Algemeen 15th Prize Professor Albert Soenen


In 2024 the Foundation Professor Albert Soenen organizes the Prize Professor Albert Soenen with a value of € 3.000 for a PhD thesis that delivers a significant contribution to the advancement of fruit culture in its broadest sense.

The candidates must have obtained their PhD degree in the period between November 1, 2021 and September 30, 2023 and their age should not exceed 35 years at the date of submission.
The candidates must submit a file in English which consists of the following elements:

  • curriculum vitae (maximum two A4 pages);
  • a list of publications;
  • his/her PhD thesis;
  • a description of the contribution of the PhD thesis to progress
    in fruit culture in its broadest sense (maximum two A4

The prize is awarded by the management council of the Foundation with assistance of independent experts.
The prize is personal, but can be shared. If none of the submitted files satisfies the conditions or attains the scientific standards set forth by the council, the prize will not be awarded.