Young Forum Gastein scholarship 2017

The call for newcomer applications for the YFG scholarship is now closed.
All applicants will be informed of the outcome by the end of June 2017.

Only full applications will be considered. Applications will be evaluated considering the maximum number of scholarships available and a balanced participation from across countries and professional sectors.

More about the YFG

The European Health Forum Gastein will offer a limited number of scholarships to young professionals working in the field of health to enable their participation in the #EHFG2017 conference as Young Forum Gastein scholars and introduce them to the YFG Network.

Application criteria

Scholarship applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • citizenship of one of the 28 EU Member States or candidate countries or EFTA countries;
  • 35 years of age or under (on 03 October 2017);
  • proficiency in English (oral & written);
  • Master’s degree in a health-related subject;
  • relevant work experience of at least 2 years (full-time) in the field of health/public health (policy or research);
  • proof of current work in the field of public health (for public sector applicants) – proof of current work in a health role (for industry/private sector applicants).

By applying the applicant confirms his/her availability to undertake an active role in the YFG programme, before and during the EHFG conference. This is a pre-condition for being accepted. Activities may include participation in presentations, panel discussions, reporting on the event, contributing to the conference blog, conducting interviews etc.

Programme duration

The Young Forum Gastein programme at #EHFG2017 commences one day before the official start of the EHFG conference, on Tuesday 03 October 2017. Activities will take place up to and including the evening of Friday 06 October, with travel home on Saturday 07 October. Depending on flight availability some participants may need to arrive on Monday, 02 October 2017.

This year's Young Forum Gastein was made possible by funding from the Robert Bosch Stiftung.

get in touch

If you would like to know more about the Young Forum Gastein Network, please contact:

Josef Wenninger, MSc
E: josef.wenninger[at]ehfg.org
T: +43 662 4224 0012
M: +43 664 2444 998

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