Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize

The Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize awards outstanding scientific contributions of individuals from all disciplines aiming at the improvement of young people's development and perspectives worldwide.

Sponsor: Jacobs Foundation


The prize is 1 million Swiss Francs, of which 900,000 are delegated for use in a research project and the remainder, 100,000 Swiss Francs, are for related costs such as travel, networking, and dissemination.

The prize addresses scholars from all countries who have achieved major breakthroughs in understanding and contributing to child and youth development and at the same time have the potential to advance the field by actively conducting research.

How to Apply