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Apply now: Anna Boyksen Fellowship

TUM-IAS awards Anna Boyksen Fellowships to distinguished researchers and gives them the necessary time and financial support to explore gender- and diversity-relevant themes in the context of the natural and engineering sciences. The Fellowship is named after Anna Boyksen, the first female engineering student at TUM in 1906.

Target Group
Up to 2 Anna Boyksen Fellowships will be awarded to outstanding international scientists who intend to explore gender- and diversity-relevant topics with regard to the natural and engineering sciences together with a TUM research group. Applications are invited from all areas of the TUM research portfolio.

Objective & Funding
The Fellowships last two years, during which Fellows are expected to spend a total of three to six months at TUM. In this way, TUM-IAS intends to further a lasting and productive connection on an international level.
Anna Boyksen Fellows receive an award of max. €20,000 plus max. €50,000 for travel, housing and research-related costs. For Fellows with family responsibilities, the TUM-IAS offers flexible funding, additional administrative support, and various other kinds of provisions.

Anna Boyksen Visiting Fellowship
For those scientists who cannot make the requirement of several months’ stays at TUM, TUM-IAS offers Visiting Fellowships. TUM-IAS supports these short stays with travel and accommodation funding.

Application process & Deadline
The Deans of TUM Faculties, all further members of the Extended Board of Management (EHP) as well as members of the TUM-IAS Board of Trustees can directly nominate candidates for TUM-IAS Fellowships. The nominee and the planned TUM Host should submit a joint application.

This year’s call for proposals is now open, applications are to be summitted until October 24, 2018. Please send nominations directly to the TUM-IAS office. Decisions will be mailed within six months.

Find here the list of all application documents and further information

More information on TUM-IAS and the Anna Boyksen Fellowship is available on the TUM-IAS homepage

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September 2018