Thank you for your interest in submitting an application for the NRS Young Researcher Award.  The application period for 2018 is now open.

Every Applicant will be notified in 3-4 weeks whether or not he is selected as the award winner after his application is submitted online.

Detailed informaiton of NRS Young Research Award

The NRS Young Researcher Award is established to support and encourage young researchers and stimulate their research work. 

Required documents:

  • A brief CV including previous published scientific works
  • A research plan (less than 1000 words)
  • A scientific literature review (or mini review). The review must have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. It should be a critical, constructive analysis of the literature and its scope should be relative to your research plan.

Award Information:

  • The winners will be selected by the NRS Award Selection Committee.
  • The award committee evaluate all the applicants base on their submitted research plans and literature reviews.
  • Every year the NRS Award Selection Committee will select 2 Gold Award Winners and 20 Silver Award Winners based on the evaluation scores.
  • Each Gold Award Winner will receive a prize of $3000 US dollars via international wire transfer and a certificate.
  • Each Silver Award Winner will receive a prize of $300 US dollars via international wire transfer and a certificate.
  • The names of all the award winners will be announced and updated on the NRS official website timely.
  • All literature reviews submitted by the award winners will be published on the official journal of NRS, Proceedings of the Nature Research Society (An open access multidisciplinary journal, no publication fee).
  • Every Applicant will be notified in 3-4 weeks via Email whether or not he is selected as the award winner after his application is submitted online.
  • Every year the application deadline is November 30.  

If you have any questions or concerns regarding awards, please contact award@nrs.org.

Required documents:

  • A brief CV including previous published scientific works
  • A summary of your current research or research plan (less than 1000 words)
  • A scientific literature review (or mini review). The review must have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. It should be a critical, constructive analysis of the literature and its scope should be relative to your research plan.

Please upload a scientific literature review (or mini review) below.

Important Note: 

  • The review must have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. It should be a critical, constructive analysis of the literature and its scope should be relative to your submitted research plan.
  • There is no format requirements. However, we strongly recommend that the applicants format their references using the Endnote output style.