Rising Star Awards

This prize is awarded each year to the most promising, emerging scientists

It provides a durable platform for these young researchers to further evolve their professional career. Awardees are jointly selected by the National Societies Committee and the Scientific Committee based on a track record of international quality research and developing scientific independence.

Deadline for applications is September 3, 2021. 

You must enable analytical cookies to watch this video
Interview with Rising Star 2019 María Jesús Perugorria
Target group
  • Basic, translational and clinical scientists at any level (but a full professor title will not be accepted)
  • Applicants must be max. 40 years of age or younger (born September 3, 1981 or later; add two years to age limit per child as main carer).
  • Country of residence must be Europe and/or a country bordering the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Candidates must be supported by a UEG Member Society
  • Candidates may apply maximum 3 times for the Rising Star Award.
How it works

To apply, please follow these steps:


Rising Stars 2021

Head of Association Management
Wilma Hofer
  • M: +43 699 1997 16 43
  • T: +43 1 997 16 39