EASD Rising Star Symposium and EFSD Rising Star Fellowship Programme

supported by Novo Nordisk

Deadline Date: 15 February 2018

Euro 120,000 available for four Fellowships

The EASD Rising Star Symposium and EFSD Rising Star Fellowship Programme aims to identify promising and innovative young researchers who are developing their research activities in Europe. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to present an overview of their past and ongoing research activities during a multidisciplinary research symposium at the EASD Annual Meeting. The chosen candidates will be invited by EASD to present a lecture (20 minute lecture + 5 minute discussion) and will receive a commemorative diploma. Travel expenses, hotel and registration costs for the recipients will be covered.

Furthermore the award includes a research fellowship in the amount of Euro 30,000 payable to the recipient’s institution. The objective of the research fellowship is to encourage innovative research in the field of diabetes. Applicants should have demonstrated their ability in the field of diabetes research and must be employed by a non-profit institution based in Europe or an associated country.

Applications may be made by any paid-up member of EASD having received their highest degree (PhD, MD, DMD, DVM, or equivalent) no more than five (basic scientist) or seven years (clinician) before 1 January in the year the Fellowship is awarded. Fellows may not hold a Faculty appointment. Preference will be given to individuals who have consistently pursued a well-defined and innovative research line, leading to publications in high impact peer reviewed journals.

Download application form

Please send your application in PDF form as an email attachment by 12:00 midday (CET) on the deadline date to the following address: Foundation@easd.org.