About the "Applied Photonics Award"
How can I apply?
You can apply for the Applied Photonics Award annually from April 1 to June 30. Eligible are all bachelor, master, diploma theses as well as dissertations (German/English), which have been registered at a German university or college and have been evaluated by the supervisor/appraiser in the current calendar year or in the previous year. The thesis must be considered passed by the time the application is submitted. Applicants can come from a wide range of disciplines - from mathematics or chemistry to applied optics and physics to materials or life sciences.
You can find more detailed information about the application process (required documents, application deadline, etc.) here.
In addition to prize money, all winners have the opportunity to exhibit their final thesis to a broad specialist audience.