Alexander von Humboldt Georg Forster Research Award for Developing and Transition Countries Germany 2021

The Georg Forster Research Award is granting a fully-funded postdoctoral research program in Germany to above-average Fellows from developing or transition countries who have attained significant impact on their own discipline and beyond.

About Alexander von Humboldt

Alexander von Humboldt is an intermediary organization of the German foreign cultural and education policy that is designed to encourage cultural dialogue and international academic exchange. The Foundation supports and awards exceptional scientists and research scholars from abroad to complete long-term research stays in Germany and aims to promote international scientific discovery.

Requirements for Georg Forster Research Award

  • -Nominees must be nationals of a developing or transition country (excluding People’s Republic of China and India; cf. detailed list of countries).
  • -Furthermore, at the time of nomination, they must have had their main residence and place of work in one of these countries for at least five years.
  • -The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation particularly encourages the nomination of qualified female researchers.

How to Apply for the Georg Forster Research Award

To apply for the ongoing Georg Forster Research Award is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started.

Application Deadline

It is important to note that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for the Georg Forster Research Award on or before October 31, 2021