Max Planck Research Award in Germany

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Scholarship Description:

Max Planck Research Award in Germany is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Applications are invited for Max Planck research award available for all excellent scientists and scholars of all nationalities. 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. These two awards will be bestowed independently. The application deadline is 15 January 2016.

Participating Institution(s): The Humboldt Foundation and the Max Planck Society, Germany

Study Subject: The Max Planck Research Award 2016 will be awarded in the life sciences in the field of Organismal Biology
with particular focus on sensing the environment.
Degree Level
: Award is available for pursuing research program.


  1. The nominee must be recognised 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

  4. Expert reviews by important international and German collaborative partners and/or academics.

Eligible Nationalities: German and international applicants can apply for the award.

Scholarship Value: Each award is endowed with €750,000 and may be used over a period of three to a maximum of five years to fund research chosen by the award winner.

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 2016. Reviewing the applications takes four to six months. Nominees will be notified about the Selection Committee’s decision immediately after the meeting.

Application Procedure: The mode of applying by post. The Presidents/Vice Chancellors of universities and the heads of research institutions in Germany are eligible to make nominations. Direct applications are not accepted.

Deadline: The application deadline is 15 January 2016.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

Max Planck Research Award in Germany is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.


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