Tromp foundation travel award to young scientists (TFTAYS)

The Tromp Foundation established the Tromp foundation travel award to young scientists (TFTAYS) in 2016, with the aim to support scientists who present papers in the area of biometeorology at EMS Annual Meetings.

In 2021 the  EMS Annual Meeting will be an online event to be held  3-10 September 2021. Thus, the award this year is the “Tromp foundation conference award to young scientists (TFCAYS)” and includes a registration fee waiver and financial support for page charges for publishing the results presented at the event in the Open Access Journal ASR – the international journal of the EMS for contributions in applied meteorology and climatology.

The application deadline is 16 April 2021.

TFCAYS 2021: Call for applications

The deadline for award application and abstract submission is 16 April 2021.

The EMS and the Tromp Foundation invite applications for the Tromp foundation conference award to young scientists (TFCAYS) to support the participation of young scientists at the virtual EMS Annual Meeting – European Conference for Applications of Meteorology and Climatology, 3-10 September 2021. These awards are funded by the Tromp Foundation, the legacy of Solco W. Tromp.

This award is specifically for presentations in the area of biometeorology.

The award consists of a waiver for the registration fee and financial support for page charges for publishing the results presented at the event in the Open Access Journal ASR.

Eligibility

Young scientists under 35 years of age on the first of January 2021 working and/or studying in a European country are eligible for an 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.

This award is specifically for presentations in the area of biometeorology. Presentations in sessions Atmospheric effects on humans, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Cities and urban areas in the earth-atmosphere system, and Interactions between air pollution, meteorology and the spread of COVID-19  are treated with high priority; presentations in other related sessions could be considered as well, but the decision on eligibility is to the selection committee.

Application procedure

To apply the following procedures have to be followed:

(1) Submit your abstract for the EMS Annual Meeting before  16 April 2021.

Guidelines: https://www.ems2021.eu/programme_and_abstracts/abstract_management/how_to_submit_an_abstract.html

(2) Within the abstract submission tool, please tick that you would like to apply for the TFCAYS support scheme.

(3) Within the abstract submission tool, upload the following application details (in one pdf-file):

  • a short curriculum vitae of the candidate including an e-mail contact;
    please include a list of your most important publications and distinguish between peer-reviewed and other publications, and
  • a document that proofs the age of the candidate.

The applicant must be the presenting author of the submitted contribution. Note that award applicants have to pay Abstract Processing Fees at the time of submitting the abstract.

Applicants will be notified on the results of the selection process and will have to confirm their abstract and participation within the abstract handling system.

Any inquiries about the Tromp foundation conference award to young scientists (TFCAYS) can be sent to
ems-tromp-award  ( at ) emetsoc (.) org.

Award

The award consists of a waiver for the registration fee and financial support for page charges for publishing the results presented at the event in the Open Access Journal ASR. Awardees will be highlighted during an awards ceremony during the virtual EMS Annual Meeting in September; the award certificate will be mailed to them after the conference.

The award recipients are expected to provide a report on the conference.

The awardees will be receive a code to register for the conference.

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