BOKU Best Paper Awards

II.   BOKU Best Paper Awards

Every year a maximum of three outstanding BOKU publications can be awarded a prize of 3,000 Euro. Publications from all BOKU-related fields can be submitted.

All BOKU graduates and young researchers (max. ten years after successful completion of the doctorate) may apply. Every author who has predominantly contributed to the publication is eligible for submission. The publication must have mainly been compiled at BOKU. It must also have been published or accepted for publication since 2016.

Application Documents (Send as one PDF file (max. 5MB) to researchfunds(at)

1)     Application Form (please click)

2)     An original scientific paper which was published or has been accepted for publication in a professional peer reviewed journal

3)     Statement on the publication's prize-worthiness (max. one page)

4)     Elaborate résumé including list of publications

5)     In the case of a publication with several authors, detailed information on the applicant's own publication contribution has to be provided. In addition, the applicant has to provide signed agreements by all co-authors to use this publication for application.

Submission Deadline:

Applications are requested until April 13, 2018.

Please send your proposal to researchfunds(at)

The board meeting in which the decisions on the awards and research funding are made will presumably take place at October 2018.