Water 2022 Young Investigator Award

Water 2022 Young Investigator Award

  • Researcher/Scientist
  • Young Professionals

Nominations for the Water 2022 Young Investigator Award are now open, with the deadline of 30 April 2022! Find out more about the Award below:

The prize:

  • CHF 2000 (Swiss Francs) and an engraved plaque;
  • The option to publish one peer-reviewed paper in Water free of charge before the end of December 2022.

Eligibility and Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a PhD degree;
  • Candidates must be less than 35 years of age as of 31 December 2022;
  • Candidates must have completed ground-breaking research and made a significant contribution to advancing the field of water resources research;
  • Candidates must be nominated by senior scientists.

List of Documents for Nomination:

  • Detailed curriculum vitae, including an updated publication list and a list of the researcher’s own research grants;
  • Birth certificate or other proof of age;
  • A scanned copy of the researcher’s doctorate certificate;
  • A signed nomination letter from an established senior scientist.


  • Nomination deadline: 30 April 2022;
  • Winner announcement: 31 May 2022.

Nominations must be submitted online. Contact water@mdpi.com with any questions.