European Young Researchers’ Award


Deadline: 19 April 2012

The European Young Researchers’ Award (EYRA), coordinated by Euroscience in collaboration with The European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers “Eurodoc” and Marie Curie Fellows Association “MCFA”, is granted to researchers demonstrating outstanding research performance and leadership.

Qualification Criteria

The research should be of demonstrably excellent quality (publications, prizes, prestigious grants etc).

The research must have a clear European dimension, either because it is a collaboration of researchers in different European countries or it is a research project in one European country that addresses a research topic of European significance.

The applicant should have demonstrated leadership in the research project; should have inspired students; and should have initiated outreach to wider audiences.

Eligiblity Criteria

Candidates should work in a European country, but are not required to have a European nationality.

Researchers having successfully defended their first PhD with up to five years of experience after their PhD.

The application should be in English.


An international selection Committee will evaluate the applications and select the Awardee.


The deadline for sending in your application is 19 April 2012.

Further information

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