Otto Vogl Award


Applications are invited from students at a university in Austria who have written an outstanding Master’s dissertation in the field of chemistry, have completed their Diplom/Master’s studies no more than one year before the date of submission and intend to study for a doctorate or PhD at a university in Austria.

Applicants do not have to hold Austrian citizenship.

Selection Process


Prize winners are decided by the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences of the OeAW at the recommendation of an awards committee which may also seek external reviews.

Application Documents


  • Tabular CV including list of publications
  • Letter of recommendation from doctoral supervisor
  • Abstract of Diplom-/Master’s dissertation (German and English)
  • Examiners’ report on Diplom-/Master’s dissertation
  • A copy of the Diplom-/Master’s dissertation

Applications can be submitted in either German or English.

ONLINE FORM (will be open again for the next call in 2020)

The completed documents are to be uploaded via the online form and sent by post.

Fill in the online form and upload the documents as a total of 2 PDF files.

It is not necessary to supply signatures in the electronic versions. Protected files will not be accepted.

The individual files may not exceed 3 MB. The files are to be given the following names:

Application_Surname.pdf  (i.e. application documents)

Publication1_Surname.pdf  (i.e. scholarly work submitted) 


Please send this documentation in hard copy by post to the following address:

Fellowships and Awards
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Postgasse 7-9
1010 Wien