1 march 2019





Student Innovation Award 2018-2019

the Borealis Student Innovation Award is an international competition for students from all over the world. This year’s competition marks the tenth anniversary of the award. Following Borealis’ trailblazing mission of value creation through innovation, our award aims to recognise your innovative thinking and pioneering solutions.


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The award recognises and rewards the three best thesis research papers (one for a bachelor’s degree graduate, one for a master’s degree graduate and one for a doctorate degree graduate).

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Polyolefin catalysts.
  • Olefin and polyolefin processes.
  • Polyolefin polymer properties.
  • Enhanced olefin analysis and polyolefin characterisation methods.
  • Polyolefin applications.
  • Sustainability in or with polyolefins or base chemicals (i.e. circular economy, recycling, etc.)
  • Discoveries in the polyolefin world that have a practical relevance for society.
  • Base chemical processes (ammonia, nitric acid, fertilizer, urea, melamine, phenol).

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Not mentioned.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Graduates in the area of sustainability, chemistry, polymer chemistry, polymer science, polymer analytic, technical chemistry, mechanical and industrial engineering or applications with a particular focus on polyolefins, olefins or base chemicals.
  • Your thesis should not be more than two years old and must be finalised by the end of February 2019 to be eligible for the award.

Opportunity Cost


  • The Borealis Student Innovation Award consists of a certificate, the award, a trip to Linz, Austria, in May 2019 to visit our Innovation Centre with a unique networking opportunity
  • A monetary sum of EUR 5,000 for the doctorate degree graduate awardee, EUR 2,000 for the master’s degree graduate awardee and EUR 1,000 for the bachelor’s degree graduate awardee.
  • The winners will also have the opportunity to present and discuss their thesis work with members of the Borealis research team.

How to Apply

First Step: Go to this link

Second Step: your application should consist of the three parts listed:

  • Application Cover Sheet
  • A maximum two-page abstract on your thesis
  • Your curriculum vitae (CV) (maximum two pages)

Third Step: Please send these materials to

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This Scholarship Published by:
Manar Ali/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Chahineze Hakki/ Algeria 
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team