Applications are invited from young scientists working on the history of the natural sciences (preferably with a focus on the development of concepts and ideas) who submit a pilot project which has been developed as preparation for
The work submitted may not be already complete; financing is not available for a current project.
Successful realisation should be demonstrated one year after approval at the latest, via a talk before the awards committee or a fully developed project proposal and/or a publication on the topic.
Prize winners are decided by the General Assembly of the OeAW at the recommendation of an awards committee on the basis of international peer review and a hearing of the best-ranking candidates.
The completed documents are to be uploaded via the online form and sent by post.
Fill in the online form and upload the documents in 1 PDF file.
It is not necessary to supply signatures in the electronic versions. Protected files will not be accepted.
The individual files may not exceed 10 MB. The files are to be given the following names:
Application_Surname.pdf (i.e. application documents)
Please send the application documents and the completed and signed online form by post to the following address:
Department of Fellowships and Awards
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Vordere Zollamtsstraße 3
History of Science
Value of the Award
Biennally, in uneven years
New Deadline for submission: October 29th, 2021