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 2020 the awards will support participation in the EMS Annual Meeting, 7-11 September 2020, in Bratislava, Slovakia. The deadline for applications is 8 April 2020.
For details on application procedures see the call for the TFTAYS 2020 below.

TFTAYS 2020: Call for applications

Deadline for applications: 8 April 2020

The EMS and the Tromp Foundation invite applications for the Tromp foundation travel award to young scientists (TFTAYS) to support the participation of young scientists at the EMS Annual Meeting – European Conference for Applications of Meteorology and Climatology, 7-11 September 2020, Bratislava, Slovakia. 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 financial support for travel expenditures of 500€ and registration at the conference.


Young scientists under 35 years of age on the first of January 2020 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, Phenology, Agrometeorology, Urban climate, Air pollution and Adaptation 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 8 April 2019.

Guidelines are available at the folowing link: link will only become effective after 3 February 2020)

(2) Within the abstract submission tool, please tick that you would like to apply for the TFTAYS 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,
  • a document that proofs the age of the candidate, and
  • an estimate of your travel-related costs.

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 by Tuesday 30 April 2020 and will have to confirm their abstract and participation by Sunday 10 May 2020 within the abstract handling system.

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


A certificate will be presented to the awardees at the EMS Annual Meeting in Bratislava. The award recipients are expected to provide a report on the conference. The award prize of 500€ is transferred to their bank account after receipt of the report.
The awardees will be receive a code to register for the conference.

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