Young Scientist Travel Award 2018: 10th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology – ERAD

Deadline for application submission is Sunday, 1 April 2018.

The European Meteorological Society invites applications for a Young Scientist Travel Award (YSTA) to support the participation of young scientists at the 10th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology and Hydrology, 1 – 6 July 2018, Ede, The Netherlands. The award includes financial support for travel expenditures of 500 €.


Young scientists under 35 years of age on the first of January 2018 working and/or studying in a European country are eligible for an award. Applicants that have previously won an EMS Young Scientist Travel Award are only considered with low priority for this award.

All countries with an EMS Member Society or included in the WMO RA VI region are considered as European. An overview of EMS Member Societies is available here.

Application procedure

To apply the following documents are required:

  • a short curriculum vitae of the candidate – please include a list of your most important publications and distinguish between peer-reviewed and other publications -,
  • the abstract submitted/accepted for presentation at the ERAD 2018,
  • a document that proofs the age of the candidate, and
  • a supporting letter by an EMS Member Society, EMS Associate Member or a supervisor or equivalent, explaining the achievements of the candidate and the relevance of the conference for her/his future career.

The applicant must be the presenting author of the submitted contribution.

Please submit any application to, no later than Sunday, 1 April 2018.

All documents must be provided in pdf-format.


The selected awardee will receive a certificate during the ERAD in Ede. The awardee is expected to provide a report on the conference for publication on the emetsoc-site until two weeks after the meeting.

The award prize of 500 € is transferred after receipt of this report.