The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) invites applications for the Green Talents Programme for outstanding Young Scientists in Sustainable Development in Germany for the 2022/23 academic session.
The programme promotes the international exchange of innovative green ideas within the field of sustainability. The award honours young researchers from numerous countries and scientific disciplines for their achievements and efforts to making their communities, countries and societies more sustainable.
Worth of Award
The Green Talents Award 2022 includes:
- Invitation to a multi-day Virtual Science Forum in October 2022:
- “Science Sessions” with leading German sustainability facilities, institutions and companies, which will virtually provide exclusive insights into their leading-edge research and projects,
- Virtual appointments with German experts of your choice to discuss possibilities for upcoming joint research and cooperation efforts,
- A wide range of workshops dedicated to the SDGs and advancing your scientific career,
- Networking opportunities with other Green Talents, participating Green Talents alumni and researchers,
- Formal Virtual Award Ceremony with your fellow Green Talents and special guests
- A fully funded on-site research stay of up to three months at an institution of your choice in Germany
- Exclusive access to the distinguished Green Talents alumni network.
Applicants must meet the following mandatory requirements:
- Enrollment in a master’s or PhD programme or a degree (master’s/PhD) completed no more than three years before the end of the application process
- Strong focus on sustainable development and an interdisciplinary approach in any field of sustainability research
- No more than three years of professional work experience (this excludes professional work experiences gained within the scope of an academic degree)
- Proven excellent command of English
- Significantly above-average grades
- Neither a German citizen nor a resident of Germany (individuals, therefore, are not eligible to apply: neither are German passport holders as well as anyone living in Germany at the time of application even if the residence is temporary)
How to Apply
To access the application link, simply click here.
Deadline: The application window for the Green Talents Programme is open until May 24, 2022.