Call for Nominations: Klaus J Jacob Awards 2015
Deadline: March 15, 2015 | Views: 5
Prize: 1 million Swiss Francs
The Jacobs Foundation is calling nominations for the 2015 Klaus J. Jacobs Awards. An international committee will select winner based on the work of scholars devoted to promote the successful development and life chances of children and youth.
The Klaus J Jacob Research Prize is endowed with a cash award of 1 million Swiss Francs of which 900,000 Swiss Francs are for research purpose and remaining 100,000 Swiss Francs are for other expenses such as networking, travel, and dissemination.
The Jacobs Foundation considers itself as an initiator and promoter of innovation in the field of child and youth development. This foundation is one of the world’s leading charitable foundations. The foundation was founded by Klaus J. in 1989.
- Experts and professional organizations who are engaged in research on children and youth from all over the world are eligible to apply.
- Members of any academic discipline that seeks to encourage the positive development of children and adolescents, including education, education economics, political science, neuroscience, sociology, psychology, linguistics and medicine can also apply.
- Self-nominations will not be accepted.
All documents pertaining to the nomination should be submitted to the offices of the Jacobs Foundation before deadline.
Complete nominations includes following documents:
- Completed nomination form
- 1–2 page appraisal of the academic accomplishments of the nominee, making clear what the nominee’s scientific breakthroughs have been, especially with child and youth development, why the nominee deserves the prize more than his or her talented peers, and how the nominee would bring further distinction to the Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize
- Full list of publications as included in nominee’s CV as well as evidence of his or her scientific leadership (such as direction of a research program, scientific committee, leadership role in a scientific society, and the like)
- Information regarding possible future academic plans, fields of interest, and aspirations of the nominee.
For more information, visit Jacobs Foundation.