Who may Participate?


Excellent undergraduates, master and PhD students, and young post-docs (not older than 35 years), who have not participated in previous Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings and who do not have a permanent position yet.

Candidates should study and/or work in Austria; Austrian citizenship is not required.

We only accept applications by young scientists.

Selection Criteria

 

Application


Applications must be in English.

Application is possible from 15 August to 15 September 2019.

The following documents have to be submitted using the online form:

  • personal statement of the candidate incl. argument for the wish to participate
  • CV
  • List of Publications (if existent)
  • Copies of Bachelor / Master / PhD certificates
  • Letter of recommendation by a person who knows the candidate well, e.g. supervisor of bachelor/master/PhD thesis
    Please consider the following aspects:
    • length: about one DIN A4 page
    • A description of the candidate’s achievements that could also cover details not found in the candidate’s CV
    • In case of recommending several candidates: An individual letter for each candidate and not a standard letter that is very similar for all the candidates

 

Submission: Upload via Online Form


Fill in the Online Form and upload the documents as a total of two PDF files. The files are to be given the following names:

Application_Surname.pdf (personal statement, CV, publication list, certificates)

Recommendation_Surname.pdf (letters of recommendation)

Protected files will not be accepted. The individual files may not exceed 3 MB.

Online Form

 

Processing


Upon receipt of your application, we will check that it is complete and meets the formal criteria and it will then be entered into the database of the Department of Fellowships and Awards with a project number.
Once the project has been checked for completeness, the applicant will receive confirmation by email.

 

Conditions


Based on an agreement between the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research and the administration in Lindau, travel costs will be reimbursed. After the event, original receipts of travel expenses are to be submitted. Participants will receive more information after confirmation of participation.