Application academic year 2019/20

Doctoral candidates who have completed their doctorate in the academic year 2019/20 can be nominated. Decisive is the date of the thesis defense. To be eligible for this award, applicants must hold a doc-torate with the result “summa cum laude”. Doctoral researchers may either submit their own application or be nominated by their supervisor or reviewer.

Please submit the following documents by October 4, 2020 solely in digital form (in a single PDF file, not including the dissertation and the xls table) in the order listed below to KHYS:

  • Letter of recommendation by the supervisor of KIT describing the scientific achievements to date and the assessment of the candidate’s (research) personality (max. 2 pages)
  • Curriculum vitae (including information on the duration of the candidates’ studies and doctoral research, awards, stays abroad, social commitment, patents, conference contributions. Please indicate whether the contribution has been a presentation, poster or a publication in the proceedings)
  • List of publications (please divide your list in publications before/after the completion of the doctoral research phase and indicate whether the publications have been peer-reviewed)
  • Copy of the doctoral certificates
  • Copies of other certificates (Bachelor/Vordiplom certificate, Master/Diplom/Magister certificate)
  • Dissertation (please submit as a separate PDF file)
  • ▶ xls table (please submit separately)

Only complete applications will be considered. Please send your application via e-mail to ▶ Dorit Dietel-Kronwald. If you have any further questions concerning the application, please feel free to call us: +49 721 608 46223.

Please ensure that you also read the ▶ FAQs in German or ▶ English.

Selection and award ceremony

The award winners will be selected by the ▶ Council for Research and Promotion of Young Scientists (CRYS) External Link. The final decision is made by the Executive Board. The award ceremony will be part of the President's Banquet.