Awards and Fellowships

WCRP/WWRP International Prize for Model Development, Award annually for an outstanding contribution to weather and climate model development by an early- to mid-career researcher. Application deadline expired.

WCRP/GCOS International Data Prize, Award annually to honour achievements in (climate) data product generation, data management, data preservation, data monitoring, and other data relevant activities by an early- to mid-career researcher.  Application deadline expired.

CliSAP Wladimir-Peter-Köppen-Award for Climate and Earth System Sciences 2017 (only German!), Award with 5000 € annually for outstanding doctoral theses in German-speaking countries, candidates must not be older than 30.  Application deadline expired.

Branco Weiss Fellowship, funding of 100,000 Francs per year to cover research. The eligible people must be have a PhD and projects that depart from the mainstream of research in their disciplines. Application deadline: 15 January 2018.

British Academy Visiting Fellowship, funding of 33,000 British pounds to cover subsistence, accommodation costs, research expenses and travel expenses. The fellows must be ECS with a recent PhD degree, mid- career researchers or established academics with a considerable track-record of achievement. Application deadline: 31 January 2018.

Living Planet Fellowship, funding of 99,000 Euros per 2-years to carry out a research project at a host institution from a ESA Member State. The main objective of this initiative is to support young researchers who have a doctoral degree and who would like to initiate a scientific career in the context of Earth Observation and Earth system science. Application deadline: 22 February 2018.

Please consider suggesting more awards or competitions for the list above (contact: Jörg Burdanowitz or Valentina Rabanal).

About YESS community

The YOUNG EARTH SYSTEM SCIENTISTS community is a communication platform among young researchers from Earth system research institutes across the globe. It is a self-maintained superstructure that aims to enhance communication between different graduate schools and between the multitude of diverse research institutes that define the global Earth system science landscape.

Why join YESS community? 

To network, interact and communicate with fellow students, researchers and colleagues.

Our Partners


 Website Design & Realisation:  c-studios – media creation. 

© 2012-2017 YESS community. All rights reserved.