Funding Opportunity: Sofja Kovalevskaja Award (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)

Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2017

Title: Sofja Kovalevskaja Award
Sponsor: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Amount: €1,650,000

Description: The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s Sofja Kovalevskaja Award, which is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, is granted to young exceptionally promising researchers from abroad in recognition of outstanding academic achievements. The award is designed to enable them to embark on academic careers in Germany by establishing their own junior research groups at research institutions in Germany. The program is open to scientists and scholars from all countries and disciplines who completed their doctorates with distinction less than six years ago. The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation particularly welcomes applications from qualified, female junior researchers.

How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by July 31. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.

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