The German Dendrological Society eV (DDG) annually awards the Camillo Schneider Award as a young talent award for outstanding scientific work on creeping wood (dendrology). The prize includes a grant of €2,500.00. Those eligible to participate are students attending universities, colleges and other training institutes specializing in forestry, horticulture, gardening and landscaping (landscape architecture, nature conservation, and landscape management), botany and related branches of science.
Above all, the work of students and doctoral candidates should be honored, which have a high quality in connection with special woody topics and show original results. Details on the awarding of the prize endowed with € 2,500 can be found in the articles of association for awarding the Camillo Schneider Prize. Candidates should not be older than 35 years before the submission deadline. Dissertations, diplomas, bachelor and master theses, or comparable writings are considered - so long as they are within the specified field of study.
Only one thesis is selected from hundreds of submissions.
There are no costs involved in applying for this award.
Applicants must specialize and excel in the fields of forestry, horticulture, gardening and landscaping (landscape architecture, nature conservation, and landscape management), botany and related branches of science.
The work submitted for this competition involves several years worth of study (a written thesis).
The work proposed for the Camillo Schneider Prize, together with a report from the scientific supervisor, must be physically submitted to the The German Dendrological Society (DDG) office.