The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) hosts the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” on a yearly basis to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours young researchers each year. The winners come from numerous countries and scientific disciplines and are recognised for their outstanding achievements in making our societies more sustainable. Selected by a high-ranking jury of German experts the award-winners are granted unique access to the country’s research elite.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Enrolment in a Masters or a PhD programme in any field related to sustainable development or must have completed their degree (Master/PhD) with significantly above-average grades in a similar programme no more than three years before the end of the application process.
- Excellent proven command of English
- A non-German citizen or anyone not residing in Germany
How to apply
Applications can only be submitted via an online tool. Documents that are sent to us by e-mail cannot be accepted. Please note that applications cannot be changed once they have been submitted nor can any missing documents be handed in after the deadline
More information at 2016 German Federal Ministry of Education and Research Green Talents Competition