We would like to encourage our female members in particular to apply for this opportunity.

Every year, the UEG National Societies Committee and the UEG Scientific Committee jointly select 6-8 clinical scientists as 'UEG Rising Stars'. The selection is based on a track record of international quality research and on scientific independence. This initiative provides a durable platform for these young researchers to further improve and progress in their professional careers.

Applications are invited from the following target group:

  • BSG members
  • Clinical scientists at any level (except full professor)
  • 40 years of age or younger at the time of application (add two years to age limit per child as main carer)
  • Must have as country of residence Europe and/or a country bordering the Mediterranean Sea 
  • Candidates may apply a maximum 3 times for the Rising Star Award

To apply, please follow these steps:

Applicants will be told whether their application for nomination was successful no later than Monday 3 September 2018. 

The BSG’s nominee(s) will receive a completed letter of nomination to upload along with the rest of their application materials. Submit the completed forms via the UEG's online application system. The UEG application deadline is Thursday 6 September.

Enquiries to UEG should be directed to Mika Nagl.