Fellowships and Awards Granted in 2015

According to region

Asia
212 (23.6 %)
Europe
342 (38.0 %)
Sub-Saharan Africa
35 (3.9 %)
North America
187 (20.8 %)
Central and
South America

64 (7.1 %)
Australia, New Zealand,
Oceania

25 (2.8 %)
Middle East,
North Africa

34 (3.8 %)
  female male   female male
North America 61 (32.6%) 126 (67.4%) Middle East,
North Africa
10 (29.4%) 24 (70.6%)
Central and
South America
24 (37.5%) 40 (62.5%) Asia 48 (22.6%) 164 (77.4%)
Europe 122 (35.7%) 220 (64.3%) Australia,
New Zealand,
Oceania
10 (40.0%) 15 (60.0%)
Sub-Saharan Africa 11 (31.4%) 24 (68.6%)      

According to discipline

 

Natural Sciences353 (39.3 %)
female: 94 (26.6%); male: 259 (73.4%)

 

Humanities266 (29.6 %)
female: 95 (35.7%); male: 171 (64.3%)

 

Life Sciences169 (18.8 %)
female: 67 (39.6%); male: 102 (60.4%)

 

Engineering111 (12.3 %)
female: 30 (27.0%); male: 81 (73.0%)

total: 899

Research Fellowships and Research Awards
2011-2015

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according to
discipline
Humboldt Research Fellowships
2015: 527 research fellowships granted
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Georg Forster Research Fellowships
2015: 86 research fellowships granted
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Feodor Lynen Research Fellowships
2015: 88 research fellowships granted
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Humboldt Research Awards
2015: 64 research awards granted
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Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel
Research Awards

2015: 23 research awards granted
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Alexander von Humboldt Professorship
2015: 10 awards granted, 5 acceptances
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Sofja Kovalevskaja Research Awards
2015: 8 research awards granted
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Anneliese Maier Research Awards
2015: 6 research awards granted
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Proportion of female academics

  according to
region
according to
discipline
Research Fellowship Programme
2015: 613 research fellowships granted / proportion of female academics: 32.5 %
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Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship Programme
2015: 88 research fellowships granted / proportion of female academics: 26.1 %
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Research Award Programmes
2015: 122 research awards granted / proportion of female academics: 23.8 %
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