Every year, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research is funding Max Planck research award. German and International applicants are eligible for this research award. Two awards are awarded; one for researcher working abroad and one for researcher working in Germany. The awards worth of 750,000 EUR are offered for a period of three to a maximum of five years. Applicants can apply via post by 31 January 2014.
Study Subject(s): The Max Planck Research Award 2014 will be conferred in the area of natural and engineering sciences in the subject ”Quantum Nano Science”.
Course Level: This award is available for pursuing research program.
Scholarship Provider: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility: 1. The nominee must be recognized internationally as an outstandingly qualified academic (e.g. awards, positive responses to publications, etc.).
2. Expectation of continued outstanding academic achievements in international collaboration; not least with the assistance of the award.
3. Nomination by a person entitled to make the nomination (c.f. list of eligible nominators).
4. Expert reviews by important international and German collaborative partners and/or academics.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Foreign and German scientists and scholars are eligible for this research award.
Scholarship Description: Excellent scientists and scholars of all nationalities who are expected to continue producing outstanding academic achievements in international collaboration – not least with the assistance of this award – are eligible to be nominated for the Max Planck Research Award. On an annually-alternating basis, the call for nominations addresses areas within the natural and engineering sciences, the life sciences, and the social sciences and humanities.
Number of award(s): Every year, the Humboldt Foundation and the Max Planck Society grant two research awards to one researcher working abroad and one researcher working in Germany.
Duration of award(s): Period of three to a maximum of five years for recipients to pursue research of their own choosing.
What does it cover? The Max Planck Research Award is usually endowed with EUR 750,000.
Selection Criteria: The Selection Committee makes its decision solely on the basis of the nominees’ academic qualifications.
Notification: The Selection Committee meeting will take place in spring/ summer 2013. Reviewing the applications takes four to six months. Nominees will be notified about the Selection Committee’s decision immediately after the meeting.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for nominations is 31 January 2014.