In accordance with the aims of the Society, the intention of this biennially awarded grant to the value of 5,000 Euro is the promotion of excavation projects within the context of Palaeolithic or Mesolithic research. An interdisciplinary approach will be preferred. The endowment is intended to be used for material expenditure. This announcement is aimed at doctoral candidates who, with help of the grant, would be able to carry out their own field project. Applications should be in German or English.