Within the scope of a closer collaboration in the area of energy and environment, the Lions Club Wien St. Stephan supports young academics and makes available since 2015 a sponsorship for PhD students of the TU Wien in the amount of € 4.000,-.
The support covers necessary expenses within doctoral thesis focussing on energy and environment – in particular: study trips abroad, participation at scientific congresses, scientific publications, etc.
The submissions are examined by a jury with representatives of the Lions Club and the TU Wien and are evaluated by general and scientific criteria (demonstration of the use of the subsidies, description of the scientific methodology, innovation degree of the work, as well as their potential).
Lions Sponsorship 2021
The submission phase of the Lions Sponsorship 2021 has ended, the applications are currently under revision and evaluation. The price winner will be announced by end of May.
The Lions movement, and in particular, the Lions Club Wien St. Stephan, opens an external URL in a new window, sees the support of the general public as one of its essential duties:
- scientific studies
- innovations in the area of Energy and environment.