The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award allows participants to spend five years building up a working group and working on a high-profile, innovative research project of their choice at a research institution of their choice in Germany. Scientists and scholars from all disciplines are encouraged to apply online. Applicants and participants must be successful top-rank junior researchers from abroad, must have completed their doctorate with distinction within the last six years, and must have published work in prestigious international journals or publishing houses.

Agencies Involved: The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

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