Einstein Foundation Award is open to any researcher or group of researchers, organization, or institution from any part of the world. To be eligible for the Early Career Research Award, candidates must hold a doctorate or have equivalent research experience and should have been an independent researcher for no longer than five years.
What is the Early Career Research Award?
The deadline to submit applications for this program is 31-Mar-21
Einstein Foundation Award is for Promoting Quality in Research with an aim to provide recognition and publicity for outstanding efforts that enhance the rigor, reliability, robustness, and transparency of research in the natural sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities, and stimulate awareness and activities fostering research quality among scientists, institutions, funders, and politicians.
- Individual Award: Individual researchers or small teams of collaborating researchers can be nominated. The laureate will be awarded €200,000.
- Institutional Award: Governmental and non-governmental organizations, institutions, or other entities can apply or be nominated. The award-winning organization or institution will receive €200,000. If governmental organizations or institutions are the recipients of the award, they will not receive any funds in addition to the award itself. Non-Governmental organizations can be publicly funded; although government representatives may sit on an NGO’s governing board(s), governments cannot unilaterally determine the use of the organization’s funds, its structure, or its activities.
- Early Career Award: Early career researchers can submit a project proposal for an award of €100,000. Find out more about the nomination and application requirements in the different categories.
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