How to compete?

Early-Career Researcher Prize

Who is eligible?

  • Students enrolled in PhD or master’s programmes
  • Researchers who have defended their thesis within the last 7 years
  • Proof of enrollment in a master’s or PhD programme, or of degree completion, must be provided

What papers are eligible?

  • Papers written by one or several early-career researchers only
  • Papers submitted as a research article
  • Papers submitted in English or French that comply with the journal’s editorial guidelines

 What are the key dates?

  • Reviewed papers are discussed by the editorial board (every 2 months) according to the standard process
  • An international jury will review the papers accepted by the board in 2023
  • Results will be announced to candidates in March 2024

 What is the prize?

  • Accelerated publication
  • 1,000 euros (to be shared for co-authored papers)
  • Invitation to Paris to present the article at INED’s weekly seminar


To submit a paper:

Mention you are competing for the Early-Career Researcher Prize