Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize

Nominate a researcher who has “achieved major breakthroughs in understanding and contributing to child and youth development” for this substantial award

The Jacobs Foundation supports child and youth development, integrating research from psychology, education, sociology and other disciplines. Each year, the foundation awards the Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize of $1 million Swiss francs to an active research scientist who has improved young people’s development and perspectives worldwide.

An eight-member international jury, including leading psychologists, will select the laureate.

Nominations are due by March 15 via the foundation’s nomination form (PDF, 761KB).

For more information, see the 2012 call for nominations, contact Gelgia Fetz at the Jacobs Foundation or visit the website.