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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

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Alumniportal Deutschland – Redaktion
11 May 2018

Dear Adelino Chingualulo,

to apply for the Green Talents Award, please follow the link: http://www.greentalents.de/

Good luck and kind regards,

Alumniportal Deutschland – Redaktion

adelino chingualulo
11 May 2018

im from angola,luanda im inventor i wont to developer mor and more so i need to get more experiencie
to do my inventor,like machine so on to help the community peaple in may country pls see youtube esunga chingualulo or Adelino eurico invetor

Bettina Onyango
30 April 2018

Dear Rıdvan ÇAKÇİ,

May we ask you to address your question to the Green Talents team and write an email to greentalents@dlr.de? Thanks for your kind understanding.

All the best and kind regards!

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