Awards & Honors

PhD Award award of the GDCh Division of Chemistry & Energy

From 2023, the GDCh Division of Chemistry & Energy will usually award the Chemistry & Energy PhD Award every two years for an outstanding dissertation that makes an important contribution to linking the fields of chemistry and energy. The award comes with a certificate and prize money of 1,000 euros donated by BASF. The handover takes place on the occasion of the Division conference conference, which takes place every two years. The awardee winner is invited to present the award-winning work in a short presentation. A prize committee appointed by the Division Board board decides on the award of the prize. The prize can be shared in exceptional cases.

Current call for proposals for applications : PhD Award award 2023

Submission deadline: December 1, 2022

objective
For the first time in 2023, the Division of Chemistry & Energy of the German Chemical Society (GDCh) has awarded a prize for an outstanding dissertation that makes an important contribution to linking the fields of chemistry and energy.

The price
The award comes with a certificate and prize money of 1,000 euros donated by BASF SE. The prize will be awarded for the first time on the occasion of the Division conference Chemistry & Energy 2023, which will take place on 24./25. May 2023 at the Fraunhofer ICT in Pfinztal. In this context, the award-winning work is to be presented in a short presentation. The Division bears the costs of attending the conference. A prize committee appointed by the Division Board board decides on the award of the prize. The prize can be shared in exceptional cases.

Nomination/Application
Nominations by the scientific supervisor or independent applications are possible. The dissertation must have been completed at a German university or college between November 1, 2020 and October 31, 2022. All proposals contain the following documents (German or English):

     

  • Letter of motivation from the doctoral candidate (max. 2 pages; font: Calibri; font size: 11 pt.): "Why did you choose the topic of your dissertation? Explain the meaning of the results in the interaction of chemistry and energy.”
  • Tabular short CV (created via https://europa.eu/europass/en ) including contact details and list of publications, patents and conference contributions
  • dissertation
  • 1 reference letter from the academic supervisor
  • 1 letter of recommendation (e.g. cooperation partner, supervision of master’s or bachelor’s thesis)

submission
Please send the complete documents in electronic form and summarized in one PDF file to the GDCh Office , attention Maike Fries.

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