The Jacobs Foundation invites preliminary applications for its research fellowships. These support early-career researchers conducting studies in the fields of child and youth development. This includes educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, political sciences, linguistics, neurosciences and medical sciences.
Young scholars who have obtained their PhD no more than 10 years ago are eligible to apply. Applicants must be employed at a university or other research institutions anywhere in the world.
Up to 12 fellowships are available, worth CHF 150,000 each over three years. These may be used for research activities and to partially cover salaries.
SELECTION PROCESS 2020
|Application Phase||February 3 – March 16 (23.59 CET)||Open to researchers around the world|
|Review of initial application||March 17 – May 25||Jacobs Foundation staff in close collaboration external reviewers.|
|Invitation to submit an extended proposal||May 26 – June 28 (23.59 CEST)||Up to 60 applicants will be invited to submit an extended proposal. The relevant information will be posted on this page in a timely manner.|
|Review of extended proposal||June 29 – August 10||Jacobs Foundation staff in close collaboration with four internationally recognized scientists. More information will be made available soon.|
|Interview with the foundation||September 14 – 25||Up to 25 applicants will be invited to participate in a 20-minute interview with the Foundation. Invitations will be extended at least 5 days prior to the proposed interview date.|