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ProSPER.Net - Scopus YSA 2013 > ProSPER.Net - Scopus YSA 2013 Application

(Applications will close at GMT midnight of 30 June 2013)



  • have completed your PhD. degree between 01 June 2008 and 01 June 2013
  • are employed at institutions of higher education in the Asia-Pacific region (excluding USA and Canada).
  • are engaged in graduate education and research activities that emphasize sustainable development.
  • are an author who published in peer-reviewed Scientific literature.



You may submit your application for the 5th annual ProSPER.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Award 2013.


To submit your online application, please click on one of the category logo below,
according to your area of expertise:

 (for a list of keywords, please click here)


Follow the steps as listed below:
1. Choose one of the online application link above and fill in the form with your personal information


2. Provide two referee letters in the section 'Attachments'
(Referees will be alerted with an automated email to verify and endorse the recommendation letter that you uploaded)


3. Upload your PhD evidence in the section 'Attachments'
Provide evidence that your PhD degree was completed between 1 June 2008 and 1 June 2013.


 4. Download the excel template "List of Publication.xls" and fill up your published articles in this form. Upload back into the system the completed form.

  • Do take note that there are 3 tabs to categorise your publications,
    'Journal Articles', 'Conference Papers' and 'Books and Monographs'.
  • Please fill in your publications listings in the fields given in the template and save the file according to the instructions in the attachment.
  • Upload your saved file back into the application form.


5. Other supporting documents (optional)
If you have other supporting documents to include, please upload the document using "Other Supporting Documents" option. If you have more than one file, it is recommended that you save all your file into one PDF file or 1 zip file.
Please save it as: "Other Supporting Documents{candidate's name}"


To change your submitted application:
Upon successful submission of the online application form, applicants will receive a Submission ID via email.
To amend a submitted application, please log in to http://yrae.elsevier.com/ApplicationForm.aspx 

The Award Symposium
The symposium will be held in Singapore on the the 19 August 2013, where only the top 3 shortlisted candidates in each of the categories will be sponsored to present their work.

Researchers working at, or affilated with UNU-IAS and UNU-IIST are not eligible to apply for this award.


For more information on this award, visit the FAQs section
Or contact the ProSPER.Net-Scopus Award Secretariat at: ysa@ias.unu.edu 
Elsevier, Mr Derrick Choy at st.marketing@elsevier.com