Academic Achievement Award for First-Year Doctoral Students

  • PHD
  • 500
  • 14 January 2024

The CEU Academic Achievement Awards for First-Year Doctoral Students are meant to reward outstanding coursework and performance during the comprehensive exam.

Central European University (CEU)
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Central European University (CEU)

Based in Vienna, Central European University (CEU) brings together students and faculty from over 100 countries to exchange ideas in an open and dynamic community in the heart of Europe. Accredited in Austria and the U.S., CEU offers 50 English-language graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines, and three undergraduate programs in the social sciences and humanities. 

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  • GPA of at least 3.8 or the highest placements in the department.
  • Outstanding performance at the comprehensive exam.
  • Enrolled status at the time of nomination and the transfer of the award money.

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The awards amount to 500 EUR apiece.


Nominations consist of:

a letter of recommendation by the supervisor or the Doctoral Committee;

CEU doctoral program grade transcripts;

examiner's or committee's report from the comprehensive exam or minutes (if applicable).

Documents are sent in an electronic format.

Nominations are made in the fall following the nominee's first year. Deadline: January 15.

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