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Apply now: Green Talents Award 2018

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) hosts the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas.

The “Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” was launched in 2009 by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and honours 25 young researchers each year. “Long-lasting contacts between up-and-coming talent and established experts have an important role to play here. This is why the Green Talents competition aims to build up an extensive, interdisciplinary network of experts from science and industry to work together on the key objectives of shaping the future, transforming global challenges into opportunities, and creating liveable and decent conditions for all” explains Minister and patron of the award Anja Karliczek.

Who can apply?

Applicants for the Green Talents Award need to fulfill the following requirements:

  • enrolment in a Master’s or PhD programme in any field related to sustainable development or a degree (Master’s/PhD) completed with significantly above-average grades in a similar programme no more than three years before the end of the application process
  • excellent proven command of English
  • a non-German citizen or anyone not residing in Germany

Application period: 9 April - 23 May 2018

 More information on the programme and the application is available on the website of the Green Talents Award

Green Talents awardees and their projects

  • Dr Owen Horwood Dr Owen Horwood
  • Dr Nihar Ranjan Samal Dr Nihar Ranjan Samal

Sustainability is his area of research. Dr Owen Horwood from Johannesburg, South Africa is an environmental expert and winner of the Green Talent competition for young scientists. He talks about his experiences at the International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development.

What does clean water for your home mean to you? Is it something you take for granted or something you can only dream about? In poorer regions of the world, many clean water technologies are simply not affordable. Freshwater scientist Nihar Ranjan Samal is familiar with the problem from his native region of East India. He is working successfully on innovative solutions.

Video Trailer of the Green Talents Competition 2018


Alumniportal Deutschland – Redaktion
13 April 2018

Dear Ahmed,

For more information on the Green Talents Award and the application process please follow the link: http://www.greentalents.de/

In our Study & Continuing education section you can find helpful links on the subject of Studying in Germany: http://www.alumniportal-deutschland.org/en/study-continuing-education/study-in-germany/

We especially recommend the DAAD‘s website Study-in.de where you can find starter information on studying and living in Germany: https://www.study-in.de/en/

For recent calls for applications, scholarships, research projects or funding programmes, please follow the link: https://www.alumniportal-deutschland.org/en/news/scholarships-germany/

In the DAAD‘s Scholarship Database you can find information on various kinds of DAAD funding for foreign students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations: https://www.daad.de/deutschland/stipendium/datenbank/en/21148-scholarship-database/

All the best and kind regards,

Alumniportal Deutschland – Redaktion

13 April 2018

The biggest dream of us is the most impressive courses like this one which are carried on so as to get rising generation of different countries to promote their abilities and their talents must grow, as well; most definitely they will do.

13 April 2018

.my name is ahmed. Iam 27year old.i live in somaliland .iam full pody grafuate research agronomy and extension agriculture.I want to apply germany to allow to get such free scholarship PhD education based sustainable .development .

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