Research that transforms you.
Skolar Award Science Pitching Competition for Postdocs
At Slush, Helsinki, on Dec 1st 2017.
The finalists are announced on Oct 16th 2017.
€100K for a postdoc’s groundbreaking research idea.
Skolar Award is a lighter option for traditional research funding processes. No lengthy research plans, just an application and a pitch. The competition is for postdocs all around the world, representing all fields of research.
The talented young finalists will get together and prep for the finals during the months before Slush. Check out the important dates here:
Application period begins
Application period ends
Finalists will be revealed
Skolar Award kickoff for
Individual sparring and pitching training (Skype / location announced later)
Get-together and dress rehearsal
The Skolar Award pitching final
“Slush gives you the opportunity to really think about the importance of your research.”
– Vincenzo Cerullo, Virus Researcher & Skolar Award Finalist 2015
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