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DAAD Green Talents Competition 2019 For International Students


If you are an innovative scientist with a focus on sustainable development and you want to prove yourself with research that can be the next big idea to change the world, you are a perfect fit to participate in DAAD Green Talent Competition for International Students in Germany.

The program is hosted by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and their high ranking jury will be conducting the selection of 25 Green Talents of 2019. Students passionate about environment can apply and can land into a promising career through the ‘International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development’.Green Talents Competition 2019

As ambassadors for sustainable development, students would not only be meeting some of the Germany’s leading institutions for sustainability research but they would also be invited to have individual appointments with German experts to share their ideas with and also to network with their ongoing researches. Furthermore students will get three months to research in a partner facility of their choice the following year. So students who are passionate about research and for creating a sustainable model to make planet a much greener place should apply to Green Talents Competition 2019. By sharing your sustainable idea Green Talents Competition can land you into an exciting career.

Every year, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) hosts the prestigious ‘Green Talents Competition’. The International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development is a platform to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award works under the patronage of Minister Anja Karliczek, who intends to work directly with fresh students of Masters and PhD programs each year. Each year, the winners of Green Talents Competition come from different countries and diverse scientific disciplines, with their work recognised for their outstanding achievements in making societies more sustainable. These projects are not limited to Germany but can work in any area in the world once approved by the jury of German experts. The award winners are granted unique access to the country’s research elite entirely based on their innovative ideas and its impact.

The applicants must meet all the given criteria in order to win the competition. Applicants must be enrolled in a Masters or PhD programme or they must have finished their degrees no more than three years before the application process. Candidates should have no more than 3 years of work experience gained within the scope of their degree. Their sustainable idea should have a strong focus on sustainable development and an interdisciplinary approach along with above average grades.

The applications are open until May 22, 2019.

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