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Bengt Nybelius, the founder of the European Athlete as Student Network (EAS), was a brilliant mind who settled the objectives and the structure of the organisation in 2004.

He passed away in 2011, and EAS decided to establish a scholarship to carry on the legacy of his work. Therefore, we are happy to announce the first Call for Papers of the 2015 Bengt Nybelius Scholarship.

Aims of the Bengt Nybelius Scholarship

The aim of the Bengt Nybelius Scholarship is to facilitate the integration of outstanding graduate students and young researchers in the area of dual career.

Eligibility to the Bengt Nybelius Scholarship

Regardless the nationality and country of residence, young researcher under the age of 35 years holding a degree in sport sciences could be eligible for the Bengt Nybelius Scholarship.

Requirements to apply to the 2015 Bengt Nybelius Scholarship

Applicants must register to the 2015 Annual EAS Conference and submit as first author an original manuscript related to the scope of EAS. Manuscripts must not contain information presented in other manuscripts under review, accepted, or published elsewhere. The manuscript should be written in English, between 15 and 30 pages double-spaced in Arial font size 11, including title page, abstract, introduction, methods, results, discussion, conclusions, acknowledgments (if applicable), references, tables, figures and legends, and statement of conflicts of interest. Manuscripts must be accompanied by a cover letter, stating clearly why the work is considered suitable for the Bengt Nybelius Scholarship and explaining the importance of the study.

Selection of to the 2015 Bengt Nybelius Scholarship candidates

The Board of EAS will consider the quality of submitted manuscripts and notify all applicants the 3 short-listed candidates by July 31, 2015. The three short-listed candidates have to summarize their work with a 15-minute oral presentation in English at the 2015 annual EAS Conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 24-26. At the Gala Dinner, the Board of EAS will notify the winner of the 2015 Bengt Nybelius Scholarship. Although EAS will not contribute financially to travel expenses and subsistence costs of short-listed candidates, they will be EAS guests at the Gala Dinner.

2015 Bengt Nybelius Scholarship Award

The winner of the Beng Nybelius Scholarship will receive an EAS award and 500 € in cash. The second finalist of the Beng Nybelius Scholarship will receive an EAS award and 250 € in cash

Application to the 2015 Bengt Nybelius Scholarship

To be considered for the 2015 Beng Nybelius Scholarship applicants before July 15th, 2015 (midnight CET) must submit by e-mail to the President of EAS, Prof. Laura Capranica at laura.capranica@uniroma4.it

  • A copy of the manuscript
  • Curriculum vitae and list of publications
  • Registration to the 2015 EAS Conference

Requests of further information, if needed, could be addressed to the President of EAS, Prof. Laura Capranica laura.capranica@uniroma4.it

We are looking forward to receiving your application! The Board of EAS


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