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The European Young Researchers’ Award is now open and is suitable to post-doctoral fellows with a maximum of 5 years experience. The Award consists of a certificate, waiving the participation fee to the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF), a grant to cover travel and accommodation for the stay in the ESOF city and one year free EuroScience membership.

The deadline for the call is Tuesday 30 January 2018.

Qualification Criteria

  • The research must have a clear European dimension, either because it is embedded in a collaboration of researchers in different European countries or it is a research project in one European country that addresses a research topic of European added value.

  • The research should be of demonstrably excellent quality (publications, prizes, grants, patents, references in newspapers, etc.)

  • The criteria that the jury will take into account are: quality of the research results obtained, role in the definition of the research project, inspiration to others (fellow students, members of the research group), outreach to wider audiences.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should work in a European country (understood in the geographic sense as defined by Council of Europe’s membership rules), but are not required to have a European nationality.

  • The 2018 call is open to young researchers who are presently enrolled in a postdoctoral programme of any kind and who have defended their thesis after January 1st, 2012.

  • The application should be in English.


Further details are available at their website


Tuesday, 30 January, 2018 - 00:00