Eligible Applicant must meet each of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Any scientist from any country and of any nationality up to 35 years of age at the time of application;
  • Be the author of the research or a team member – a researcher, who made substantial contributions to the research as evidenced in the enclosed Letter of support from a supervisor or PI;
  • Have advanced proficiency in English (both writing and speaking skills);
  • Provide an institutional approval (Application Form signed by an authorized institution representative);
  • Provide an approval from a supervisor (submit a Letter of Support).

Apply for the awards using this form «Application Form.docx 0,1Mb»


  • The GIFAwards provides equal and non-discriminatory opportunities for all applicants: no regard will be given to gender, nationality, or religion;
  • Young scientists may apply to GFAwards for more than one nomination; however, an applicant may not receive more than one award in a year nor may an individual receive more than one award for the same work;
  • Teams of up to 5 members are eligible to apply. One applicant must serve as the principal investigator (PI) – will submit a proposal, and receive and an award (if proposal is selected) on behalf of the team;
  • The GIFAwards Organizers reserve the right to restrict the participation of any individual or institution in their program.
Please note:
That the application must be submitted entirely in one session
Individual parts of the application cannot be submitted at different times, nor saved for continuation at a later time.
Request for Proposals (RFP)Request for Proposals.docx 90Kb