2015 Call For New Members: Global Young Academy

2015 Call For New Members: Global Young Academy

Deadline: September 27, 2015

The 2015 call for new members to join the Global Young Academy in 2016 is now open. Applications are sought from young, independent scholars who combine the highest level of research excellence with a demonstrated passion for delivering impact.

The Global Young Academy is an international organization of young researchers with members from six continents. Members are selected for five year terms. Each member should attend the Annual General Meeting (25-29 May 2016) and is expected to actively contribute to one or more of the organization’s programs, which include participation in policy development, promotion of national young academies, supporting science and education at the international level, and the young scientist ambassador program.


  • This call is open to all scholars working in any research-based discipline, including the sciences, medicine, engineering, social sciences, the arts and humanities
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate a high level of excellence in their discipline.
  • Applicants should be in the early years of their independent careers. The majority of the GYA’s members are aged 30-40 and the typical period from completion of a PhD or similar degree is 5-10 years. Applicants falling significantly outside these ranges may be considered under exceptional circumstances.

How to Apply

Applications should be completed personally by the candidate and must be accompanied by a letter of support. Application forms and instructions can be downloaded here and should be emailed to [email protected].

For more information visit Global Young Academy.