Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2019

INTRODUCTION

The Jacobs Foundation (Switzerland) is issuing a call for nominations for the 2019 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize. The prize, which is endowed with one million Swiss Francs, honors outstanding scientific contributions of scholars aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth.
Award details: The prize is endowed with 1 Mio. Swiss Francs, of which 900000 Swiss Francs are for use in a research project and 100000 Swiss Francs are for related costs, such as travel, networking, and dissemination.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Eligibilities:
  • The Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize awards outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all scholarly disciplines aiming at improving the development and living conditions of children and youth. This includes, but is not limited to, educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, political sciences, linguistics, neurosciences, computer sciences, and medical sciences.
  • The prize will be awarded to a well-respected, outstanding researcher conducting groundbreaking research on children and youth. It addresses scholars from all countries who have achieved major breakthroughs in understanding child and youth development and at the same time have the potential to advance the field by actively conducting research. Self-nominations cannot be accepted.
  • CAREER PROSPECTS

    How to apply: Applicants can apply online mode only
    Last date: 1st March, 2019
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