The Einstein Foundation Award for Promoting Quality in Research

Open Call for Nominations: To acknowledge the outstanding role early career researchers (ECRs) have in promoting research quality, ECRs will be invited to propose projects that foster research quality and value. The award is open to researchers and institutions from any part of the world. Application Deadline: March 31, 2021.

The Einstein Foundation Award for Promoting Quality in Research aims to provide recognition and publicity for outstanding efforts that enhance the rigor, reliability, robustness, and transparency of research, and stimulate awareness and activities fostering research quality among scientists, institutions, funders, and politicians. 

Award Categories

Individual Award: Individual scientists or small teams of collaborating scientists can be nominated. The laureate will be awarded €200,000.

Deadline Applications & Nominations:
March 31, 2021

Institutional Award: Governmental and non-governmental organizations, institutions, or other entities can apply or be nominated. The award-winning organization or institution will receive €200,000. If governmental organizations or institutions are the recipients of the award, they will not receive any funds in addition to the award itself.

Early Career Award: Early career researchers can submit a project proposal for an award of €100,000.



This award is open to any researcher or group of researchers, organization, or institution. To be eligible for the Early Career Research Award, candidates must hold a doctorate or have equivalent research experience and should have been an independent researcher for no longer than five years.