Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $50,000 EURO
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: May 08, 2011
Sponsor's: May 15, 2011

Subject Areas: Social Science, Humanities

Outstanding humanities scholars and social scientists from abroad who, as multipliers in and through the field of academic studies, have made an exceptional contribution to the enduring promotion of bilateral relations between Germany and their own countries, are eligible to be nominated for the Reimar L?st Award for International Scholarly and Cultural Exchange. Additionally, science managers from all disciplines may be nominated for their interdisciplinary contribution to promoting cultural and academic relations between Germany and their own country.

The research stay in Germany can normally begin as early as four to six weeks after the selection decision and should start within 12 months after conferral, if possible. The date must be agreed upon with the academic host in advance.

Application Details: An established academic at a university or other research institution in Germany or a German research institution abroad must take the initiative to nominate a candidate for the Reimar L?st Award for International Scholarly and Cultural Exchange. Institutional nominations may be made by German university presidents or rectors, directors of research institutions in Germany, or presidents and chairmen of organisations for the promotion of science and scientific academies in Germany. Self-nomination is not possible.Nominations must reach the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation by 15 May. Direct applications are not accepted. Please send your nomination directly to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Selection Department, Jean-Paul-Str. 12, 53173 Bonn, Germany.
NOTE: Letters of Intent and Full Applications are to be processed through Research Development Services for institutional signatures, and are to be accompanied by a completed RDAF form (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean signatures). Requests for Institutional signatures should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline.
Western Contacts: Katsivo,Melanie

Sponsor Contacts:

D-5300 BONN 2
BONN, Germany
49 0228830