Max Planck Research Award for German and International Applicants in Germany, 2014

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Every year, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research is funding Max Planck research award. German and International applicants are eligible for this research award. Two awards are awarded to one researcher working abroad and one researcher working in Germany. The awards worth of 750,000 EUR are offered for a period of three to a maximum of five years. Application must be send via post by 31 January 2014.. Excellent scientists and scholars of all nationalities who are expected to continue producing outstanding academic achievements in international collaboration – not least with the assistance of this award – are eligible to be nominated for the Max Planck Research Award. On an annually-alternating basis, the call for nominations addresses areas within the natural and engineering sciences, the life sciences, and the social sciences and humanities.. This award is available for pursuing research program.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  The Max Planck Research Award 2014 will be conferred in the area of natural and engineering sciences in the subject ”Quantum Nano Science”.
Who can apply to this scholarship? 1.The nominee must be recognized internationally as an outstandingly qualified academic (e.g. awards, positive responses to publications, etc.). 2. Expectation of continued outstanding academic achievements in international collaboration; not least with the assistance of the award. 3. Nomination by a person entitled to make the nomination (c.f. list of eligible nominators). 4. Expert reviews by important international and German collaborative partners and/or academics.
Benefits of the scholarship: The Max Planck Research Award is usually endowed with EUR 750,000.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Period of three to a maximum of five years for recipients to pursue research of their own choosing.
Number of scholarships: Every year, the Humboldt Foundation and the Max Planck Society grant two research awards to one researcher working abroad and one researcher working in Germany.

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