Description of Sofja Kovalevskaja Award
Submit an application if you are a successful top-rank junior researcher from abroad, onlycompleted your doctorate with distinction in the last six years, and have published work in prestigious international journals or publishing houses. The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award allows you to spend five years building up a working group and working on a high-profile, innovative research project of your own choice at a research institution of your own choice in Germany.
Scientists and scholars from all disciplines may apply directly to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The Humboldt Foundation plans to grant up to eight Sofja Kovalevskaja Awards. The award is valued at up to 1.65 million EUR.
The application submission deadline is September 1, 2014. The selection is scheduled for March 2015.