[Children] 2020 Young Investigator Award


Children is now inviting nominations for the Children 2020 Young Investigator Award. This prize will be given to one young investigator in recognition of her/his research achievements related to children’s health. All nominations will be assessed by an Evaluation Committee led by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Sari A. Acra, MD, MPH.                                                                                     

The Prize

  • 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs);
  • Option to publish one paper free of charge in Children after peer review before 31 December 2021.

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Ground-breaking research contributions to the advancement of children’s health;
  • Hold an MD, Ph.D., or equivalent degree;
  • Nominations must be nominated by their supervisor(s) or mentor(s) and from the following:
    • Individuals involved in research aligned with the mission of Children who are within 5 years of completion of all training (fellowship or post-doc);
    • Fellows;
    • Residents. 

List of Documents for Nomination

  1. Curriculum Vitae and a list of publications;
  2. A description of the candidate’s research and a scanned copy of the candidate’s doctorate certificate;
  3. Signed nomination letters from their supervisor(s) or mentor(s).


Nomination deadline: 31 October, 2020
Winners announced: 31 December, 2020

How to submit nominations

The nominations must be submitted online at:  https://www.mdpi.com/journal/children/awards/submit/1053.

For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at children@mdpi.com. We look forward to receiving your nominations.

Children Editorial Office

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