EFP awards & scholarships

Young Scientist Awards


The EFP offers Young Scientist Awards to stimulate the participation of young parasitologists and thus to contribute to the advancement of parasitological research in Europe.

Up to five prizes will be awarded for original research work in parasitology (400 € each). Prizes include a diploma and refunding of EMOP registration fees.

Candidates must be less than 35 years old and be members of a member (or associated member) society of the EFP (http://www.eurofedpar.eu/members); members of suspended societies cannot apply.

How to apply:

The following documents have to be submitted:

(1) The completed application form, signed by the candidate and the head of the department where the research was doneClick here to download the form

(2) A manuscript of up to 10 pages describing the work. The manuscript should not have been published before, and is only for the information of the jury. The candidate should be the first author of the manuscript.

(3) Proof of registration for the congress. At registration, the EMOP organizers should be informed of the intention to apply for the award.

(4) Proof of age (e.g. ID, passport) and society membership, and a short curriculum vitae (one page).

The paper will be orally presented (15 min) by the candidate during a special session organized during the EMOP congress. This condition is mandatory for the award selection.

Form, manuscript and accompanying information are to be sent as email attachment (pdf) to: 

Prof. Vasile COZMA, 1st Vice President of EFP
Email: cozmavasile.prof@gmail.com

not later than June 30th 2020

Awards will be presented at the closing ceremony of EMOP.


PAST RECIPIENTS

Recipients of the 2016 awards at EMOP12 
  • Anna Gonchar (Russia) for her work on Notocotylidae (Digenea)
  • Jelena Srbljanovic (Serbia) for her work on Toxoplasma

Recipients of the 2012 awards at EMOP11
  • 3rd prize in research in basic parasitology : Angela de Cesare (Italy) for her work on Capillaria aerophila
  • 3rd prize in research in applied parasitology : Pikka Jokelainen (Finland) for her work on Toxoplasma
  • 2nd prize in research in basic parasitology : Julien Portier (France) for his work on Alaria alata
  • 2nd prize in research in applied parasitology : Marija Vujanic (Serbia) for her work on Toxoplasma
  • 1st prize in research in applied parasitology : Jeremy Bouyer (France) for his work on tsetse flies
  • 1st prize in research of basic parasitology : Caroline Chilinsky (UK) for her work on Haemonchus contortus


Recipients of the 2008 awards at EMOP10
    • 1st prize in "Research in Applied Parasitology : Bonnie L Webster, UK
    • 2nd prize in "Research in Applied Parasitology : Radu Blaga, Romania
    • 1st prize in "Research in Basic Parasitology : Yana Vorontsova, Russia


Student Scholarships


Young parasitologists are encouraged to participate in European meetings and to contribute to the development of parasitology in Europe. To support this, the European Federation of Parasitologists grants approximately 30 student scholarships covering the congress fees of the next European Multicolloquium of Parasitology (EMOP XIII), to be held in Belgrade, Serbia, from 25 to 29 August 2020. Travel and accommodation expenses are not covered by the grant.

Application is open for students (up to PhD / doctorate level) up to an age of 30 years, who are members of a member (or associated member) society of the EFP (http://www.eurofedpar.eu/members); members of suspended member societies cannot apply. They should participate in parasitological research carried out in an EFP member country and are required to give a presentation at EMOP XIII, either orally or by poster. 

15 of these scholarships are targeted for members of societies from lower income countries (see EMOP XIII registration page).

How to apply:

The following documents have to be submitted:

(1) The completed application form, signed by the candidate and the head of the department where the research was done. Click here to download the form

(2) Proof of registration for the congress. At registration, the EMOP organizers should be informed of the intention to apply for the scholarship. 

(3) Proof of age (e.g. ID, passport), society membership and student status (copies of documents) and a short curriculum vitae (one page).

 

(4) The title of a paper that will be presented by the candidate at EMOP XIII, either orally or by poster. This presentation is a mandatory condition for the scholarship selection.

 

Form and accompanying information are to be sent as a single-file email attachment to:

 

Dr. Antti OKSANEN, 2nd Vice President of EFP

Email: Antti.Oksanen@ruokavirasto.fi


not later than June 30th 2020


Successful applications will be announced in mid July 2020 and registration fees will be refunded on site during EMOP in Belgrade. 


30 grants were offered by the EFP to participate in EMOP10 in Paris in 2008. 
20 grants were offered by the EFP to participate in EMOP11 in Cluj-Napoca in 2012.