Candidates can only be nominated for this prize by their supervisor. The Bachelor’s thesis must relate to research in the field of chemistry, life sciences, process technology or (bio-)molecular sciences carried out as part of the programme at university in the Netherlands. Non-Dutch candidates are also eligible for the award. A jury appointed by the KNCV will review the candidates and the submitted Bachelor’s theses.
To nominate a candidate for the award, please submit:
- Two copies of the Bachelor’s thesis.
- A short statement from the supervisor(s) explaining why the student should be considered for the award. Provide specific examples that support the award criteria (importance and quality of the research, self-reliance of the candidate while writing the report). Note: this is required!
- Candidate’s resume and contact details.
Please send all the required information to: KNCV, Postbus 249, 2260 AE Leidschendam, stating ‘Gouden Spatel’.
It goes without saying that all information will be treated confidentially.
Candidates who have written their thesis in 2017 can be nominated until 31 December 2017.