Application period for Green Talents award 2020 now open

10 May 2020 AEP Administrator

Join a prestigious network of renowned scientists, gain unique access to Germany’s sustainability research elite and promote your innovative ideas.

Bonn, 7 April 2020 Are you an up-and-coming researcher with ground-breaking
visions to create a better and more sustainable future for all? Is your research
dedicated to realise the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Do
you have the potential to change the world?
Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development
invites you as a pioneering scientist to apply with your trailblazing approach!
Showcase your research to the broader public, exchange with outstanding experts,
and lay the foundation for long-lasting collaborations with German research
The Green Talents award 2020 includes
 an invitation to the fully funded two-week Science Forum in October 2020,
consisting of
 visits to leading German sustainability facilities, institutions and
companies with exclusive insights into their leading-edge research and
 individual appointments with German experts of your choice to discuss
possibilities for upcoming joint research and cooperation efforts,
 networking opportunities at the award ceremony in Berlin with
participating Green Talents alumni,

 a fully funded research stay of up to three months at an institution of your
choice in Germany in 2021,
 exclusive access to the distinguished Green Talents alumni network.
Further information
The Green Talents programme has been hosted by the German Federal Ministry of
Education and Research since 2009. It is held under the patronage of the German
Minister of Education and Research, Ms Anja Karliczek. Honouring 25 young
international researchers each year, the initiative has successfully fostered the global
exchange of innovative green ideas within the field of sustainability. To this day, 257
outstanding scientists from 69 countries have been awarded for their tremendous
achievements to making their communities, countries and societies more
Eligible to apply are master students, PhD students, postdocs, as well as young
professionals, with no more than three years of professional work experience

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(excluding professional work experiences gained within the scope of an academic
degree) and a strong focus on sustainable development. Applicants must prove
excellent command of English and above-average grades. Furthermore, only
applications from non-German citizens or residents can be considered.
For more information please refer to where both the
competition flyer as well as the award trailer are accessible and follow us on Twitter
and LinkedIn.
Deadline for submission: 19 May 2020, 2 p.m. CEST.

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