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The Brigitte-Berkenhoff Prize is awarded to women for achievements in society, science, business or industry, in areas in which women are disadvantaged or under-represented. The prize comes with a purse of € 600.

The Johannes Hübner Foundation supports research and development projects at German universities through personnel and material resources, in particular for academic staff and technical equipment. Projects can be both in basic and applied research. The foundation also awards doctoral scholarships and fellowships for students, including foreign students.

The Rudolf Kaiser Foundation awards an annual prize to young scientists in experimental physics who have accomplished outstanding scientific achievements but do not yet hold a professorship in Germany. The Rudolf Kaiser Prize is endowed with € 35,000.

The Germany Scholarship is a nationwide scholarship program for outstanding students. It provides an income-independent support of € 300 a month for a minimum of two semesters and up to the final exams or the end of the designated period of study. Information on Germany Scholarships at JGU is available here.

The Hoechst Foundation for junior scientists awards stipends for three to six months to junior scientists of all disciplines at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, for research stays at a partner university.