Bernd Rendel Prize in Geoscience


For the young geoscientists who have graduated, but do not yet hold a doctorate, and who have demonstrated great potential in their scientific career. The award must be used for scientific purposes, e.g. enabling prizewinners to attend international conferences and congresses.


Open to researchers from natural-science oriented fields in geoscience, researchers from humanities-oriented branches of geography are not eligible.

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Award Value


Application procedure

Nominations may be submitted either by the researchers themselves, or by any researcher or academic working in a closely related field. Detailed information on the nominee’s research to date (e.g. thesis, manuscripts, special publications) and future research plans, tabular curriculum vitae, list of publications, copies of certificates, statement on the proposed use of the prize money should be provided.


The Bernd Rendel Foundation, which is administered by the Donors' Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Humanities in Germany

Study Level

  • Predoctorate

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

The DFG is a central, self-governing research organization, which promotes research at universities and other publicity financial research institutions in Germany. The DFG serves all branches of science and the humanities by funding research projects and facilitating cooperation among researchers.

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More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) by using the links below.


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