The 2020 call is now open to early career researchers, who fulfil the following 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.

The prize-giving ceremony for the two awards is held at the biennial EuroScience flagship event, EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF). The Award consists of a certificate, waiving the participation fee to ESOF, a grant to cover travel and accommodation for the stay in the ESOF city and one year free EuroScience membership.

The 2020 EuroScience Open Forum will be held in Trieste – Italy  from July 5 to 9.


The deadline for the 2020 call for both awards is Wednesday August 31, 2019 at 12:00 CEST


For more information please visit https://www.euroscience.org/calls/eyra2020-call-open/



Source: https://www.euroscience.org