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DLG Young Talents Award

Agriculture & Food scholarship programme

The DLG Young Talents Award is awarded annually by the DLG in form of scholarships for further training measures. The aim is to promote the personal and professional development of young talents in agricultural and nutritional sciences.

The DLG Young Talents Award is awarded in form of a maximum of 10 nominees and a maximum of 3 award winners. The award winners are also nominees.

What are the benefits of the DLG Young Talents Award?

As a nominee

Participation in the DLG network mentoring programme for one year

The programme is a combination of personal mentoring, network meetings (physical/digital) and offers of active participation in various committees, events, publication opportunities

Award winners and nominees are assigned personal network mentors from the DLG network: personal support during the first year

As a prize winner

Main prize

6,000 € for further training measures

Special prize

5,000 € for training measures 

Junior prize

4,000 € for training measures

Do you want to discuss with others, actively get things moving and shape issues?

Are you looking for contacts and networks that will take you further?

Then apply now for the DLG Young Talents Award.

Who can apply for the DLG Young Talents Award?

You can apply for the Young Talents Award if..

  • you are under the age of 36 
  • you have practical experience in agriculture or the food industry– including both upstream and downstream economic sectors
  • who actively volunteer
  • you are open-minded and outgoing beyond national borders and like to think outside the box
  • you have a clear goal in mind

Application deadline extended to April 20, 2024

Apply now

The prizes of the DLG Young Talents Awards are awarded in 3 categories:

  • Main prize
    • Outstanding Personality of the Year - Food & Agriculture
    • Age limit up to and including 36 years
  • Special prize
    • Is awarded for an annually changing current topic in the agricultural or food industry.
    • Age limit up to and including 36 years
  • Junior prize
    • for the target group of trainees and students
    • Age limit: 18 up to and including 24 years

The International DLG Prize became the DLG Young Talents Award. You can find the winners of the International DLG Prize here.

Still have questions?

Get in touch with us

Kerstin Hau • DLG e.V. • Eschborner Landstraße 122 • 60489 Frankfurt • +49 69 24788-375 • Nachwuchspreise@DLG.org