Interested scientists with an outstanding doctoral thesis can apply directly or be nominated by a third party up to one year after the doctorate.
Either the applicant or the proposer must be a member of the German Genetics Society.
The thesis, which may be written in German or English, must be in a field of genetics and must have been prepared predominantly in Germany or by a German PhD student abroad.
Applications/proposals must be submitted in electronic form and must include the dissertation text, an abstract explaining the significance of the work, a list of publications, and a curriculum vitae.
Applications/proposals may be submitted to the President of the German Genetics Society at any time (annual deadline June 30):
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Köster: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information can be found here: https://www.gfgenetik.com/phd-prize/