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Best Thesis Award

ABOUT THE FUNDING INITIATIVE: You graduated! This is the moment to reap the honours for your hard work and solid scientific achievements. Do not miss the change to apply for the “Best Thesis Award”.

WHEN TO APPLY: The call is open between the 1. and 31. of January, every year. Applicants need to be ANA members. Check out the previous awardees!

HOW TO APPLY: Send the following documents by email

-An application letter outlining succinctly why you should receive the Best Thesis Award ;

-A copy of your PhD thesis incl. one page abstract (max. 300 words)

-A statement on experimental work carried out by co-authors

-Your CV (+ list of publications if available)

-An Endorsement letter by youthesis adviser

PhD dissertations of ANA members are eligible for consideration, regardless of home discipline. Submissions are for dissertations successfully defended between 1 January and 31 December of the previous year. Dissertations must clearly show the contributions made by the applicant student. Hence, experimental work carried out by co-authors, where pertinent, should be clearly indicated.

Nominations should be submitted electronically and must include the thesis, a one-page abstract (max. 300 words), a statement on experimental work carried out by co-authors, a list of publications (if available), the CV, and a letter of recommendation from the thesis adviser or committee member, all in English.

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