ECFS Awards

Young Investigator Award

The Young Investigator Awards consist of a monetary grant of 750 Euro, a free registration to the conference and a 2021 ECFS Membership subscription.


Associated Documents


Requirements to be eligible for a Young European Investigator:

  • Under 35 years of age by 22 January 2021
  • Registered for a PhD or Post-Graduate Degree or graduated within 12 months 
  • First author of an abstract submitted to the conference 

Please note that recipients of the grants and awards in 2020, and 2019 are not eligible.


Go to, fill in the application form and upload the required documents.

The Scientific Committee of the 44th ECFS Conference will, as part of the abstract review process, select the abstracts they deem most worthy of these Grants.

The winners of the ECFS Young Investigator will be notified in March, after the abstract review process.

Grants application deadline: 29 January 2021

Supporting Letter from Head of Department

Applications for ECFS Awards/Grants must be supported by a letter from the Applicant's Head of Department.  A template for the letter can be found under the Associated Documents box.  The letter can be uploaded online as part of the application process or can be sent separately to K.I.T. Group - E-mail: (no later than 29 January 2021).