Young Scientist Award

Part of the URSI Young Scientists Program
to learn more about the URSI Young Scientists Program, please click here

Rules and Guidelines

A limited number of awards are available to assist young scientists from both developed and
developing countries to attend the AT-AP-RASC 2022.

To qualify for an award the applicant:

  1. must be less than 35 years old on September 1 of the year of the AT-AP-RASC conference;
  2. should have a paper, of which he or she is the principal author, submitted and accepted for oral or poster presentation at a regular session of AT-AP-RASC 2022.

Applicants should also be interested in promoting contacts between developed and developing countries.

Applicants from all over the world are welcome, also from regions that do not (yet) belong to URSI. All successful applicants are expected to participate fully in the scientific activities of AT-AP-RASC 2022. They will receive free registration, and financial support for board and lodging at AT-AP-RASC 2022. Limited funds will also be available as a contribution to the travel costs of young scientists from developing countries.

The application should be made electronically using the same Web site used for the submission of abstracts/papers, being The deadline for paper submission for AT-AP-RASC 2022 is 15 January 2022.

A Web-based form will appear when applicants check "Young Scientist paper" at the time they submit their paper.

All Young Scientists must submit their paper(s) and this application together with a CV and a list of publications in PDF format to the paper-submission Web site.

All Young Scientist applicants must submit a Summary Paper meeting the requirements of the Summary Paper Template. Summary Papers will be submitted to IEEE Xplore unless the author opts out.

Applications will be assessed by the URSI Young Scientist Committee taking account, amongst other factors, the technical evaluation of the abstract by the relevant URSI Commission. Awards will be announced on 15 March 2022 on the URSI Web site.

For more information about URSI, AT-AP-RASC 2022, and the activities of URSI Commissions, please look at the URSI Web site at: or the AT-AP-RASC 2022 Web site at



Separate and independent from this Young Scientists Program, a Student Paper Competition will be organised as well. See here for more information. Those who are eligible and interested to apply for the Student Paper Competition may do so by ticking the appropriate box during the paper submission process.