Criteria for application

Final application deadline: 30 November 2017




  • The candidate should clarify for which prize he / she applies
    • Early researcher
    • Post doc
    • Clinical impact


  • For the early researcher: The candidate should be at the early stage of a research career and hold a higher degree, PhD or equivalent
  • For the post doc: The candidate should hold a PhD or equivalent, have performed independent research and have a substantial publication list
  • For the clinical impact: The candidate should hold a medical degree, a PhD or equivalent, and be involved in clinical work and research


All applications should address:

  • Strongly documented interest and skills in palliative care research
  • Evidence of academic development
  • Quality of the application – detailed research methods, relevance to palliative care
  • Environment / research group the candidate has worked within
  • Evidence of publications and presentations of work at conferences or similar events
  • Evidence of scientific awards, if any
  • The candidate should be able and willing to give a plenary lecture in English at the 9th World Research Congress of the EAPC
  • Applicants from all over the world are welcome

Candidates can apply themselves, or be nominated by supervisor or similar.

All professions working within palliative care research are welcome to apply, both clinical and non-clinical.