Young Scientist Travel Award: ECSS 2017

The deadline for YSTA applications has now expired.

The European Meteorological Society invites applications for a Young Scientist Travel Award (YSTA) to support the participation of young scientists at the European Conference on Severe Storms, 18-22 September 2017, Pula, Croatia. The award includes financial support for travel expenditures of 500.


Young scientists under 35 years of age on the first of January 2017 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 the ECSS,
  • 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 seminar for her/his future career.

Please submit any application to, no later than 20 March 2017.

All documents must be provided in pdf-format.


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

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