6 December 2017

Call for applications: Hans H. Ruthenberg Graduate Award

This news is redirected by The Secretariat for Development Cooperation at SCIENCE from  Foundation fiat panis.

The promotion of young talented scientists was of major concern to the Eiselen-Foundation. In addition to the Josef G. Knoll-European Science Award, the Eiselen-Foundation had created the Hans Hartwig Ruthenberg-Graduate Award in 1999 to award outstanding diploma or master theses in the field of food security. Since 2010 the Foundation fiat panis is responsible to award the prize. Prof. Dr. Hans-Hartwig Ruthenberg was a recognized representative of the international oriented German agricultural research and successor of Prof. Dr. Josef G. Knoll at the former agricultural college (today University) Hohenheim.

The maximum age of applicants is 30 years. The academic degree must be from a university or university of applied sciences in Europe. The thesis language has to be in German or English. The next announcement of the H. H. Ruthenberg-Graduate Award will take place in November 2018. The prize is endowed with 7,500 Euros and has been awarded to a total of 51 winners and a total prize money of 127,500 Euro since 1999.

Please find enclosed the regulations as well as a prepared letter, which in case you will participate should be sent to us together with three copies of your diploma or master thesis.

We would like to draw your attention to item 4 of the regulations according to which a summary of your thesis, consisting of three pages, must be enclosed.

Please pay attention to our deadline: April 30, 2018

To read more about terms of application click here.

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