Denmark - Call for Applications 2023

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Denmark - Call for Applications 2023

Find out more about the current edition of the Danish national program.


What are the key dates?

4 November 2022 to 15 January 2023: Call for applications

28 February 2023: Meeting of the scientific jury

2 May 2023: Award Ceremony

4 May 2023: Public lecture at the Royal Academy of Sciences and Letters

  • November 4, 2022 Start of the call for application/nomination
  • January 15, 2023 Closing of the call for application/nomination
  • February 28, 2023 Candidates' final selection

Program Overview


The Danish National Commission for UNESCO

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Award(s) of the Prize

3 bi-annual endowments

Amount per endowment

DKK 110.000

Main eligibility criteria

The candidates must have a strong relation with Danish research.

They must be under the age of 40 years and hold a PhD or doctorate no older than 5 years at the date of the dead-line for applications

Selection criteria

Candidates must present an interesting, promising and realistic research project in natural sciences. In her work, the candidate must already have shown an innovative and/or independent approach.

Initial launch date
Total number of endowments awarded since launch

Information document(s)

When applying, candidates must submit the following documents:

  • CV
  • Detailed description of the research project for which the candidate is applying
  • Complete list of scientific publications
  • Confirmed copies of diplomas and PhD degree
  • Letter of recommendation from the supervisor or the head of the Department/Institute
  • Detailed budget

Documents to download:

- Denmark - Rules and regulations - FWIS 2023

- 2023 Poster

- Opslag