Call for Nomination: The Klaus J. Jacobs Research Award

Deadline: March 15, 2013

Nominations are being accepted for The Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize awards which recognizes the outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all disciplines aiming at the improvement of young people’s development and perspectives worldwide.

Nomination Details

Entitled to nominate are specialists and experts in the field of child and adolescent research worldwide.

A complete nomination consists of the following documents:

  • Completed nomination form
  • 1-2 page appraisal of the academic accomplishments of the nominee, making clear what the nominee’s scientific breakthroughs have been, especially with child and youth development, why the nominee deserves the prize more than his or her talented peers, and how the nominee would bring further distinction to the Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize
  • Full list of publications as included in nominee’s CV as well as evidence of his or her scientific leadership (such as direction of a research program, scientific committee, leadership role in a scientific society, and the like)
  • Information regarding possible future academic plans, fields of interest, and aspirations of the nominee


All documents pertaining to the nomination should be submitted to the offices of the Jacobs Foundation by 15 March 2013.
Incomplete nominations or documents received after this date will not be considered. Self-nominations are not permitted.

Nominations can be submitted by email to: [email protected]

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