Award 2019 Call - Ukrainian Society for Neuroscience

Award 2019 Call

Award 2019 Call

Call for 2019 Platon Kostyuk Award is open.

Young biomedical researchers working in Ukraine are invited to apply for the 2019 Platon Kostyuk Award presented by Kostyuk Fund of The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the US ( ).

Biological and medical scientists with PhD/Cand.Sci. degree received no longer than 10 years ago (by date of deadline) are eligible for the application. Previous winners of the Award are not eligible to apply.

Application should contain:

  1. A one-page CV that includes dates and institutions of graduation and obtained degrees.
  2. A list of recent (up to 5 years) peer-reviewed articles (not conference abstracts!) published in English, Ukrainian, or Russian. Please indicate an impact factor for each publication. Briefly (shorter than half-page) describe your specific contribution to the research.
  3. A brief statement (up to two pages) describing your major achievements in context of selection criteria outlined below. The statement is the most important element of the evaluation; ALL selection criteria should be addressed in the statement.
  4. A pdf copy of the applicant’s most important publication.

Application should be written in English using font not less than 11pt, margins not less than 1.5cm and organized in the described order as a single pdf file.

Submit to before or on November 11, 2019 (including).

The following selection criteria will be regarded when reviewing the applications:

  • significance of your research area for Ukraine and mankind;
  • significance of obtained results for your research area;
  • originality and innovativeness of your research approaches;
  • shown ability to make most of available resources;
  • scientific merit of publications (a total impact factor of your publications for last 5 years calculated as a sum of Ifs (1*IF, if you are the first or last author and 0.5 if you are not; please calculate this factor and indicate it at the end of your brief statement).

Each category has a 5-level scoring (maximum is 25 points). Scoring and selection is performed by donors of Kostyuk Fund of The Shevchenko Scientific Society who wish to be involved in the review process. All of them are foreign scientists working in a field of biomedical research. If two or more candidates score the same, the award will be shared among them.

The recipient(s) of the Kostyuk Award will be recognized by a commemorative plaque and personal cash award (30000 hryvnas) during a joint meeting of Bogomoletz Institute Research Council and Young Scientist Council. The recipient(s) are expected to give a talk about their work at the award ceremony.

More information about this award and its former recipients can be found at:


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