"120 years of the University of Natural Resources" Foundation


"120 Years of the University of Natural Resources" Foundation 

Attention: not current > next call 2018

The board of the “120 Years of the University of Natural Resources” Foundation is awarding grants from the Foundation’s funds to support the implementation of research projects.

Purpose of the Foundation: 

The purpose of the Foundation is to promote fundamental scientific research and applied research in the field of forestry, in particular in the areas of silviculture, soil science, forest entomology, forestry yield studies, forestry technology and wood research. 

The Foundation works to: 

a) Carry out research projects and the associated academic publication and documentation.

For this purpose the Foundation’s board awards research project orders to certain professors, lecturers, scientists, students and graduates of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna.

b) Award annually prizes for outstanding academic work in the above mentioned fields (for master or diploma theses, dissertations and habilitation papers). 

Section a) above mentioned represents the main aim of the Foundation. 

In accordance with a resolution by the board, the grants should serve above all to permit applied research projects which are in line with the profile of the University and have a high degree of practical relevance. 

Depending on the interest income received, € 20,000 will be distributed.

The allocation of these funds is the responsibility of the board.

Online applications must be completed by July 5th, 2017. 

Please access the database via BOKU login: http://www.boku.ac.at/zid-app-grantsdb.html    

Applicants are required to submit a detailed presentation of the intended research work, a summary and evidence if applicable of relevant academic qualifications. A CV, together with a cost estimate and publication list if applicable, should be uploaded as appendices.