The European Young Researchers’ Award

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Start:2019 Jun 24
FSJD end:2019 Aug 24
Official end:2019 Aug 31


The European Young Researchers' Award (EYRA), granted by EuroScience since 2010, aims to inspire early stage researchers in all research areas to incorporate a European dimension and perspective into their research. Two awards are granted every two years to:

a) a PhD candidate and

b) a postdoctoral fellow.

Eligibility Criteria

- For the PhD Candidate award: Applicants should have enrolled for a PhD degree at the time of the application deadline or should have successfully defended their thesis after January 1st, 2019.

- For the Postdoctoral fellow award: Applicants should have successfully defended their thesis after January 1st, 2014 and should have enrolled in a postdoctoral programme at the time of the application deadline.

- Candidates should work in a European country (cf. Council of Europe’s membership rules).

- European and Non- European nationals are eligible to apply.

- Post Docs paid by European funds but currently on a Post Doc mission abroad as part of the funding institution’s requirements (no longer than 2 years and concluding their Post Doc in Europe) are also eligible to apply for the EYRA call 2019.


- A Research Outline describing the research and its European dimension (max 800 words).

- A Curriculum Vitae including statement of prizes/awards already received (max 800 words).

- A list of publications or other relevant material to support the candidacy.

- Two reference letters which should be sent directly to It is recommended that the references come from individuals well qualified in the field. At least one of the references should be from a person who has not taken part in or is associated with the research itself.

Application procedure

- All applications should be submitted online via the EuroScience Conference and Membership Platform (ESCMP) under each relevant call (PhD candidate or Postdoctoral fellow).

- The application must be in English.

- The cover page form (available on ESCMP) should be downloaded, completed and included in the online application.

- Self-nomination is accepted.

More information:

In case of interest, please contact with Research Management Department until 24th August 2019.

Fundació Sant Joan de Déu – Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu.
Edifici Docent. Santa Rosa, 39-57 08950 Esplugues del Llobregat (Barcelona) - Tel: 936 00 97 51 - Fax: 936 00 97 71 -