Tromp foundation travel award to young scientists (TFTAYS)

graphic to announce Tromp Foundation travel awards (EMS)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.

TFTAYS 2023: Call for applications

The deadline for award application and abstract has expired.

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, 3-8 September 2023. 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 of 500€ for travel expenses to attend the Annual Meeting onsite in Bratislava.


Young scientists under 35 years of age on the first of January 2023 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 and Cities and urban areas in the earth-atmosphere system 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  18 April 2023 at 13:00 (CEST).

Guidelines for abstract submission will become available end of February at the folowing link:

(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 11 May 2023 and will have to confirm their abstract and participation within the abstract handling system until 22 May 2023.

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 EMS2023 Awards Session in Bratislava. The award recipients are expected to provide a report on the conference to the Tromp Foundation. The award prize of 500€ is transferred to their bank account after receipt of the report. The Tromp Foundation would appreciate receiving a short (one to two mins.) video clip before the conference (instructions will be provided to awardees).
The awardees will receive a code to register for the conference.

Previous TFTAYS recipients