Best Thesis Award The Department of Geosciences of the University of Bremen announces the ‘Best Thesis Award in Marine Geosciences´ and the ´Best Thesis Award in Materials Chemistry and Mineralogy’. The award is to honor outstanding theses in our international M. Sc. programs. The prize was established as an element of the department´s internationalization efforts. The Department of Geosciences at the University of Bremen is the sole holder of the´ Best Thesis Award´ in both programs.
Details The prize is awarded annually for the best Master´s thesis completed in a given academic year. The award is currently endowed with 300 € and it can be shared. In addition to the scholarly merit of the work for marine science/materials science, the international context and the international orientation of the thesis will be considered in the evaluation. The award is intended to support the scientific career of the awardees.
Application and Nomination Applications are accepted by the Dean of the Department of Geosciences by 30th of September of each calendar year. Nominations can be made either by teachers of the M.Sc. program or by the students themselves. The application consists of an electronic version (pdf) of the thesis, a CV of the applicant and a 1-page recommendation letter from one of the thesis supervisors.The presentation of the ‘Best Thesis Award in Materials Chemistry and Mineralogy’ takes place during the annual graduation ceremony of the Department of Geosciences in early December.