Rising Star Awards

This application is freely available for all myUEG Young GI Associates

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.

Application for Rising Stars 2023 will open in June. 

Get inspired: Learn more about the process of becoming a Rising Star from this interview with 2020 awardee, María Chaparro.

Target group
  • Basic, translational and clinical scientists at any level (but a full professor title will not be accepted)
  • 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.
Rising Stars 2022

Head of Association Management
Wilma Hofer
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