Hector RCD Award
Since 2020, the Hector Fellow Academy offers the opportunity to apply for the Hector Research Career Development Award (Hector RCD Award). W1 assistant professors (with or without Tenure Track) and junior research group leaders in similar positions in natural or engineering sciences, medicine or psychology who work at German universities or research institutions are encouraged in further strengthening their independent research.
The Award is endowed with 25,000 € and includes, among others, additional funding for one doctoral position. It is awarded annually to 3-5 scientists. At least 50% of the awards each year are reserved for female scientists.