wolf-Erich-Kellner-Gedächtnisstiftung) – WEK Prize >> Info 
  • Friedrich-und-Elisabeth-Boysen-Stiftung (Friedrich and Elisabeth Boysen Foundation)– Science Award Environment Engineering >> Info
  • Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI) (German Informatics Society (GI)) – GI Dissertationspreis (GI Dissertation Award) >> Info
  • Gips-Schüle-Stiftung (Gips Schüle Foundation) – Gips-Schüle-Nachwuchspreis (Gips Schüle Newcomer Award)>> Info
  • Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres - Erwin Schrödinger Prize >> Info
  • Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres – Helmholtz Doctoral Prize >> Info
  • H. Wilhelm Schaumann Stiftung (H. Wilhelm Schaumann Foundation) – Dissertationspreis (Dissertation Award) >> Info
  • Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen - ifa Research Award on Foreign Cultural Policy >> Info
  • James Dyson Foundation – James Dyson Award >> Info 
  • Joachim Herz-Stiftung (Joachim Herz Foundation) - Deutscher Wirtschaftspreis (German Economics Award)>> Info
  • KIT Stiftung (KIT Foundation) – ARCADIS award for Earth and Environmental Research >> Info
  • Körber Stiftung (Körber Foundation) – German Thesis Award (Deutscher Studienpreis) >> Info
  • Roman Herzog Forschungspreis (Roman Herzog Research Award) – Social Market Economy (Soziale Marktwirtschaft) >> Info
  • Schaeffler FAG Stiftung (Schaeffler FAG Foundation) – Innovation Award >> Info
  • Soroptimist Club Karlsruhe – Erna-Scheffler-Förderpreis (Erna Scheffler Award) >> Info 
  • Federal Statistical Office of Germany (Statistische Bundesamt) – Gerhard Fürst Award>> Info
  • Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft und Baden-Württemberg Stiftung (Donors' association for the promotion of humanities and sciences in Germany and Baden-Wuerttemberg Foundation) - Fellowships für Innovationen in der Hochschullehre/ Junior-Fellowships (Fellowships for Innovations in Higher Education/ Junior Fellowships) >> Info
  • Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft (Foundation of German Industry) – Klaus Murmann Fellowship Programme>>Info
  • Stiftung Industrieforschung (Foundation Industrial Research)– Prize for scientific studies >> Info 
  • Foundation fiat panis– Josef G. Knoll European Science Award >> Info
  • Umweltstiftung der Sparkasse Karlsruhe Ettlingen (Environmental Foundation of the Sparkasse Karlsruhe Ettlingen) - Sparkassen-Umwelt-Preis (Sparkasse Award for environmental research) >> Info
  • Verband der Metall- und Elektroindustrie Baden-Württemberg e.V. (Baden-Wuerttemberg Employers’ Association of the Metal and Electrical Industry) - Südwestmetall-Preis (ehemals VMI-Preis) (Südwestmetall Prize formerly VMI Prize) >> Info
  • Vodafone Stiftung für Forschung (Vodafone Research Foundation)- Förderpreise der Vodafone Stiftung für Forschung (Awards of the Vodafone Research Foundation) >> Info 
     

 

 

 

Academics.de - academics-Preis für Nachwuchswissenschaftler*innen des Jahres

Target group:
young researchers up to the age of 35

Area of studies:
all

Terms of application:
Suggestions as well as self-applications are accepted. Applications must be submitted in writing in German and/or English.

Amount of funding:
EUR 5,000
The prize is not awarded for a specific purpose.

Bewerbungsschluss:
continuously (usually annually)

For further information please visit the website of the KIT Research Office

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Alfred Kärcher-Förderstiftung (Alfred Kärcher Foundation) – Alfred Kärcher-Förderpreis (Alfred Kärcher Sponsorship Award)

Target group:

Students and staff who work at university institutes and comparable non-profit academic institutions; universities and research institutions

Area of studies:
Cleaning technology

Terms of application:
Dissertations and other academic papers and similar pieces of work, theses and dissertations may be submitted as well as other innovative scientific papers that have been published after the university degree.
The works must be written in English or German.

Period / amount of funding:
Max. EUR 35,000

Deadline:
June 30 every year

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Bernd Rendel Prize of the DFG for Young Geoscientists

Target group:
Early career geoscientists who have graduated, but do not yet hold a doctorate
Area of studies:
Geology, mineralogy, geophysics, marine geosciences, geodesy
Terms of application:
Criteria for the award are quality and originality of submitted research (theses, ongoing dissertations or others), special attention is paid to the research approach and the scientific potential of the candidates. Self-nominations and suggestions from other sources are possible. Please send your application to the German Research Foundation (DFG).
Prize money:
Currently EUR 1,500
Deadline:
The prize is usually awarded annually. Deadline for applications is mid-February.

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Bundeskanzler-Willy-Brandt-Stiftung (Chancellor Willy Brandt Foundation)– Willy-Brandt-Preis (Willy Brandt Prize)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
History, social sciences, law

Terms of application:
Content must be based on the political activity of Willy Brandt. Work is at the date of submission to be not older than one and a half years and not yet published.

Prize money:
EUR 5,000, printing grant or publication

Deadline:
June 8, 2018
The prize is awarded annually.
 
 

 

 

Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik (BME) (German Association of Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics (BME)) – Wissenschaftspreis (Research Award)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Material sciences, purchasing, logistics

Terms of application:
Habilitation and dissertation theses must at the time of filing the application have passed successfully though the university's grading process . Work may already be published.

Prize money:
Habilitation theses and other outstanding scientific works: EUR 5,000, dissertation theses: EUR 3,500

Deadline:
30. September 2019
The prize is awarded every year.

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Daimler und Benz-Stiftung (Daimler and Benz Foundation) – Bertha Benz Prize for Female Engineers

Target group:
Female doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Engineering sciences

Terms of application:
Doctorate to Dr.-Ing. should be rated "magna cum laude" or "summa cum laude" and the date of the nominations not be older than one year (as evidenced by the doctoral certificate). Nominations may be made by universities and independent research institutes. Only one proposal may be submitted per KIT Department (faculty). Self-nominations to the foundation are not possible.
Proposals (including the complete application documents) are to be submitted exclusively in digital form to KHYS by January 27, 2020. Contact is Dorit Dietel-Kronwald.

Prize money:
EUR 10,000

Deadline:
January 27, 2020 (KIT internal)

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DECHEMA e.V. – Doktoranden-Preis für Naturstoff-Forschung (Doctoral Award for Natural Products Research)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Natural substances (structures, biosynthesis, chemical synthesis and reactions, new methods)

Terms of application:
Dissertation must be completed and have been rated at least "magna cum laude". Degree shall date back no longer than twelve months. Self-nomination and proposal are possible.

Prize money:
EUR 500

Deadline:
November 27, 2020

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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hämatologie und Medizinische Onkologie (German Society for Hematology and Medical Oncology) – Doctoral Prize

 

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Medicine, pharmacy or biology

Terms of application:
The applicant may on the day of the deadline not have reached the age of 30. If several authors are involved, it must be clearly identified by the authorship in the abstract, who has applied for the award. Applications must contain an assurance that all the co-authors of the works submitted agree with the application for the doctoral prize.

Prize money:
EUR 2,500

Deadline:
July 31 every year

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Deutsche Immobilien Akademie (DIA) (German Real Estate Academy (DIA))– Forschungspreis für Immobilienwirtschaft – International (Research Prize for the Real Estate Industry – International)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Real estate industry

Terms of application:
The submitted projects should in regard to content relate to a macro- or microeconomic topic of the real estate industry. Those interested can contact the KIT Research Office.

Prize money:
Dissertation, habilitation theses and other outstanding scientific works: EUR 2,500
Diploma and magister theses: EUR 1,000

Deadline:
June 30, 2020

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Dr. Bertold Moos Stiftung (Dr. Bertold Moos Foundation) - Dr. Bertold Moos Wissenschaftspreis (Dr. Bertold Moos Science Prize)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Linguistics, didactics, philosophy / ethics, historical sciences

Terms of application:
Funding is provided particularly for outstanding research achievements in these fields: dissertations, research projects in basic research or applied research and projects in teaching with scientific standards. As selection criteria will be used in particular: innovation potential, scientific and social relevance, potential use of the project.

Prize money:
EUR 10,000

Deadline:
January 12, 2018

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Dr. Wilhelmy-Stiftung (Dr. Wilhelmy Foundation) - Dr. Wilhelmy VDE-Preis (Dr. Wilhelmy VDE Prize)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Electrical engineering, information technology

Terms of application:
In addition to being "cum laude" the dissertation must have a high relevance for the science or business location Germany. The prize is awarded exclusively to electrical engineers who have not exceeded the age of 35 when submitting their dissertation. Only proposals from the German-speaking countries will be considered.

Prize money:
EUR 3,000, up to three prizes a year

Deadline:
March 31, 2018

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Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University)– German Simulation and Gaming Award

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award, postdocs

Area of studies:
Teaching and learning methods regarding "simulation and gaming "

Terms of application:
Papers are eligible, which were submitted at a European university since January 01 of 2008. Self-nominations and proposals by third parties are possible.

Prize money:
Prizes of EUR 1,000, EUR 750 and EUR 500

Deadline:
February 28, 2017

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EWB Florence - Tattarillo International Thesis Award

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Every faculty

Terms of application:

The objective of the Award is to stimulate the interest of students and international academia community in sustainability topics in the “South of the World”, namely the realities where a group of individuals have no access to resources for their own realization within the social context of belonging.

Prize:
2x EUR 1,000

Deadline:
February 28 very year

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Forschungspreis Bio-Lebensmittelwirtschaft 2019/20 (Research Prize Organic Food Industry 2019/20)

Target group:
Graduates or doctoral researchers with a thesis (Bachelor, Master or dissertation)

Area of studies:
Organic food: production, processing, marketing or aspects such as environmental and social compatibility.

Prize money:
Bachelor's thesis EUR 2,000, Master's thesis EUR 3,000, dissertation EUR 5,000.

Deadline:
October 16, 2020
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Fraunhofer IOF - Applied Photonics Award

Target group:
Graduates or doctoral researchers with a thesis in the field of applied photonics (bachelor, master or dissertation)

Area of studies:
Optics and photonics (new optical technologies, e.g. in environmental protection and sustainable operations)

Prize money:
Best Bachelor thesis EUR 1,000, best Master thesis EUR 2,000, best dissertation EUR 3,000

Deadline:
June 30, 2020


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Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (Wolf-Erich-Kellner-Gedächtnisstiftung) – WEK Prize

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Works from the humanities, social sciences, law and economics on "basics, history and politics of liberalism in German, European and non-European areas"

Terms of application:
By self-nomination written works may be submitted with min. 100 pages in German, English or French, which have not been published until the end of the call for proposals.

Deadline:
May 31, 2020
The prize is awarded annually.

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Friedrich-und-Elisabeth-Boysen-Stiftung (Friedrich and Elisabeth Boysen Foundation)– Science Award Environment Engineering

Target group:
Scientists who finished their doctorate in the period between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2020 at a KIT Department (i. e. the oral exam should have been completed by March 31, 2020).

Area of studies:
The prize is awarded for an outstanding dissertation in the field of environmental technology with special consideration of engineering solutions for the reduction of pollutants, noise and energy consumption.

Terms of Application:
Only university lecturers of KIT may submit suggestions. The suggestions are to be submitted only in digital form to the Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS). The contact person is Dorit Dietel-Kronwald.

Prize:
EUR 5,000

Deadline:
September 18, 2020


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Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI) (German Informatics Society (GI)) – GI Dissertationspreis (GI Dissertation Award)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Computer sciences

Terms of application:
University nominates dissertation, contact at KIT: Prof. Dr.
Dorothea Wagner. Dissertations are eligible for which the day of the oral examination lies in the period from January 1, until December 31 of the previous year. A repeated application for the same thesis is not permissible.

Prize money:
EUR 5,000

Deadline:
February 14, 2020

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Gips-Schüle-Stiftung (Gips Schüle Foundation) – Gips-Schüle-Nachwuchspreis (Gips Schüle Newcomer Award)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Mathematics, computer science, science and technology

Terms of application:
Participation is open to young scientists who 1. have completed their doctorate in Bavaria or Baden-Württemberg on a topic that can be assigned to the context of "technology for people", 2. have completed their doctoral thesis between July 2017 and today, 3. were not older than 35 at the time of completion of their doctoral thesis. Applications in English are possible.

Prize money:
1. prize: EUR 10,000
2. prize: EUR 5,000
3. prize: EUR 2,500

Deadline:
January 24, 2020
The prize is awarded every two years.

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Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres - Erwin Schrödinger Prize

Target group:
Doctoral researchers

Area of studies:
Border areas between medicine, natural sciences and engineering

Terms of application:
The award-winning publications should at least in part have emerged from a Helmholtz Centre and successful completion should not be longer than 5 years ago. Self-nominations are not possible. Please send your nomination proposal to the KIT Research Office.

Prize money:
EUR 50,000

Deadline:
March 1, every year

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Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres – Helmholtz Doctoral Prize

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
One prize is awarded annually in each of the six Helmholtz research fields (Energy, Earth and Environment, Health, Aeronautics, Space and Transport, Matter, Key Technologies/Information). The research work of the nominees must be clearly assigned thematically to the Helmholtz research fields located at KIT.

Terms of application:
Young scientists who have completed their doctorate at KIT with outstanding results between October 1, 2019, and September 30, 2020, and who distinguish themselves by scientific excellence during their doctoral studies as well as by personal commitment, who have a connection to the Helmholtz mission in their research, and who are planning a career in research are eligible for nomination. Doctoral researchers are not allowed to apply themselves. Please also refer to the FAQ of the Helmholtz Association.

Period / amount of funding: The successful candidates receive a one-time payment of EUR 5,000. The winners may freely dispose of the scientific use of these funds. In addition, a flat-rate allowance for travel and material of EUR 2,000 per month for a stay abroad of up to six months in an international research facility will be provided.

Deadline:
Proposals can be submitted until Tuesday, September 1, 2020 to the Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS). Contact is Dorit Dietel-Kronwald.

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H. Wilhelm Schaumann Stiftung (H. Wilhelm Schaumann Foundation) – Dissertationspreis (Dissertation Award)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers at German-language universities and universities of applied sciences

Area of studies:
Animal and agricultural sciences

Terms of application:
For scientific achievements: proposal by deans of faculties; for theses: proposal by the directors of the institutes of animal nutrition after written demand

Prize money:
EUR 1,000

Deadline:
Applications may be submitted at any time.

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Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen - ifa Research Award on Foreign Cultural Policy

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Topics at the interface between culture and foreign policy

Terms of application:
The proposed thesis must have been accepted and graded as a dissertation in an EU country between January 1 and December 31 of the previous year. Dissertations published during this period are also accepted. The place of publication may be outside the EU, provided that the dissertation has been accepted and graded in an EU country. The thesis must be in German or English. It is desirable that the topic of the dissertation is relevant to foreign cultural policy practice.

Prize money:
EUR 3,000

Deadline:
March 31, every year

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James Dyson Foundation – James Dyson Award

Target group:
Graduates who have graduated no more than four years ago

Area of studies:
Product design, industrial design, engineering

Terms of application:
Candidates may submit footage, photos and drawings of their ideas and a project description via online upload on the website of the James Dyson Award. The competition entries go through several application stages.

Prize money:
GBP 30,000 (or the corresponding amount in local currency)

Deadline:
July 16, 2020

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Joachim Herz-Stiftung (Joachim Herz Foundation) - Deutscher Wirtschaftspreis (German Economics Award)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers

Area of studies:
Interdisciplinary perspectives on economics and business administration

Terms of application:
The prize honors scientists who broaden the perspectives of economics and business administration with interdisciplinary approaches and methods and develop new approaches to solutions. The awards go to scientists working at a research institution in Germany. The prize is awarded in a variety of research areas. In 2018, scientists in health economic research were honored. In 2018, the prize will be awarded for outstanding labor economics research.

Prize:
Best research work by an established scientist, endowed with EUR 150,000. Best contributions from young scientists, endowed with EUR 25,000 (1st place), EUR 15,000 (2nd place) and EUR 10,000 (3rd place)

Deadline:
September 26, 2019

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KIT Stiftung (KIT Foundation) – ARCADIS award for Earth and Environmental Research

Target group:
Doctoral researchers

Area of studies:
Earth and Environmental Research

Terms of application:
The publications eligible for the award aim in particular at the protection and sustainable use of the geo-resources soil and groundwater as well as improving the quality of life in perfect balance between the built and natural environment. The doctoral thesis should have been completed within the last two years.

Prize money:
EUR 1,000

Deadline:
April 15, 2020

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Körber Stiftung (Körber Foundation) – German Thesis Award (Deutscher Studienpreis)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Dissertation "magna" or "summa cum laude" in German or English language, which was completed the year before the deadline date and is of particular importance for society.

Prize money:
Three top prizes of EUR 25,000 each, six second prizes of EUR 5,000

Deadline:
March 1, every year

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Roman Herzog Forschungspreis (Roman Herzog Research Award) – Social Market Economy (Soziale Marktwirtschaft)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers

Area of studies:
All dealing with the theme of "Social Market Economy".
Interdisciplinary contributions are most welcome.

Terms of application:
The Roman Herzog Research Award recognizes three outstanding dissertations or habilitations, which provide essential scientific approaches to the further development of the successful model "social market economy". The submitted research should include a sound analysis of the current relevant regulatory issues. At the time of application, applicants should be no older than 40 years and the research no older than three years. Self-nominations as well as proposals by the faculties and institutes are possible.

Prize money:
EUR 20,000, EUR 10,000 and EUR 5,000 Euro

Deadline:
application possible from June 1, 2020

For further information, please visit the website of the KIT Research Office (FOR).

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Schaeffler FAG Stiftung (Schaeffler FAG Foundation) – Innovation Award

Target group:
Scientists, participation of individuals or groups possible, also scientific institutes, companies or similar institutions

Area of studies:
Scientific-technical field related to bearings technology

Terms of application:
Doctoral theses in German or English which were completed no earlier than 3 years before the application deadline may be submitted.

Prize money:
EUR 20,000 in total

Deadline:
July 31, every year

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Soroptimist Club Karlsruhe – Erna-Scheffler-Förderpreis (Erna Scheffler Award)

Target group:
Female doctoral researchers of KIT

Area of studies:
All

Terms of application:
Theses may be proposed that were evaluated in the period from December 1, 2016 to March 31, 2019. Contact is Sarah Wenz.

Prize money:
The prize is endowed with EUR 5,000: EUR 4,000 - for a doctoral thesis, EUR 1,000 - for a diploma or master’s thesis.

Deadline:
May 31, 2019
The prize is awarded every two years.

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Federal Statistical Office of Germany (Statistisches Bundesamt) – Gerhard Fürst Award

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Topics with reference to official statistics

Terms of application:
The award recognizes outstanding papers on theoretical topics with a close connection to the remit of official statistics or empirical publications which make intensive use of data of official statistics. These can be theses from field of theoretical statistics or from social and economic statistics as well as treatises in economics or social science.

Prize money:
Prize for dissertation EUR 5,000

Deadline:
March 31 every year

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 Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft und Baden-Württemberg Stiftung (Donors' association for the promotion of humanities and sciences in Germany and Baden-Wuerttemberg Foundation) - Fellowships für Innovationen in der Hochschullehre/ Junior-Fellowships (Fellowships for Innovations in Higher Education/ Junior Fellowships)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers

Area of studies:
Teaching at university level

Terms of application:
The fellowships are individual, personalized support that gives the fellows the freedom and resources they need to carry out their development projects. In a tandem fellowship, two people share the funding. The allocation of several fellowships for a single development project is excluded.

Applications can only be submitted via the university administration.

Prize money:
EUR 15,000 (Junior-Fellowships)

Deadline:
July 12, 2019 (KIT internal). Documents must be submitted to KONTAKT. All applicants have the opportunity to receive individual feedback from PEBA on request.

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Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft (Foundation of German Industry) – Klaus Murmann Fellowship Programme

Target group:
doctoral researchers who are volunteers

Area of studies:
all

Terms of application:
Funding is available for German and foreign junior researchers who have completed a university degree and are admitted to a doctorate at a state or state-recognized university in Germany, Switzerland or another EU country. However, a complete doctorate abroad can only be funded if you can assure active, regular participation in one of the domestic or foreign scholarship holder groups. You have social commitment and social competence.

Prize money:
Up to three years, EUR 1,350 plus EUR 100 research grant and up to EUR 155 family grant.

Deadline:
March 10 and August 10, 2020

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Stiftung Industrieforschung (Foundation Industrial Research)– Prize for scientific studies

Target group:
Doctoral researchers

Area of studies:
Technical / business administration fields

Terms of application:
Self-nomination or proposal by a cooperating company possible, development in close cooperation with one or more medium-sized companies

Prize money:
EUR 15,000 (usually divided into three prizes)

Deadline:
At its meeting in November 2017, the Foundation's Board of Trustees decided not to invite applications for the award from 2018 onwards. This makes the awarding of the prize at the Petersberg Industrial Dialogue 2018 (for the year 2017) the last one for the time being.

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 Foundation fiat panis– Josef G. Knoll European Science Award

Target group:
Doctoral researchers who graduated from a European university, younger than 40 years

Area of studies:
Young professionals who deal with improving the food situation in developing countries

Prize money:
EUR 30,000

Deadline:
April 30, 2020

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Umweltstiftung der Sparkasse Karlsruhe Ettlingen (Environmental Foundation of the Sparkasse Karlsruhe Ettlingen) - Sparkassen-Umwelt-Preis (Sparkasse Award for environmental research)

 

Target group:

Doctoral researchers and diploma or master's graduates

Area of studies:

All of them. Outstanding scientific work that serves the public good, in particular the solution of environmental problems, will be honored.

Terms of application:

The invitation to tender is issued by the KIT Climate and Environment Center. Applications should be submitted to the office of the KIT Climate and Environment Center via the respective supervisors. Applicants should generally have completed their work after July 1, 2019. Please note that the submitting supervisors are asked to review two of the submitted pieces of work.

Prize money:
EUR 15,000

Deadline:
July 24, 2020

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 Verband der Metall- und Elektroindustrie Baden-Württemberg e.V. (Baden-Wuerttemberg Employers’ Association of the Metal and Electrical Industry) - Südwestmetall-Preis (ehemals VMI-Preis) (Südwestmetall Prize formerly VMI Prize)

 

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
The award recognizes outstanding work that is important for the industrial world of work and/or its socio-political framework conditions.

Terms of application:
Candidates who completed their doctorate between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020 can be nominated. Self- nominations are not possible. Please contact the respective KIT department. Each KIT department (faculty) may submit a maximum of two proposals. The nominations of the KIT faculties (1x digital, 1x paper) have to be submitted to KHYS.

Prize money:
EUR 5,000

Deadline:
Proposals of KIT departments can be submitted to the Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS) up to Sunday, November 8, 2020. Contact person is Dorit Dietel-Kronwald.

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Vodafone Stiftung für Forschung (Vodafone Research Foundation)- Förderpreise der Vodafone Stiftung für Forschung (Awards of the Vodafone Research Foundation)

Target group:
Doctoral researchers, dissertation award

Area of studies:
Natural sciences / engineering

Terms of application:
Nominations may be made by representatives of universities, other research institutions and from industry.
Self-nomination is not possible.

Prize money:
EUR  5,000 each

Deadline:
April 9, 2018

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