The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award is granted to young exceptionally promising researchers from abroad in recognition of outstanding academic achievements. The award is designed to enable them to embark on academic careers in Germany by establishing their own junior research groups at research institutions in Germany.

Agencies Involved: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Key Dates: Applications are typically due in July of each year.

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