Call for nominations: EMS Young Scientist Award

Deadline for nominations: 19 April 2020

The EMS Young Scientist Award (YSA) is given annually to an individual in recognition of excellent performance in terms of scientific publications or presentations during the early stage of their scientific career. The award is in the form of prize money and travel expenses to cover attendance at an EMS Annual Meeting.

Young scientists under 35 years on the first of January 2020 who have been working or studying, full or part-time, in a European country before or when the paper was published, are eligible for the award. All countries with an EMS Member Society or included in the WMO Region VI are considered as European. For an overview of EMS Member Societies please consult the EMS Member site.

In the evaluation of the nominations, the following criteria are normally applied:

  • Interest of the proposed publication
  • Innovative content of the proposed publication
  • Candidate profile
  • Country.

More details and the application procedures are available at

Note that the Annual Meeting this year may be cancelled or take place online due to the situation with COVID-19. Details on the ceremony and award will be provided once a decision on EMS2020 has been taken.

These are some of the earlier recipients, details on their achievements are also found at the link above.


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