Allianz Climate Risk Research Award 2020 | How To Apply

Allianz Climate application form | How to apply.

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Allianz Climate

The Allianz Climate application details have been published here. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for this opportunity before the application deadline-closing date.

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Details of Allianz Climate

Applications are open for the Allianz Climate Risk Research Award 2020. The Allianz Climate Risk Research Award supports scientific research that improves their understanding of climate change-related risks.

The 2020 Award focuses on how science can help insurers deal with extreme weather and climate risks. The Award is intended to support researchers whose research focuses on:

  • Reducing the risk of extreme weather events that are intensified by climate change;
  • Fostering resilience by applying technological solutions.

Award

The four finalists receive:

  • Monetary award:
    • EUR 7,000 First finalist
    • EUR 5,000 Second finalist
    • EUR 3,000 Third finalist
    • EUR 2,000 Fourth finalist
  • Invitation for a one-day Award event in Munich with all costs covered
  • Exposure of the finalists’ research projects on the website allianz.com
  • Exclusive insights into the insurance industry’s work on climate change and extreme weather events
  • Participation in a discussion round with the Award’s jury, experts and other guests from Allianz Group and academia.

Eligibility

  • Open to university students currently pursuing either a PhD degree or a post-doc, as well as recent PhD graduates or recent post-doc graduates. (Graduation/defense of final research to obtain title should not be more than two years before the time of the application)
  • Research should be applicable to focus and topic of Award.

Selection Criteria

  • Innovation: Research  project is focused on a compelling approach for assessing risks of natural catastrophes and how new technologies can help mitigate these risks and foster resilient societies
  • Impact: Research project can make a difference on the current insurance practice and/or advance current practices around  societal resilience
  • Applicability: Research project addresses a relevant problem and is ideally connected to a practical solution
  • Academic excellence: Sound research approach and methodology

Application

Supporting documents consists of:

  • Two-page non-technical essay based on their research
  • A letter of recommendation from the candidate’s academic mentor
  • Filled and signed declaration form

Send all documents stated above as attachments together with the application form to research-award@allianz.com.

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