A limited number of awards are available to assist young scientists from both developed and developing
countries to attend General Assembly and Scientific Symposium of URSI in Sapporo, Japan 19 26 August

To qualify for an award, the applicant:

1. must be less than 35 years old on September 1, 2023;

2. should have a paper, of which he or she is the principal author, submitted and accepted for oral or
poster presentation on-site in Sapporo at a regular session of the General Assembly and Scientific

Applicants should also be interested in promoting contacts between developed and developing countries.
Applicants from all over the world are welcome, including from regions that do not (yet) belong to URSI. All
successful applicants are expected to fully participate in the scientific activities of the General Assembly and
Scientific Symposium. They will receive free registration, and financial support for board and lodging at the
General Assembly and Scientific Symposium on-site. Limited funds will also be available as a contribution to
the travel costs of young scientists from developing countries, but this will also strongly depend on the
situation with respect to the COVID-19 situation and the general format of the GASS 2023.

All Young Scientist applicants must submit a Summary Paper (2 to 4 pages) meeting the requirements of the

Summary Paper Template
together with a CV and a list of publications in PDF format. The Summary Papers
will be submitted to IEEE Xplore unless the author opts out.

The application needs to be done electronically by going to the same Web site used for the submission of
abstracts/papers via
https://www.ursi-gass2023.jp. After entering the submission details, authors will be
asked if they want to apply for the Young Scientist Award. Please do read the additional instructions for YS
applicants in the submission form. Submissions must use the following file naming convention, where
“Lastnameauthor” text is replaced by the student’s surname and “Firstnameauthor” text is replaced by the
student’s first name.:




The deadline for paper submission is 25 January 2023.

Applications will be assessed by the URSI Young Scientist Committee, taking account of the national ranking
of the application and the technical evaluation of the Summary Paper by the relevant URSI Commission.
Awards will be announced on 15 April 2023 on the URSI Web site.

For more information about URSI, the General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, and the activities of
URSI Commissions, please look at the URSI Web site at:
http://www.ursi.org/ and the GASS 2021 Web site
at https://www.ursi-gass2023.jp. We will also post updates on our Twitter account
@URSI_Radio and on our
Facebook page
If you need more information concerning the Young Scientist Program, please contact:

URSI Secretariat, E-mail: