The GYA membership call for 2022 is open now. Please submit your application before 15 September 2021, 18.00 (6 pm) UTC.
Applications are sought from young, independent scholars who combine the highest level of research excellence with a demonstrated passion for delivering impact.
The GYA is a global organisation that places a high value on its diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates. All applicants receive consideration and will not be discriminated against with regard to race, colour, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disabilities, or other factors. We especially encourage women and applicants from different minority groups, and from diverse disciplines including the natural, physical and social sciences as well as the arts and humanities and people working in government, industry, and non-governmental sectors to apply.
Applications should be completed personally by the candidate and must be accompanied by a letter of support. Completing the application takes about 30 minutes, the form can be saved at any time and processed later. So that you can prepare well, you can find here essay questions in advance as a download.
Applicants are also encouraged to contact the GYA members/alumni who are from their country/region for further information on the GYA activities, working groups and any other questions which can help with application process. You can find members and alumni list along their contact details on our GYA website. In general, you are welcome to ask all questions to the GYA Office.
The application must be submitted before 15 September 2021, 18.00 (6 pm) UTC.
Online application form
This form asks for basic biographical information and includes several short essay questions. The online application form as well as the support documents need to be written in English. The following documents must be uploaded with your online application, as PDF documents.