The Richtzenhain Doctoral Prize is awarded for outstanding dissertations in the field of cancer research that have been successfully completed at a research institute in/associated with Heidelberg or the University of Heidelberg.
The Richtzenhain Doctoral Prize is endowed by the Walther and Christine Richtzenhain Foundation and awarded by the DKFZ. Up to five prizes of EUR 2.000* are awarded every two years.
Application Deadline: 15 July 2023
Eligible to apply are doctoral students who completed their doctoral research project (Dr. rer. nat./Dr. sc. hum./Dr. med./Dr.-Ing. thesis) in the field of cancer research at a research institute in/associated with Heidelberg or the University of Heidelberg. The thesis defense must have taken place between the submission deadline of the previous prize (16 July 2021) and the current deadline (15 July 2023).
- Description of the doctoral research project
- CV, incl. engagement within the scientific community (e.g. teaching activities, doctoral student initiatives, scientific societies)
- List of publications and conference contributions (poster/talk)
- Letter of support (from e.g. PhD supervisor)
Prize winners will be announced by the end of October 2023. Prizes will be awarded at the DKFZ Graduation Ceremony (10 November 2023).
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*prize money may be subject to tax