The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award is open to highly acclaimed scholars and scientists from all countries and disciplines. Applicants must have completed a doctoral degree with distinction within the past six years and have published in prestigious international journals or academic presses. The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation particularly welcomes applications from qualified, female junior researchers.
The application deadline for 2010 awards is October 15, 2009. The Foundation plans to grant up to eight awards in the upcoming year.
Application forms and detailed information are available on the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/7360.html