EMS Young Scientist Award: Call for nominations

Deadline for nominations: 3 May 2017

The EMS Young Scientist Award (YSA) is given to individuals in recognition of excellent performance in terms of scientific publications or presentations during the early stage of their scientific career. The award consists of a prize money of 1000, a trophy and a certificate, and the reimbursement of travel costs for the awardee’s attendance of the EMS Annual Meeting in Dublin, Ireland, where the award presentation is made. The Awardee will be invited to make a short presentation to the EMS Annual Meeting on the background to her/his work.

Eligibility

The candidate shall be under 35 years on the first of January 2017 and must have been working or studying, full or part-time, in a European country before or when the paper was published. All countries with an EMS Member Society or included in the WMO RA VI region are considered as European. For an overview of EMS Member Societies please consult the EMS Member site.

Requirements

The candidate must have written a high quality publication. The publication shall have been published in a reviewed international scientific journal (in the English language) during the three calendar years preceding the year of the nomination.

Nomination procedure

The following bodies may nominate candidates:

  • any EMS Member Society,
  • any EMS Associate Member.

Each Member Society and Associate Member is entitled to nominate one candidate per year.

The nomination must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • a concise curriculum vitae of the candidate,
    note: in the list of publications: please distinguish between peer-reviewed and other publications
  • a supporting statement by the nominating Member Society or Associate Member explaining the outstanding qualities and achievements of the nominee,
  • an electronic copy of the proposed publication,
  • a document to determine the age of the candidate,
  • and a proposal for a citation of 30 words or less.

The documents listed above must be sent to awardapplication@emetsoc.org no later than 3 May 2017.
All documents must be provided in pdf-format.

The Award

The Award will be presented during the 17th EMS Annual Meeting in Dublin, Ireland. The Award consists of a prize money of 1000, a trophy and a certificate, and the reimbursement of travel costs for the awardee’s attendance of the Annual Meeting.